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Fixing E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial for the Atari 2600

posted Apr 7, 2013, 2:43 AM by Troy Cheek   [ updated Apr 7, 2013, 2:43 AM ]
I don't know if this is an April Fool's prank or the most awesome thing ever, but somebody over at has hacked the Atari 2600 cartridge E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial to fix all the bugs and add new elements to the gameplay.  This genius discusses the games many faults, explains why some of them aren't actually faults, but then goes on to fix collision detection bugs, color bugs, falling bugs, difficulty bugs, scoring bugs, and probably some bugs in the bugs.  Also added is a new difficulty level and a ninja E.T. Easter Egg.