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Bob WAKELIN


Passed away on January 21, 2018.
Created artwork for Ocean, Imagine and Adventure International.

Games
Other video game related works
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Games (in alphabetical order)


Adidas Championship Football (Amstrad CPC, Commodore 64, ZX Spectrum - 1990)
Cover art for the European version (Source: Listed among the Wakelin artwork he was looking for in 2013)

Alien Olympics 2044 AD / formerly known as Martians (Game Boy - 1994)
Cover art for the European version (Source: mentioned by the artist in an interview)

Athena (ZX Spectrum, Commodore 64 - 1987)
Cover art, logo design (Source: mentioned by the artist in an interview)

Batman (Amstrad CPC, MSX, ZX Spectrum - 1986)
Cover art, logo design (Source: listed in the artist's online shop)

Batman: The Caped Crusader (Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Commodore 64, ZX Spectrum - 1988, Apple II, Atari ST, DOS - 1989)
Cover art, logo design (Source: mentioned by the artist in an interview)

Beach Volley (Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Atari ST, ZX Spectrum - 1989)
Cover art (Source: Listed among the Wakelin artwork he was looking for in 2013)

Billy the Kid (Amiga, DOS - 1990)
Cover art, logo design (Source: mentioned by the artist in an interview)

Cabal (Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Atari ST, Commodore 64, DOS, ZX Spectrum - 1989)
Cover art + logo design for the European version (Source: mentioned by the artist in an interview)
.Note: logo based on the original version

Caterpilla (VIC-20, ZX Spectrum - 1983)
Cover art (Source: mentioned by the artist in an interview)

Cavelon (Commodore 64, ZX Spectrum - 1984)
Cover art, logo design (Source: mentioned by the artist in an interview)

Central Intelligence (DOS - 1994)
Cover art, logo design (Source: mentioned by the artist in an interview)

Chase H.Q (Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Atari ST, Commodore 64, MSX, ZX Spectrum - 1989)
Cover art for the European version (Source: listed in the artist's online shop)

Chinese Juggler (Commodore 64, ZX Spectrum - 1984)
Cover art, logo design (Source: mentioned by the artist in an interview)

Choplifter III: Rescue Survive (SNES - 1994)
Cover art for the US and European versions (Source: mentioned by the artist in an interview)

Comic Bakery (Commodore 64 - 1986)
Cover art, logo design (Source: mentioned by the artist in an interview)

Cosmic Wartoad (ZX Spectrum - 1985)
Cover art, logo design (Source: listed in the artist's online shop)

Daley Thompson’s Decathlon (Commodore 64, ZX Spectrum - 1984, Amstrad CPC - 1985)
Cover art, logo design (Source: mentioned by the artist in an interview)

Daley Thompson’s Olympic Challenge (Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Atari ST, Commodore 64, DOS, ZX Spectrum - 1988)
Cover art (Source: listed in the artist's online shop)

Daley Thompson’s Super Test (Amstrad CPC, BBC Micro, Commodore 64, ZX Spectrum - 1985)
Cover art (Source: listed in the artist's online shop)

Digger Dan (ZX Spectrum - 1983)
Cover art (Source: Listed among the Wakelin artwork he was looking for in 2013)

Elf (Amiga, Atari ST- 1991, DOS - 1992)
Cover art for the European version (Source: mentioned by the artist in an interview)

Epic (Atari ST, Amiga, DOS - 1992)
Cover art (Source: mentioned by the artist in an interview)

Eskimo Eddie (Commodore 64, ZX Spectrum - 1984)
Cover art (Source: listed in the artist's online shop)

F.A. Premier League Football, AKA Lothar Matthäus: Die interaktive Fußballsimulation / European Champions (DOS, Amiga - 1993, Atari ST - 1994)
Promotional illustration for the UK version (probably also meant to be used for the cover) (Source: mentioned by the artist in an interview)

Fight Night (Atari 400-800, Commodore 64 - 1986)
Cover art + logo design for the European version (Source: listed in the artist's online shop)

Firefly (Commodore 64, ZX Spectrum - 1988)
Cover art (Source: Listed among the Wakelin artwork he was looking for in 2013)

Flashpoint (ZX Spectrum - 1987)
Cover art, logo design (Source: mentioned by the artist in an interview)

Flyer Fox (Commodore 64, ZX Spectrum - 1984)
Unused cover art + logo design (Source: mentioned by the artist in an interview)

Frankie goes to Hollywood (Commodore 64, ZX Spectrum - 1985, Amstrad CPC - 1986)
Cover art (Source: listed in the artist's online shop)
Logo design (Source: Ocean - The History, p246)

G.U.T.Z. (Commodore 64, ZX Spectrum - 1988)
Cover art, logo design (Source: mentioned by the artist in an interview)

Galivan (Amstrad CPC, Commodore 64, ZX Spectrum - 1986)
Cover art, logo design (Source: listed in the artist's online shop)

Gift From the Gods (ZX Spectrum - 1985)
Cover art, logo design (Source: mentioned by the artist in an interview)

Gilligan’s Gold (Amstrad CPC, Commodore 64, ZX Spectrum - 1984)
Cover art, logo design (Source: mentioned by the artist in an interview)

Green Beret (Amstrad CPC, ZX Spectrum, MSX, Commodore 64, DOS - 1986)
Cover art + logo design for the European version (Source: listed in the artist's online shop)

Gryzor, AKA Contra / 魂斗羅 (Amstrad CPC, ZX Spectrum - 1987, Commodore 64, DOS, NES - 1988)
Cover art + logo design for the US and European versions (Source: mentioned by the artist in an interview)

Head over Heals (Amstrad CPC, Atari 8-bit, MSX, Commodore 64, ZX Spectrum - 1987, Atari ST, Amiga - 1989)
Cover art + logo design for the European version (Source: listed in the artist's online shop)

Highnoon (Commodore 64 - 1984)
Cover art, logo design (Source: mentioned by the artist in an interview)

Highlander (Amstrad CPC, Commodore 64, ZX Spectrum - 1986)
Cover art (Source: mentioned by the artist in an interview)

Hollywood Collection, AKA Les Stars d'Hollywood (Atari ST, Amiga, DOS, Commodore 64, ZX Spectrum - 1990)
Cover art (Source: signature found on the artwork)

Hunchback (Oric - 1983, Amstrad CPC, Commodore 64, MSX, VIC-20, ZX Spectrum - 1984)
Cover art, logo design (Source: listed in the artist's online shop)
.note: Later used for Super Hunchback (Game Boy - 1992)

Hunchback II: Quasimodo's Revenge (Commodore 64 - 1984, Amstrad CPC, ZX Spectrum - 1984)
Cover art, logo design (Source: mentioned by the artist in an interview)

Hunchback: The Adventure (Amstrad CPC, Commodore 64, ZX Spectrum - 1986)
Cover art, logo design (Source: listed in the artist's online shop)

Hyper Sports (Amstrad CPC, Commodore 64, ZX Spectrum - 1985)
Cover art (Source: mentioned by the artist in an interview)

International Open Golf Championship (Amiga, Amiga CD32, DOS - 1993)
Cover art, logo design (Source: mentioned by the artist in an interview)

Island of Death (Oric - 1984)
Cover art, logo design (Source: mentioned by the artist in an interview)

It's a Knockout (Amstrad CPC, Commodore 64, ZX Spectrum - 1986)
Cover art (Source: listed in the artist's online shop)

Ivanhoe (Atari ST, Amiga - 1990)
Cover art, logo design (Source: mentioned by the artist in an interview)

Jonny and the Jimpys (Commodore 64 - 1984)
Cover art, logo design (Source: mentioned by former Ocean developer Mark R. Jones)

Kid Chaos (Amiga, Amiga CD 32 - 1994)
Unused cover art, created when the game was called Kid Vicious (Source: mentioned by the artist in an interview)

Kong Strikes Back! (Commodore 64, ZX Spectrum - 1984, Amstrad CPC - 1985)
Cover art (Source: mentioned by former Ocean developer Mark R. Jones)

Laser Basic (ZX Spectrum - 1986)
Logo design (Source: mentioned by former Ocean developer Mark R. Jones)

Legend of Kage (Amstrad CPC, Commodore 64, ZX Spectrum - 1986)
Cover art, logo design (Source: Listed among the Wakelin artwork he was looking for in 2013)

Lost Patrol (Amiga - 1989, Atari ST - 1990, DOS - 1991)
Cover art (Source: signature found on the artwork)

MagMax (Commodore 64 - 1986, Amstrad CPC, ZX Spectrum - 1987)
Cover art (Source: mentioned by the artist in an interview)

Match Day, AKA International Match Day (ZX Spectrum - 1984, Amstrad CPC, BBC Micro - 1985, Commodore 64 - 1986)
Cover art (Source: mentioned by the artist in an interview)

Match Day II (Amstrad CPC, Commodore 64, MSX, ZX Spectrum - 1987)
Cover art (Source: listed in the artist's online shop)

Miami Vice (Amstrad CPC, Commodore 64, ZX Spectrum - 1986)
Unused cover art + logo design (Source: mentioned by the artist in an interview)

Midnight Resistance (Amiga - 1989, Atari ST, DOS, Commodore 64, ZX Spectrum, Amstrad CPC - 1990)
Cover art + logo design for the European version (Source: listed in the artist's online shop)

Mikie (Amstrad CPC, Commodore 64, ZX Spectrum - 1986)
Cover art (Source: mentioned by the artist in an interview)

Moon Alert (ZX Spectrum - 1984)
Cover art (with Blair Wilkins) (Source: listed in the artist's online shop)

Movie (Amstrad CPC, ZX Spectrum - 1986)
Cover art, logo design (Source: mentioned by the artist in an interview)

Mr. Nutz / ミスターナッツ (SNES - 1993, Mega Drive, Game Boy - 1994)
Cover art (Source: listed in the artist's online shop)
character illustration, logo design (Source: mentioned by the artist in an interview)
Mr. Nutz + Ocean logo featured in an ad (Source: mentioned by the owner of the original artwork)

Mr. Wimpy: The Hamburger Game (BBC Micro, Commodore 64, Oric, ZX Spectrum - 1984)
Unused cover art (Source: mentioned by the artist in an interview)

Mutants (Amstrad CPC, Commodore 64, ZX Spectrum - 1987)
Cover art + logo design for the European version (Source: )

N.O.M.A.D (Amstrad CPC, Commodore 64, ZX Spectrum - 1986)
Cover art, logo design (Source: listed in the artist's online shop)

NARC (Amiga, Atari ST, Amstrad CPC, Commodore 64, ZX Spectrum - 1990)
Cover art for the European version (Source: listed in the artist's online shop)

Nightmare Rally (ZX Spectrum - 1986)
Cover art (Source: listed in the artist's online shop)

Operational Thunderbolt (Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Atari ST, Commodore 64, ZX Spectrum - 1990)
Cover art for the European version (Source: listed in the artist's online shop)

Operation Wolf (Amstrad CPC, Atari ST, Amiga, Commodore 64, ZX Spectrum - 1988)
Cover art, logo design and manual cover for the European version (Source: listed in the artist's online shop. Alternate version)

Pang (Atari ST, Amiga, Commodore 64, ZX Spectrum - 1990, Amstrad CPC - 1991)
Cover art + logo design for the European version (Source: listed in the artist's online shop)

Parallax (Commodore 64 - 1983)
Cover art + logo design for the European version (Source: listed in the artist's online shop)

Parasol Stars (Atari ST, Amiga, NES, Game Boy - 1992)
Cover art + logo design for the European version (Source: listed in the artist's online shop)

Phantom Club (Amstrad CPC, ZX Spectrum - 1988)
Cover art, logo design (Source: listed in the artist's online shop)

Plotting (Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Atari ST, Commodore 64, ZX Spectrum - 1990)
Cover art, logo design (Source: Listed among the Wakelin artwork he was looking for in 2013)

Pogo (ZX Spectrum - 1983)
Cover art + logo design (Source: listed in the artist's online shop)

Psycho Soldier (Amstrad CPC, Commodore 64, ZX Spectrum - 1988)
Cover art, logo design (Source: listed in the artist's online shop)

Pud Pud in Weird World (ZX Spectrum - 1984)
Cover art, logo design (Source: listed in the artist's online shop)

Rainbow Islands (Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Atari ST, Commodore 64, ZX Spectrum - 1990, NES - 1992)
Cover art + logo design for the European version (Source: listed in the artist's online shop)

Rastan (Amstrad CPC, Commodore 64, DOS, ZX Spectrum - 1988)
Cover art for the European version (Source: listed in the artist's online shop)

Renegade (Amstrad CPC, Commodore 64, ZX Spectrum - 1987, Atari ST, Amiga, DOS - 1988)
Cover art for the European version (Source: listed in the artist's online shop)

Renegade III (Amstrad CPC, Commodore 64, ZX Spectrum, MSX - 1989)
Cover art, logo design (Source: listed in the artist's online shop)

Road Frog (Oric, ZX Spectrum - 1983)
Cover art, logo design (Source: mentioned by the artist in an interview)

Roland's Ratrace (Commodore 64, ZX Spectrum - 1985)
Cover art, logo design (Source: listed in the artist's online shop)

Royal Birkdale Championship Golf (ZX Spectrum - 1983)
Cover art (Source: mentioned by the artist in an interview)

Shadow Warriors, AKA Ninja Gaiden (Amstrad, Atari ST, Amiga, Commodore 64, DOS, ZX Spectrum - 1990)
Cover art + logo design for the European version (Source: listed in the artist's online shop)

Slap Fight, AKA A.L.C.O.N. (Amstrad CPC, Commodore 64, ZX Spectrum - 1987)
Cover art for the European version (Source: listed in the artist's online shop)

Sly Spy (Commodore 64, Atari ST - 1989, Amiga, Amstrad CPC, ZX Spectrum - 1990)
Cover art, logo design (Source: listed in the artist's online shop)

Space Gun (Atari ST, Amiga, Commodore 64, ZX Spectrum - 1992)
Cover art, logo design (based on the original version) (Source: Listed among the Wakelin artwork he was looking for in 2013)

Striker (Atari ST, Amiga, SNES - 1992, Amiga CD 32 - 1994)
Cover art (Source: Listed among the Wakelin artwork he was looking for in 2013)
A slightly retouched version was used for the cover of Striker '95 (DOS - 1995)

Stunt Bike (Commodore 64 - 1984)
Cover art (Source: listed in the artist's online shop)

Super Bowl (Amstrad CPC, Commodore 64, ZX Spectrum - 1986)
Cover art (Source: listed in the artist's online shop)

Super Huey UH-IX (Commodore 64 - 1985, Apple II, Atari 400-800 - 1986, DOS - 1988, Atari 7800 - 1989)
Cover art (Source: listed in the artist's online shop)

Super Soccer (Commodore 64, ZX Spectrum - 1986, Amstrad CPC, - 1987)
Cover art (Source: listed in the artist's online shop)

Tai-Pan (Amstrad CPC, Atari ST, Commodore 64, DOS, MSX, ZX Spectrum - 1987)
Cover art (Source: mentioned by former Ocean developer Mark R. Jones)

Tank (Amstrad CPC, Commodore 64, ZX Spectrum - 1987)
Cover art (Source: Listed among the Wakelin artwork he was looking for in 2013)

Target: Renagade (Amstrad CPC, Commodore 64, ZX Spectrum - 1988, NES - 1990)
Cover art (Source: )

Tennis (ZX Spectrum - 1986)
Cover art (Source: listed in the artist's online shop)

Terra Cresta (ZX Spectrum - 1986)
Cover art (Source: listed in the artist's online shop)

The Dam Busters (Commodore 64, MSX, ZX Spectrum - 1985, Amstrad CPC - 1986)
Cover art for the European version (Source: listed in the artist's online shop)

The Games '92 - España (Amiga, Atari ST, DOS - 1992)
Cover art (Source: listed in the artist's online shop)

The Great Escape (Amstrad CPC, Commodore 64, ZX Spectrum - 1986, DOS - 1987)
Cover art (Source: listed in the artist's online shop)

The NewZealand Story (Amstrad, Atari ST, Amiga, Commodore 64, ZX Spectrum - 1989, NES - 1991)
Cover art + logo design for the European version (Source: )

The Transformers (Commodore 64, ZX Spectrum - 1985)
Cover art, logo design (Source: )

The Untouchables (DOS - 1990)
Promotional illustration featured at the 1990 ECTS, presumably meant to be used as the game's cover (Source: listed in the artist's online shop)

Vindicator: Green Beret II (Amstrad CPC, Commodore 64, ZX Spectrum - 1988)
Cover art, logo design (Source: mentioned by former Ocean developer Mark R. Jones)

Voyager (Amiga, Atari ST - 1989)
Cover art (with Gary McNamara) (Source: listed in the artist's online shop)

WEC Le Mans (C64, MSX, ZX Spectrum, Amstrad CPC - 1988)
Logo design? (Source: Listed among the Wakelin artwork he was looking for in 2013)

Where Time Stood Still (DOS - 1987, Atari ST, ZX Spectrum - 1988)
Cover art, logo design (Source: listed in the artist's online shop)

Whirlinurd (Atari 400-800, Commodore 64 - 1985)
Cover art, logo design (Source: listed in the artist's online shop)

Wizadore (BBC Micro - 1985)
Cover art, logo design (Source: listed in the artist's online shop)

Wizball (Amstrad CPC, Commodore 64, DOS, PC Booter, ZX Spectrum - 1987, Atari ST, Amiga, 1988)
Cover art, logo design (Source: )

Wizkid (Atari ST, Amiga, DOS - 1992)
Cover art, logo design (Source: )

World Series Baseball (E), AKA The Slugger (Amstrad CPC, Commodore 64, ZX Spectrum - 1985, PC Booter - 1986)
Cover art (Source: listed in the artist's online shop)

World Series Basketball (ZX Spectrum - 1985)
Cover art (Source: listed in the artist's online shop)



Other video game related works


Computer & Video Games - June 1984 (Magazine)
Cover art (Source: mentioned by former Ocean developer Mark R. Jones)

Computer & Video Games - August 1984 (Magazine)
Cover art (Source: signature found on the artwork)

Computer & Video Games - February 1985 (Magazine)
Cover art (Source: signature found on the artwork)

Imagine unused logo
(Source: listed in the artist's online shop)

Laguna unused Logo
(Source: mentioned by former Ocean developer Mark R. Jones)
.Note: Laguna was the publisher in charge of Distributing Ocean games in Germany.

Ocean banners
for display at the Ocean stand at a computer games show in the early 90s (Source: mentioned by former Ocean developer Mark R. Jones: 1, 2, 3)

Ocean logo (~1984)
The chromed version, created shortly after the original one (Source: mentioned by the artist in an interview)

Scott Adams - Adventure International
Promotional illustration (Source: signature found on the artwork)

Sonic: The Story (book - 1994)
Cover art (Source: credited in the book)

Sonic the Hedgehog: Robotnik's Oil (book - 1994)
Cover art (Source: credited in the book)


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