August 6, 2014 in Games (F)
[prMac.com] Liverpool / United Kingdom - Remember Daley Thompson's Decathlon on the Commodore 64? How about Robocop and Terminator 2 on the Amiga or Jurassic Park on the Super Nintendo?
'Ocean The History' tells the story of Ocean Software - the company behind these classic games; 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. Charting the company's incredible rise throughout the 1980 and 1990's the iBook is littered with anecdotes from those that contributed to the company's success and features never before seen photographs, concept graphics, sprites and Ocean memorabilia. Written by Chris Wilkins and Roger Kean of Newsfield Publishing, the company that created the seminal Crash, ZZap 64 and Amtix magazines, and illustrated by Newsfield cover artist Oliver Frey.
After the hugely successful kickstarter campaign and paperback release, now for the first time comes the the all new multimedia iBook edition of Ocean The History featuring many extras and enhancements including full screen images, audio, vintage TV commercials and in-game videos. Ocean The History is a fascinating tale of one of the most influential UK software houses of the 80's and 90's. The iBook of Ocean The History is out now on the Apple iBooks store.
* 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 $11.99 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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