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Get Outta Town: Video game history slowly decomposes beneath the New Mexican desert

The burial of Atari games in Alamogordo launched an urban legend

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In 2014, about 1,300 Atari video game cartridges were excavated from a landfill where they were buried in the 1980s. Hundreds of thousands more remain below Alamogordo, New Mexico.