Originally published on April 26, 2014 on Pixelitis.net.
What was often scoffed at as an urban legend has been finally revealed as truth: excavators have uncovered the infamous E.T. Atari cartridge landfill in a desert in Almagordo, New Mexico.
The dig was organized by Canadian entertainment company Fuel Industries and Xbox Entertainment Studios in order to film a documentary about the 1983 burial of purportedly millions of unsold Atari cartridges. The excavation was officially approved by the Alamogordo City Commission last year and started today.Read More