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.
Some of the spoils from an Atari excavation of a New Mexico landfill (yep, even E.T.) are now up for auction, but don't expect to be able to play the games.
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.
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