The Infamous Atari Landfill Dig Is Finally Happening

Come April 26, 2014, one of gaming's greatest mysteries will finally be solved. Or maybe it will just be get even more convoluted and confusing. In either case, that is the official date Microsoft just announced for when someone is finally going to break ground on the infamous New Mexico landfill that's allegedly… » 4/10/14 3:45pm 4/10/14 3:45pm

Someone's Going to Dig Up Atari's Infamous New Mexico Landfill

Alamogordo's city council has granted an excavation permit for the infamous landfill said to hold thousands of copies of E.T. and Pac-Man for the Atari 2600—two titles blamed for the mid-1980s crash of console gaming—and yes, the permit-holder is digging out the site specifically to find those games' remains. » 6/02/13 1:23pm 6/02/13 1:23pm

Futuristic 1980s Family Wins Sweepstakes Due to Rigorous…

“From a better world” comes a happy, shiny, space-age jumpsuit-wearing family showing off their new Atari computer and video games, won because mom used the right stuff to clean up after them. Once again, Future Mom is stuck doing the dirty work. Screw the jetpack, what good is the future without a toilet-cleaning… » 8/05/08 1:07pm 8/05/08 1:07pm