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Excavating the Atari E.T. Video Game Burial Site-Game|Life-WIRED

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Published on Apr 28, 2014

It’s been dubbed The Great Video Game Burial of 1983, but did Atari really toss millions of cartridges of its biggest flop: E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial? Chris Kohler is onsite to witness an excavation of the landfill to see if the joke’s really on us, and to talk with those involved with the project, including original game designer Howard Scott Warshaw.

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Excavating the Atari E.T. Video Game Burial Site-Game|Life-WIRED

Starring: Chris Kohler

Flyover footage by Luke Fitch/Altitude-FX (http://www.altitude-fx.com) and Luke T. Davis/Flytcam (http://flytcam.com)

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