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American ICBMs Controlled by Atari-era Electronic Systems Illustration by Greg Groesch/The Washington Times

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FILE - In this April 26, 2014 file photo, film director Zak Penn shows a box of a decades-old Atari "E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial" game found in a dumpsite in Alamogordo, N.M. A documentary on Atari's decline and a decades-old urban legend on the secret dumping of the "E.T." game in the New Mexico desert is airing on Netflix. "Atari: Game Over" was released on the streaming service late Wednesday, April 1, 2015, and details the demise of gaming giant Atari. (AP Photo/Juan Carlos Llorca, File)

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FILE - In this April 26, 2014 file photo, film producer Jonathan Chinn and Alamogordo Mayor Susie Galea pose for a photograph in Alamogordo, N.M. Producers of a documentary dug in an southeastern New Mexico landfill in search of millions of cartridges of the Atari 'E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial' game that has been called the worst game in the history of video gaming and were buried there in 1983. Officials in Alamogordo, are working on a plan under which film companies, museums and the public could get Atari video games that were dug up from the old landfill last month. (AP Photo/Juan Carlos Llorca)

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FILE - In this April 26, 2014 file photo, an E.T. doll is seen while construction workers prepare to dig into a landfill in Alamogordo, N.M., Producers of a documentary dug in an southeastern New Mexico landfill in search of millions of cartridges of the Atari 'E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial' game that has been called the worst game in the history of video gaming and were buried there in 1983. Officials in Alamogordo, are working on a plan under which film companies, museums and the public could get Atari video games that were dug up from the old landfill last month. (AP Photo/Juan Carlos Llorca)

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FILE - In this April 26, 2014 file photo, a man takes a photo of an E.T. doll in Alamogordo, N.M. Producers of a documentary dug in an southeastern New Mexico landfill in search of millions of cartridges of the Atari 'E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial' game that has been called the worst game in the history of video gaming and were buried there in 1983. Officials in Alamogordo, are working on a plan under which film companies, museums and the public could get Atari video games that were dug up from the old landfill last month. (AP Photo/Juan Carlos Llorca)

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FILE - In this April 26, 2014 file photo, workers sift through trash in search for decades-old Atari 'E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial' game cartridges in Alamogordo, N.M., Producers of a documentary dug in an southeastern New Mexico landfill in search of millions of cartridges of the Atari 'E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial' game that has been called the worst game in the history of video gaming and were buried there in 1983. Officials in Alamogordo, are working on a plan under which film companies, museums and the public could get Atari video games that were dug up from the old landfill last month. (AP Photo/Juan Carlos Llorca)

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Film Director Zak Penn shows a box of a decades-old Atari "E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial" game found in a dumpsite in Alamogordo, N.M., in this April 26, 2014, file photo, Producers of a documentary dug in an southeastern New Mexico landfill in search of millions of cartridges of the Atari "E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial" game that has been called the worst game in the history of video gaming and were buried there in 1983. (AP Photo/Juan Carlos Llorca)

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FILE - In this April 26, 2014 file photo,left, and Raul Ruiz pose for a photograph with a cartridge they found buried in a landfill in Alamogordo, N.M. Producers of a documentary dug in an southeastern New Mexico landfill in search of millions of cartridges of the Atari 'E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial' game that has been called the worst game in the history of video gaming and were buried there in 1983. Officials in Alamogordo, are working on a plan under which film companies, museums and the public could get Atari video games that were dug up from the old landfill last month. (AP Photo/Juan Carlos Llorca)

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An E.T. doll is seen while construction workers prepare to dig into a landfill in Alamogordo, N.M., Saturday, April 26, 2014. Producers of a documentary are digging in the landfill in search of millions of cartridges of the Atari 'E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial' game that has been called the worst game in the history of videogaming. A New York Times article from 1983 reported that Atari cartridges of "E.T. The Extraterrestrial" were dumped in the landfill in Alamogordo. (AP Photo/Juan Carlos Llorca)

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Crews begin digging at the old Alamogordo, N.M., landfill on Friday April 25, 2014, to search for copies of the Atari game "E.T. The Extraterrestrial" purportedly buried there in the 1980s. The game is considered among gamers to be one of the worst ever and is believed to have contributed to the demise of Atari. (AP Photo/Alamogordo Daily News, John Bear)