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Atari: Game Over

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An urban legend states that in 1983 the Atari Corporation, faced with an overwhelmingly negative response to the E.T. video game, disposed of millions of unsold game cartridges by burying them in a small New Mexico town. Could the story be true?

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Atari: Game Over

An urban legend states that in 1983 the Atari Corporation, faced with an overwhelmingly negative response to the E.T. video game, disposed of millions of unsold game cartridges by burying them in a small New Mexico town. Could the story be true?