PC gamers will have an alternative to online gaming when it comes to multiplayer in the summer. No it’s not bringing back the LAN party but Lenovo is releasing a giant 27-inch interpersonal computer. The size of a coffee table and able to be stationed on a desk or laid flat on a table it’s being called the IdeaCentre Horizon Table PC. Perhaps the most innovative thing not just from Lenovo but the PC market in general PC gamers will have their eye on this monstrosity of a machine.
Demonstrated on Sunday, Jan. 6 the new PC is an all in one machine so you can move it from flat to upright easily to accommodate your gaming. At 15 pounds however it won’t be moving far. Sporting the controversial Windows 8 it will be enabled for touch mechanics. It can handle four players huddled around it comfortably and acknowledge 10 fingers at once.
Interesting peripherals will be available for the new Lenovo PC providing all sorts of game play. Accoutrements for air hockey, joy sticks, and suction cups are already confirmed. The game “Raiding Company”, a multi-player shooter, has already been demoed with the huge PC. It almost seems like a new console.
The large Lenovo PC seems perfect for gaming families, with the touch screen and special accessories allowing the unit to be a smorgasbord of family-friendly games from everyone’s favorite board games like Monopoly to arcade favorites like air hockey. Hopefully it will be a viable option for other venues of multiplayer gaming as well.
The huge 27-inch, Windows 8, PC will cost you $1,699 right out of the gate. Set for release this summer you might want to start saving now. This new PC is sure to be the talk of any gaming party you throw.