Coktel Vision

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Coktel Vision is a French computer game developer, and a subsidiary of Mindscape.

The company developed adventure and action games in the mid-1980s. It was especially known as a computer game publisher of its subsidiary Tomahawk. None of Tomahawk's games were sold outside Europe. Coktel Vision also developed educational games, most of them starring ADI the alien.

Coktel Vision became popular in 1993 as a subsidiary of Sierra On-Line, which began to sell Coktel Vision's games in the United States.

Following Sierra's buyout by Havas Interactive and disappointing sales of its last titles, Coktel Vision is now developing only educational games that are marketed mostly in Europe.

With the sale of Knowledge Adventure to an independent organisation, Vivendi Universal's Interactive Publishing division had a European company through which they developed educational software but no label for it. They subsequently sold Coktel Vision to France-based Mindscape, where it exists today developing titles, such as Adibou, pretty much exclusively in French.

In Canada, Joël Champagne's I.C.E. Multimédia released the Coktel Vision releases from 1998 to 2004, with Canadian actors instead of the original European ones. However, the Ste-Adèle-based company went bankrupt in November 2004, so the existing releases were sold to another Canadian company, PMD Logisoft.

Games[edit]

Games developed by Coktel Vision Genre Release date
20,000 Leagues Under the Sea Adventure 1988
A.J.'s World of Discovery Educational 1992
Adiboo and the Energy Thieves Educational 2004
Asterix and the Magic Carpet Adventure 1987
Asterix: Operation Getafix Action 1989
Bargon Attack Adventure 1992
The Bizarre Adventures of Woodruff and the Schnibble Adventure 1994
E.S.S. Mega (also known as European Space Simulator Mega) Simulation 1991
Emmanuelle Adventure 1989
Fascination Adventure 1991
Galactic Empire Simulation 1989
Geisha Adventure 1990
Gobliiins Adventure 1991
Gobliins 2: The Prince Buffoon Adventure 1992
Goblins Quest 3 Adventure 1993
Inca Adventure 1993
Inca II: Wiracocha Adventure 1993
Legend of Djel Action 1987
Little Red Riding Hood Adventure 1991
Lost in Time Adventure 1993
Méwilo Adventure 1987
No Exit Action 1990
Oliver & Company Action 1989
Robinson Crusoe Adventure 1987
Ween: The Prophecy Adventure 1993
The Last Dynasty Adventure 1995
Urban Runner Adventure 1996

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