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Total Failure: The World's Worst Video Game

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An E.T. doll was held up at the site of an exploratory dig for old Atari video games Saturday. Workers dug into a landfill in Alamogordo, N.M., that had long been rumored to be the final resting place of millions of copies of the game E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial. Juan Carlos Llorca/AP hide caption

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In the 1996 20th Century Fox film Independence Day, the White House did not fare well. AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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