CDV Software Entertainment AG

Moby ID: 1651

  • CDV Software GmbH (from 1994 to 2000)

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CDV Software Entertainment AG was set up in 1989 by Wolfgang Gäbler and Christina Oppermann as a partnership in Karlsruhe, Germany. It distributed, published and produced entertainment (computer games), edutainment and infotainment, with the focus being on games.

CDV employed a total of about 130 staff at its headquarters in Karlsruhe, Germany, its publishing office in London, and its subsidiary in Los Angeles, California. It went out of business in 2010.

Credited on 164 Games from 1991 to 2009

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Serious Sam HD: The First Encounter (2009 on Windows, Xbox 360)
Delta Force: 10th Anniversary Collection (2009 on Windows)
Delta Force: Xtreme 2 (2009 on Windows)
NecroVisioN (2009 on Windows, Blacknut)
Jack Keane (Jubiläums-Edition) (2008 on Windows)
Handball Manager 2009: World Edition (2008 on Windows)
Crusaders: Thy Kingdom Come (2008 on Windows)
Stronghold Crusader Extreme (2008 on Windows, Macintosh)
clever! Das Spiel, das Wissen schafft (2008 on Windows, Nintendo DS)
Blitzkrieg 2: Anthology (2008 on Windows)
Broken Sword Trilogy (2008 on Windows)
Art of Murder: FBI Confidential (2008 on Windows)
Sports Game Pack (Wintersports Edition) (2007 on Windows)
Sports Game Pack (Manager Edition) (2007 on Windows)
Strategy Game Pack Volume 1 (2007 on Windows)
Shadowgrounds: Survivor (2007 on Linux, Windows, Macintosh)
Commander: Europe at War (2007 on Windows, Nintendo DS, PSP...)
Sam & Max: Season One (2007 on Windows, Xbox 360, Wii...)
CDV Strategy Legends (2007 on Windows)
Cossacks II: Gold (2007 on Windows)

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History +

April 2010

The company files for insolvency at the district court in Frankfurt.

July 22, 2008

The company announces to have opened a UK office, headed by David Walker (formerly 505 Games and THQ) and Matthew Walker (formerly Activision and Crave Entertainment).

May 24, 2006

The company drops the StarForce copy protection scheme for its Windows games and migrates to TAGES copy protection for future game releases.

March 6, 2006

Together with Digital Reality, the company founds a new development studio: WHIZ Software Kft.

March 11, 2004

CDV announces that due to disappointing financial results, they won't publish "The Kore Gang" and "Psychotoxic". The studios behind those games will be looking for a new publisher.

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Trivia +

Company address (1995):

CDV Software GmbH

Postfach 2749

76014 Karlsruhe


Company address (December 2002):

CDV Software Entertainment AG

Neureuter Str. 37b

76185 Karlsruhe


Tel.: +49-721-972240

Fax: +49-721-9722424

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