Atari: Game Over

Atari: Game Over

By Zak Penn

  • Genre: Zak Penn
  • Release Date: 2015-02-02
  • Advisory Rating: Unrated
  • Runtime: 1h 6min
  • Director: Zak Penn
  • Production Company: Xbox Entertainment Studios
  • iTunes Price: USD 6.99
  • iTunes Rent Price: USD 0.99
6.6/10
6.6
From 136 Ratings

Description

The hunt is on to find 3.5 million unsold copies of the E.T The Extra-Terrestrial video game, reputed to have been the cause of Atari’s downfall in 1984. 'Atari: Game Over' explores the popular urban legend known as “The Great Video Game Burial of 1983”. As the story goes, Atari Corporation, faced with an overwhelmingly negative response to the E.T. video game, disposed of millions of unsold game cartridges by burying them in the small town of Alamogordo, New Mexico. For decades the myth of Atari and these E.T. cartridges was whispered about amongst game fans everywhere. Director Zak Penn and his team head to the landfill where the video games were supposedly buried to uncover the truth behind the legend.

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  • Bossomenova moive

    5
    By Lancefoxcoonbit2019
    Got it free form Mircosoft and I loved it and I wound remanded it any one who loves retro gaming and/or into video game histroy ay lees view it.
  • Captivating

    5
    By Dzilenziger
    A poetic, hysterical, intellectual and humanistic dive into coming to terms with failure following the euphoric bliss of stratospheric success.
  • Just sad.

    1
    By sammorris
    People spending free time literally looking through garbage for crappy video games. This says something about our country...

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