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First trailer for Atari E.T. dig movie released

The soon to be shuttered Xbox Entertainment Studios showed the first peek at the film about this spring's successful dig for thousands of Atari E.T. cartridges buried in New Mexico in 1983.

By July 25, 2014

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Tour the distant planets most likely (so far) to support life

Seven of a multitude of exoplanets whose existence have been confirmed in recent years stand out as the most likely to host liquid water and, perhaps, life. Take an intergalactic tour in search of E.T. with Crave's Eric Mack.

By May 9, 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 April 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 April 26, 2014

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Atari E.T. games, buried for 31 years, set to surface at last

The world will find out Saturday if millions of game cartridges that Atari disappeared in 1983 after its E.T. title tanked are really in a New Mexico dump. CNET will be there to report.

By April 25, 2014

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Crave Ep. 124: Obscenely overpriced phones and tablets

On this week's Crave, we hug our diamond-covered smartphone, dig in the dirt for old E.T. game cartridges, and look to the skies for a pizza delivered by DomiCopter.

By June 7, 2013

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Obscenely overpriced phones and tablets, Ep. 124

On this week's Crave, we hug our diamond-covered smartphone, dig in the dirt for old E.T. game cartridges, and look to the skies for a pizza delivered by octocopter.

By June 7, 2013

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Crave Ep. 125: Jam surveillance cameras with these 'fashionable' LED glasses

This week on Crave, we go incognito with some Infrared LED glasses. Plus, we check out an $8 million speaker system, and we make like E.T. and fly away on a bike.

By June 21, 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 June 3, 2013

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The 404 1,280: Where we dig up the truth (podcast)

Today we're parsing through the squalid urban legend of the worst video game flop ever produced: the E.T. game for the Atari 2600, and the hushed whispers that 3.5 million copies were buried in a desert.

By June 3, 2013