Chris Wilkins, Roger Kean, David Ward (Foreword)
Ocean - The History charts the rise and rise of Ocean Software, the company behind games like Robocop, Terminator 2 and Pang, throughout the 1980 and 1990's and is littered with anecdotes from those that contributed to the company's success as well as photographs, concept graphics, sprites and Ocean memorabilia that has never been seen outside the Ocean Headquarters in Manchester. The apple iBook edition is 264 pages long and features enhanced multi-media elements including video, music and images. The Ocean story is captured by Chris Wilkins and Roger Kean and illustrated by Oliver Frey. Roger was editor of Crash and Zzap 64! magazines and the owner of Newsfield Publications whilst Oli was responsible for the artwork that defined the look and feel of these magazines plus created their infamous covers.
Take a journey back in time and discover the genesis of one of the most influential UK software houses of the 80's and 90's.
This book was first published in 2013 by Revival Retro Events. In 2014, it was published by Fusion Retro Books, and was released digitally in eBook format by Fizzy Pop Digital.
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