E.T. Documentary & Complete Playthrough
Worst Video Game Atari

Reading Time: < 1 minute Documentary and complete explanation and walkthrough on E.T. for the Atari 2600.

Reading Time: < 1 minute

Analytical view on E.T. for the Atari 2600. This short documentary focuses on the game being considered the worst of all time, the myth (and uncovering) of the Alamogordo landfill, the death of Atari, and complete breakdown and playthrough of the game including easter eggs, and a word from developer Howard Scott Warshaw.


00:00 – Myth and Initial Game Reception
01:29 – E.T. Found in Alamogordo
02:27 – Game Start
03:48 – How to Play (Map Breakdown)
04:54 – How to Play (Icons Breakdown)
07:41 – How to Play (Character Breakdown)
09:13 – Unedited Gameplay Walkthrough
11:08 – How to Avoid Falling Into Wells
12:09 – Call Ship Zone Found
15:53 – Gameplay (Call Mothership)
17:25 – Gamebreaking Glitch
17:49 – Easter Eggs
19:22 – Howard Scott Warshaw
20:10 – Worst Game Ever?
20:44 – Then What Is?
21:04 – Closing (Why Did Everyone Hate It?)
21:51 – A Special Thank You



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