On this page you will find information on the various businesses
that have owned the Amiga or played a significant role at some
point in time.
|The Complete History
of Commodore and Amiga
The complete history of the Amiga from 1980 to the present.
|The future of the
Amiga under Atari
A hypothetical look at what the Amiga may have become if Atari
had bought it.
|The Amiga Corporation:
1982 - 1984
The story of their foray into Atari 2600
games, the Amigas creation, the battle with Atari and interviews
with some of the original team.
|Commodore: 1984 - 1994
The history of Commodore and a number of items of relevance
to this period of the Amigas life.
|Escom: 1995 - 1996
The third Amiga owner announced numerous products but failed
The licensee that wanted to put the Amiga into every living
|Quikpak: 1996 - 1998
The Escom manufacturer that aimed to move
the Amiga into the high-end video market and port the OS to
the Alpha processor.
|PIOS/Metabox: 1996 - 1997
The third party developer created from the remains of Amiga
|Phase 5: 1996 - 2000
The third party developer that wanted to become unofficial successor
to the Amiga.
|Gateway: 1997 - 1999
Gateway attempted to resurrect the Amiga announcing a next generation
system and the release of the first OS upgrade in five years.
|Amiga Players: 1999
The announcement that Gateway had abandoned the MCC resulted
in the appearance of three community efforts...
|Amiga Inc: 1999-
Amino Developments purchased rights to the Amiga and announced
a new direction using the Tao virtual machine.
|Genesi: 2000 - Present
A third party developer that has sought to attract the Amiga
community with new PowerPC hardware and an Amiga compatible
|Amiga Inc: 2004 -
After some legal shenanigans Amiga Inc. has been sold to KMOS.
KMOS later changed their company name to Amiga Inc. The status
quo remains unchanged.
|The Painful journey
away from 68k - PowerPC and beyond!
|Amiga history of
A look at the origins of the Amigas transition
from 68k to PowerPC.
|The Amigas secret love affair
with the Alpha
The Amigas courtship and rejection of the Alpha processor.
|The PowerPC series
So what is the PowerPC?