Atari ‘E.T.’ Landfill Excavation: Proof Of Gaming’s Greatest Urban Legend Found In New Mexico [PHOTOS]


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Atari ‘E.T.’ Landfill Excavation: Proof Of Gaming’s Greatest Urban Legend Found In New Mexico [PHOTOS]

Gaming’s greatest urban legend, the tale of Atari dumping millions of unsold “E.T. – The Extra-Terrestrial” cartridges in a New Mexico landfill, has been proven true. As part of an upcoming Xbox Entertainment Studios documentary, an excavation crew went to the New Mexico desert to find the legendary landfill and discovered several “E.T.” cartridges.

Atari ‘E.T.’ Landfill Excavation: Proof Of Gaming’s Greatest Urban Legend Found In New Mexico [PHOTOS]

The legend of the Atari 2600 “E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial” video game begins in 1982 as Atari is negotiating the rights to turn the film into a video game. The game, in theory, would be ready for the holidays, which would mean big sales and a huge profit for Atari. Of course, “E.T.” the video game did not turn out as planned.

Atari ‘E.T.’ Landfill Excavation: Proof Of Gaming’s Greatest Urban Legend Found In New Mexico [PHOTOS]

Howard Scott Warshaw, game designer of “E.T the Extra-Terrestrial,” spoke about the game’s development with The A.V. Club

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Dutch, Pothead, Married since 1999, once homeless officially homed since uh...I guess somewhere around 2006. Music lover (anything but techno) Animal friend (in general, dogs and cats more specific, wolves rule though), Happy (most of the time) Pacifist, optimist but also sarcastic, cynical and philosopher (big word, if I find a better one....) oh... Gamer, PC freak, Software junky, bottom level hacker (lol i can "hack" some of my games but t.b.h others did the work, I just apply their knowledge) all around "can you fix my pc Martin" guy did I mentioned married?

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