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I'm going to have to dig a hole

Discussion in 'Console Games & Hardware' started by WatchTower, 11 May 2006.

  1. WatchTower


    Joined: 9 Jan 2005

    Posts: 4,426

    Location: Stoke-On-Trent

    I've read about Atari dumping aload of games in a landfill years ago and these guys go and find em. That is if this is real.

    Atari Games
  2. MouseMat2004


    Joined: 16 Jan 2004

    Posts: 2,662

    Location: Workgroup

    Maybe there will be one with PS3's ;)
  3. hardkore


    Joined: 13 Mar 2004

    Posts: 2,939

    Location: Norfolk

    Yep thats real. In a recent issue of PCZONE they're a article about game licences and past ones that could have been good but failed miserably. E.T was one of the games that comes to mind, they also mentioned robocop as well.
    There was a part in the article where they mentioned that atari dumped alot of games in a landfill. I didnt think it was true at first, but seeing that site you linked it must be true. Shocking really :(
  4. roboffer


    Joined: 18 Oct 2002

    Posts: 9,598

    Location: Sunderland

    Im assuming this is the ET one? If so, I think the story is real, however the video is not (as you probably guessed)
  5. Memphis


    Joined: 13 Jan 2004

    Posts: 12,197

    Location: Inverness

    The story is most definately true.
  6. Euro_Hunter

    Wise Guy

    Joined: 18 Oct 2002

    Posts: 2,008

    Location: Lincolnshire

    I remember playing this game when it came out, it was total carp.

    Fortunately I had only rented it for the weekend.
  7. JaFFa


    Joined: 18 Oct 2002

    Posts: 4,905

    Location: London

    its true yer but you cant go and find them as they hired steam rollers to destroy them all for fear of looters.

    edit: just watched the video it seems you can dig them up, I definitely read they crushed them all I dont know if they set it up in the video or its real now.

    Snopes source
    Last edited: 11 May 2006
  8. cokecan


    Joined: 4 Jan 2004

    Posts: 7,630

    Location: Nottingham

    yup def true, i posted about this earlier this year. lol just had to smile when i saw the video and how shoddy that game looked! :)