So as Urban Legend had it, in 1983 Atari sent millions of videogames to Alamogordo to be destroyed and buried in a landfill. While residents of Alamogordo had always said it was true, the City and the owner of the landfill denied it. Among the games believed to have been buried were E.T. and Pac-Man. CLICK HERE for the full story behind the "burial"
On Saturday, documentary filmmakers were given permission to dig in the landfill for evidence that the "graveyard" was real
Here it is up close - the very first ET cartridge exhumed after 30 years pic.twitter.com/nb8tv33w8F— Larry Hryb (@majornelson) April 26, 2014