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E.T. Carts Confirmed in Alamogordo, NM Landfill
Photos by Pacalin
it8Bit is in Alamogordo, New Mexico Looking for E.T.!
Pacalin is currently there to unravel one of the greatest mysteries in video game history and find out if there really are thousands upon thousands of E.T. cartridges for the Atari 2600 buried in a landfill in Alamogordo.
If you want to understand Pacalin’s history (and obsession) over this game, be sure to check out her 8-Bit Legend work as well as her “Never Forget" tribute to one of the most infamous video games in history.
Looks like the newest 3DS Zelda game—announced today as a sequel to A Link to the Past —really is set in the same exact overworld as that Super Nintendo classic.
Follow Friday: Stay in the know edition
Reuters on Tumblr: Thomson Reuters is the world’s largest international multimedia news agency, providing investing news, world news, business news, technology news, headline news, and more. Now you can follow them on Tumblr and bring a part of that straight into your Tumblr dash feed. Click here to follow Reuters
SoupSoup: The word is that there are still people on Tumblr that aren’t following this guy. I guess, though it might be hard to believe, there are also still people that think the world is flat. SoupSoup aka Anthony De Rosa is the Reuters Social Media Editor and is “integrating the ‘ambient wire’ that exists on social networks, where news now breaks before anywhere else, into Reuters platforms. As part of his mission, he helps Reuters journalists and editors use social media tools to monitor news, report news, and find leads.” Click here to follow SoupSoup
Rueters TV - Davos: While it might not be a tumblr blog, we still think you should take the time to check out Davos on Reuters TV. “Every year, global policy makers, business leaders and thinkers gather in Davos, Switzerland, to discuss solutions to pressing global issues. This year, Reuters TV is there to bring you the best ideas and perspective.” Watch Here
Ebay User Selling NES Cartridge for $6500
The Nintendo World Championships was an event hosted by Nintendo back in 1990 that spanned nearly 30 American cities and pitted gamers of all ages against each other in three different games: Super Mario Bros, Tetris, and Rad Racer. A player’s final score would be determined through this formula: (Super Mario Bros score) + (Rad Racer score x 10) + (Tetris score x 10) [Wikipedia].
Anyway, the cartridges for Nintendo World Championships are extremely rare and very hard to come by. The cartridges can go from a couple thousand dollars all the way up to $20,000 for the gold cartridge. The cartridge in question is just a standard grey cartridge and is currently being sold for $6500.
You can check out the Ebay listing here.