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+ - E.T. Found In New Mexico Landfill-> 1

Submitted by skipkent
skipkent (1510) writes "One of the most infamous urban legends in video games has turned out to be true.P

Digging in Alamogordo, New Mexico today, excavators discovered cartridges for the critically-panned Atari game E.T., buried in a landfill way back in 1983 after Atari couldn't figure out what else to do with their unsold copies. For decades, legend had it that Atari put millions of E.T. cartridges in the ground, though some skeptics have wondered whether such an extraordinary event actually happened."

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E.T. Found In New Mexico Landfill

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