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Aug 20th
2012

E.T. Video Retro Reflection

The Number You Have Dialed, Has Not Been Recognised

Check out our video retro reflection of E.T. 

E.T. became a scapegoat, the icon of the great arcade bust, and has ever since served as a reminder of the pitfalls of an ever evolving industry and medium, the dangers of boring what has always generally been a short attention-spanned audience. It might not be the worst, but I think we, consciously or subconsciously, prefer to think of it as the worst, to preserve an antique emblem of what almost destroyed the potentiality of three decades of infinitely untapped discovery, imagination, and fun. A failure remembered, we do naught but pray we not repeat it.”

For the full written reflection, click here.

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About The Author

Aidan Fundamenski was a former writer at Awesome Games. Paired with the passion to pen, Aidan’s an entertainment journalist aspirant.

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