Opera Soft

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Opera Soft
Defunct
IndustryVideo games
Founded1986
HeadquartersSpain
ProductsVideo games

Opera Soft was a Spanish computer game developers of the Golden Era of Spanish Software of the 1980s. It released many games for the ZX Spectrum, Amstrad CPC and similar computers in the mid-1980s, but its games were not as popular on the PC. Founded in 1986, the company obtained success with its title Livingstone, supongo (Livingstone, I Presume) in the same year. The game is based on the 19th-century explorer Dr. Livingstone. Within Spain, one of their most popular games was La Abadía del Crimen (The Abbey of Crime), based on Umberto Eco's novel The Name of the Rose.

Like many other Spanish software companies of the time, Opera Soft did not adapt to the generational change and went out of business in the early 1990s with the emergence of 16-bit video games.

Opera Sports[edit]

Opera created a division to develop sports videogames called Opera Sports.[1]

Notable games[edit]

Legacy[edit]

A video game called Speakerman was released in 2019 with art style and game world heavily inspired by Goody and Livingstone Supongo, citing those Opera Soft games as direct inspirations.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ (in Spanish) APRIETA EL ACELERADOR Archived 2017-10-11 at the Wayback Machine Micromanía issue 25 (June 1990). Pages 6-7.
  2. ^ Speakerman by The SektorZ

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