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Everything found in the Atari desert dig and where it's headed

This spring, hundreds of long-buried Atari cartridges were excavated from a landfill. Here's the full list of what was found and what's next for these plastic pieces of geek history.

By Jun. 3, 2014

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Found! Atari's E.T. games dug up from New Mexico landfill

After 31 years hidden in the wake of one of the worst video game failures in history, thousands of E.T. and other Atari games were uncovered Saturday. The find ended the mystique of a great industry legend.

By Apr. 26, 2014

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Success! Atari E.T. games found in New Mexico dump

Despite doubters, the first of what could be thousands or millions of buried E.T. game cartridges were discovered in the Alamogordo landfill where Atari buried them 31 years ago.

By Apr. 26, 2014

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Digging for Atari's 'corporate shame,' the buried E.T. games

At SXSW, a team of filmmakers said they're ready to start shoveling garbage out of a New Mexico landfill in the hunt for millions of units of the buried treasure. Their film will document the whole tragic story.

By Mar. 11, 2014

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Not so fast: Environmental concerns halt Atari E.T. cartridge dig

Filmmakers planned to excavate millions of the cartridges, buried as part of Atari's 'corporate shame,' but New Mexico regulators say an environmental report is required first.

By Mar. 21, 2014

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Documentary on Atari's E.T. to kick off Xbox film series

The exclusive series will air only on Xbox 360 and Xbox One, starting with a film about the infamous Atari video game ET: The Extra-Terrestrial.

By Dec. 19, 2013

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Atari dig aims to uncover infamous E.T. game cartridges

A film company plans to make a documentary about digging up the burial site of millions of unsold copies of Atari's E.T. game, one of the worst video games ever created.

By Jun. 3, 2013

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Microsoft may use mashup of pricing plans for Xbox TV shows

With Xbox Originals, Microsoft is well under way to begin delivering the first of 12 different TV shows in June. The elephant in the room: What's it going to cost consumers?

By Apr. 28, 2014

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Pilgrimage to the grave of Ham the Astrochimp

Crave's Nerdy New Mexico series delivers flowers to the grave of Ham the Astrochimp, the first chimpanzee launched into space. It was a big confidence booster for NASA prior to sending humans into orbit.

By Apr. 20, 2012