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  • Vega+ stripped of Sinclair and ZX Spectrum brand

    According to the BBC, the RCL Vega+ console has lost it's right to use the Sinclair logo due to all the bumbling mishaps RCL have done. Sky, who own the rights to Amstrad (who in turn bought the rights to Sinclair back in '86) have had enough of all the prevaricating around the proverbial bush. Unfortunately for them, this came crashing down just as RCL had began shipping - with actual real people confirming receipt of their long-awaited Vega+ units. Although the decision was made back in May, Sky has told campaign manager Retro Computers Ltd (RCL) that a licence to use the names will therefore expire on 7 August. Sky has since ended their working relationship with RCL. Due to this situation caused by RCL, Sky have now decided to withhold licensing for a variety of games-rights they hold which were to be released originally.
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