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Microsoft granted approval to excavate Atari’s fabled ET dump site

The planned excavation of the fabled Atari dump site said to be filled with thousands of copies of ET The Extraterrestrial game cartridges has overcome its latest hurdle. According toAlamogordo News, The New Mexico Environment Department has granted approval for the dig having previously blocked previous plans, claiming they were …

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Atari documentary series to debut exclusively on Xbox in 2014

Xbox Entertainment Studios has announced it will be debuting a documentary series about Atari on Microsoft’s consles next year. The series will tell the story of Atari’s reaction to the poor reception of ET The Video Game in 1983, which saw the company bury piles of the game in the …

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Atari to exit bankruptcy

A U.S. judge has approved Atari’s plan to leave bankruptcy protection a little less than a year after filing for Chapter 11 in January. The Wall Street Journal reportsthat Judge James Peck of the U.S. Bankruptcy Court in Manhattan not only signed off on the deal Thursday, but actually thanked …

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Outcast dev acquires IP from Atari

Appeal S.A, has purchased the rights to Outcast from Atari Europe. The 1999 PC game was published by Atari, but was originally developed by Appeal.The terms of the deal have not been made public. Studio founders Yann Robert, Frank Sauer, and Yves Grolet are planning a revival of the sci-fi …

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