'Extra-Terrestrial' stockpile unearthed in New Mexico

According to urban legend, for over 30 years a large stockpile of unsold Atari games including ET The Extra-Terrestrial, has been buried in a New Mexico landfill.

Many believed the stories were untrue, but due to an upcoming documentary, produced by Microsoft's Xbox, the games have now been found, according to The Verge news site.

Director of Programming for the Microsoft gaming network Xbox Live tweeted images of the ET games after finding them:


Looks like ET had some company here in New Mexico. Still in shrink wrap! http://t.co/BNjKyVVcrN


Here it is up close - the very first ET cartridge exhumed after 30 years http://t.co/nb8tv33w8F



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