August 28, 2014 in Books (F)
[prMac.com] Liverpool, United Kingdom - Classic gaming fans have proven that old school gaming is still equally as popular as it's modern day counterpart by catapulting Ocean the History to the top of the chart overtaking the regular chart leading Minecraft and World of Warcraft guides. The book has now hit the top spot in several countries including the UK, Ireland, Sweden, Finland, German and Romania.
Remember Double Dragon on the Commodore 64? How about Robocop and Terminator 2 on the Commodore Amiga or Jurassic Park on the Super Nintendo? 'Ocean The History' tells the story of Ocean Software - the incredible company behind these classic games and many more; exploring the company's origins, its employees, their games, their music and the iconic artwork that placed the company at the forefront of the games industry for over a decade.
* 264 pages of interviews and anecdotes from the people who built Ocean Software and created the games
* Additional writing from Roger Kean - Owner of Newsfield Publications and editor of classic 80s games magazines ZZAP!64 and Crash
* Illustrated by world famous games artist Oliver Frey
* Behind the scenes photos, concept graphics and never before seen memorabilia
* Game concept artwork and sprite design
All new exclusive iPad content features in-game videos, music, audio, full screen images and vintage TV commercials. Take a journey back in time and discover the genesis of one of the most influential software houses of the 80's and 90's.
* iPad with iBooks 3
* iOS 5.1 or later
* Mac with iBooks 1.0
* OS X 10.9 or later
Pricing and Availability:
Ocean The History 1.0 is $6.99 USD (or equivalent amount in other currencies) and available worldwide exclusively through the App Store in the Games category. The book is available on iPad and Mac.
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