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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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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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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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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

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Virgin Galactic cancels press conference after tragedy

In the wake of an explosion that killed two in Mojave, Calif., Virgin Galactic canceled a planned press conference in Las Cruces, NM., near its Spaceport facility.

By Jul. 27, 2007