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Coktel Vision is a French computer game developer that developed a lot of adventure and action games in their homeland in mid-80s (usually as publisher of its better-known subsidiary Tomahawk), none of which was sold outside Europe. Coktel also developed excellent but even lesser known educational games, most starring quirky alien Ali.  
Coktel Vision was a French computer game developer that developed a lot of adventure and action games in their homeland in mid-80s (usually as publisher of its better-known subsidiary Tomahawk), none of which was sold outside Europe. Coktel also developed excellent but even lesser known educational games, most starring quirky alien Ali.  


The popularity of Coktel Vision skyrocketed in 1992 when it became a subsidiary of Sierra On-Line, which began to sell Coktel Vision's games in the United States.
The popularity of Coktel Vision skyrocketed in 1992 when it became a subsidiary of [[Sierra|Sierra On-Line]], which began to sell Coktel Vision's games in the United States.


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


In 2005, [[Mindscape]] purchased Coktel Vision.  In 2011 Coktel Vision was closed down, along with all of Mindscape's other gaming divisions, when Mindscape exited the game industry.


The company used a similar engine for many of its games, which is in progress in ScummVM as the [[Gob]] module
The company used a similar engine for many of its games, which is in progress in ScummVM as the [[Gob]] module


* 20,000 Leagues Under The Sea (1988)
* 20,000 Leagues Under The Sea (1988)
* A.G.E. (a.k.a. Advanced Galactic Empire) (1991)
* A.G.E. (a.k.a. Advanced Galactic Empire) (1991)
* A.J.'s World of Discovery (1992)
* [[AJ's World of Discovery|A.J.'s World of Discovery]] (1992)
* African Raiders (1986)
* African Raiders (1986)
* Asterix and the Magic Carpet  
* Asterix and the Magic Carpet (1987)
* Asterix Chez Rahazade (1988)
* Asterix im Morgenland (1987)
* Asterix im Morgenland (1987)
* Asterix: Operation Getafix (1989)
* Asterix: Operation Getafix (1989)
* Au Nom De L`Hermine (1987)
* Balade Au Pays De Big Ben (1985, 1989)
* [[Bargon Attack]] (1990)  
* [[Bargon Attack]] (1990)  
* Cougar Force (1990)
* Cougar Force (1990)
* [[Croustibat]] (1995)
* E.S.S. Mega (a.k.a. European Space Simulator Mega) (1991)
* E.S.S. Mega (a.k.a. European Space Simulator Mega) (1991)
* Emmanuelle (1989)
* Emmanuelle (1989)
* Fascination (1991)
* Enigme A Oxford
* [[Fascination]] (1991)
* Freedom: Rebels in the Darkness (1988)
* Galactic Empire (1989)
* Galactic Empire (1989)
* Geisha (1990)
* [[Geisha]] (1990)
* [[Gobliiins]] (1991)
* [[Gobliiins]] (1991)
* [[Gobliins 2]] (1992)
* [[Gobliins 2]] (1992)
* [[Goblins 3]] (1993)   
* [[Goblins 3]] (1993)   
* Inca (1993)
* Inca (1993)
* Inca II: Wiracocha (1993)
* [[Inca II: Nations of Immortality]] (a.k.a. Inca II: Wiracocha) (1993)
* Indian Mission (1988)
* Intrigue a la Renaissance (1990)
* Legend of Djel (1987)
* Legend of Djel (1987)
* Little Red Riding Hood (1991)
* [[Lost in Time]] (1993)
* Lost in Time (1995)
* Lucky Luke (1987)
* Méwilo (1988)
* No Exit (1980)
* No Exit (1980)
* Oliver & Company (1989)
* Oliver & Company (1989)
* Once Upon A Time: Abracadabra (1991)
* Once Upon A Time: Baba Yaga (1991)
* [[Once Upon A Time: Little Red Riding Hood]] (1991)
* Paris Dakar 1990 (1990)
* Peter Pan (1988)
* Peter Pan (1988)
* [[Playtoons 1 - Uncle Archibald]]
* [[Playtoons 2 - The Case of the Counterfeit Collaborator]]
* [[Playtoons 3 - The Secret of the Castle]]
* [[Playtoons 4 - The Mandarine Prince]]
* [[Playtoons 5 - The Stone of Wakan]]
* [[Playtoons Construction Kit 1 - The Monsters]]
* [[Playtoons Construction Kit 2 - The Knights]]
* [[Playtoons Construction Kit 3 - The Far West]]
* [[Playtoons Limited Edition - Bambou le Sauveur de la Jungle]]
* Skidoo (1989)
* The Jungle Book (1989)
* [[The Last Dynasty]] (1995)
* [[The Last Dynasty]] (1995)
* [[The Prophecy]] (known as ''Ween: The Prophecy'' in Europe) (1993)  
* [[The Prophecy]] (known as ''Ween: The Prophecy'' in Europe) (1993)  
* [[The Bizarre Adventures of Woodruff and the Schnibble]] (known as ''Woodruff and The Schnibble of Azimuth'' in Europe) (1994)
* [[The Bizarre Adventures of Woodruff and the Schnibble]] (known as ''Woodruff and The Schnibble of Azimuth'' in Europe) (1994)
* Urban Runner (1996)
* [[Urban Runner]] (1996)
 
 
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In addition, various [[Adibou Games]] have been developed by Coktel Vision.


==External links==
==External links==
*[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Coktel_Vision Wikipedia article on Coktel Vision]
*[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Coktel_Vision Wikipedia article on Coktel Vision]
*[http://www.mobygames.com/company/coktel-vision Moby Games article on Coktel Vision]
*[http://www.mobygames.com/company/coktel-vision Moby Games article on Coktel Vision]
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Latest revision as of 22:35, 2 February 2014

Coktel Vision was a French computer game developer that developed a lot of adventure and action games in their homeland in mid-80s (usually as publisher of its better-known subsidiary Tomahawk), none of which was sold outside Europe. Coktel also developed excellent but even lesser known educational games, most starring quirky alien Ali.

The popularity of Coktel Vision skyrocketed in 1992 when it became a subsidiary of Sierra On-Line, which began to sell Coktel Vision's games in the United States.

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

In 2005, Mindscape purchased Coktel Vision. In 2011 Coktel Vision was closed down, along with all of Mindscape's other gaming divisions, when Mindscape exited the game industry.

The company used a similar engine for many of its games, which is in progress in ScummVM as the Gob module

In addition, various Adibou Games have been developed by Coktel Vision.

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