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Atari: Game Over documentary available for free

One of the enduring video game urban legends is that E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial for the Atari 2600 was singlehandedly responsible for the killing the video games.  The game was so bad, it took down the Atari juggernaut and the rest of the industry with it.  Supposedly, there were *so* many returned copies of E.T. from disgruntled customers that Atari had to bury millions of cartridges at an undisclosed location in the desert.  Or so the legend goes. Continue reading Atari: Game Over documentary available for free