The missing link between PC and Console: The Amstrad Mega PC

Gamer Limit writes: "Between the mid 80s and early 90s, Amstrad were one of the largest manufacturers of IBM PCs on the market, especially in Europe and Australia. Considered a premium brand at the time, Amstrad lead the way in innovate products that suited specific elements of the market. Near the end of their golden years, Amstrad struggled to compete with their now growing number of competitors. Cheaper, faster, smaller and well, cheaper, Amstrad needed to push themselves out of the ordinary develop something extraordinary, especially for its time.

A product that appealed to both aspects of the PC market, and also revolutionary enough to save their market share. This product was the Amstrad Mega PC."

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Fullish3221d ago

Damn that's awesome, very collectable.

stevedawonder3221d ago

I want one for my slowly growing collection. Ebay, here I come!

chrisjc3221d ago

Actually that's not a bad idea, at all.

Fullish3221d ago

except you'll be paying a bucket load for something with really no advantage to owning.

Cloud-14093221d ago

I bet they'll cost a fortune though

Ziriux3221d ago

Yea, always something missing between the two.

JQ3221d ago

As a rule, I don't purchase things with "Mega" in the title unless followed by "Man".

Dimly3221d ago

My god why would anyone ever need this?

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