The Commodore 64 Games Book 1982-199x has been published by Hiive Books and is now available to order.
The book covers over 200 classic games for the best-selling home computer of the 1980's, with trivia about the games, the programmers and the companies. Each review is illustrated with full colour screenshots and images of the packaging. Split into sections for each year from 1982 to 1992, with an additional chapter bringing the story right up to the present day, it tells the story of a machine that found a place in people's homes and hearts, and paved the way for a computer in every home...
The book also comes with a foreword from gaming legend Jeff Minter, describing his love for the Commodore 64. Each chapter is introduced with a short history of what was happening to Commodore and the games industry in that year. The index makes finding a favourite game easy.
This is the second book in the "Golden Years" series. The first book, The ZX Spectrum Book 1982-199x was written and produced by Andrew Rollings and published in December 2006. That title has now sold out.
Author Andrew Fisher has written for UK magazines including Commodore Force, Commodore Format, Micro Mart, gamesTM Retro and Retro Gamer. Editor and designer Andrew Rollings of Hiive Books has created a fresh new design based on the Spectrum Book, allowing the two books to complement each other. Orders can be taken via. the official website.