After producing too many copies of its infamously terrible E.T.
game, Atari dumped the unsold inventory in a remote New Mexico landfill
. Thirty years on, the local authorities have greenlighted an excavation to see exactly what's down there.
[John Bear at The Alamogordo Daily News
] — Rob
AT Games has released the new Atari Flashback 4 console, this time with wireless joysticks. It's loaded with Asteroids, Missile Command, Space Invaders, Jungle Hunt, Centipede and 70 more classics, but not E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial.
Here's the menu:
Demons to Diamonds,
Fun with Numbers,
Off The Wall,
Return to Haunted House,
Atari Flashback 4 (Thanks, Charles Pescovitz!)