Widely considered one of the worst games of all time, "E.T." for Atari 2600 was so terrible, unsold copies were dumped in a landfill. Now, after an excavation earlier this year, those dirty cartridges are hitting eBay, and they're pretty pricey.
On today's show, we check out a water sphere floating in microgravity (courtesy of the astronauts onboard the International Space Station), debate bidding on the Atari 2600 E.T. games dug up from a landfill, and discuss an EFF request that could revive abandoned online games.
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.
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