OCEAN: THE HISTORY

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.

 

PUBLICATION DETAILS

LANGUAGE

BINDING

EDITION

ISBN

YEAR

PAGES

English

Paperback

1st Edition

N/A

2013

264

English

Paperback

2nd Edition

N/A

2014

264

English

eBook

Digital

N/A

2014

264

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.


INDUSTRY FIGURES

  • Allan Short

  • Bill Harbison

  • Bob Wakelin

  • Brian Beuken

  • Brian Flanagan

  • Colin Porch

  • David Selwood

  • Dawn Drake

  • Gareth Betts

  • Ian Richardson

  • Ivan Davies

  • James Higgins

  • Jayne Millar

  • Jim Bagley

  • John Gibson

  • John Meegan

  • John Palmer

  • Jon Ritman

  • Jonathan Smith

  • Julian Hicks

  • Kevin Oxland

  • Lee Clare

  • Mark Jones Jr.

  • Mark Jones Sr.

  • Martin Galway

  • Michael Lamb

  • Paul Hughes

  • Paul Millar

  • Paul Owens

  • Peter Johnson

  • Richard Kay

  • Richard Palmer

  • Simon Butler

  • Simon Cobb

  • Stephen Thomson

  • Steve Levache

  • Steve Wahid

  • Tony Pomfret

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