Coffee Noir is a new browser based game made a two man team; Doji Educational Innovations. The developers aim to provide a true gaming experience with tasks and goals that require from player management and negotiation skills to complete the game.
Coffee Noir in an innovative way combines the elements of economic strategy and crime novel with noir atmosphere. Featuring artwork design resembling the classic American comic books and narration style inspired by Agatha Christie’s books, the game aims to immerse players in an intriguing case of the mysterious disappearance of Richard Kersey and learn secrets of efficient business management during the investigation.
Thanks to the fact that playing games triggers high internal motivation and active user participation, Coffee Noir is also an unique and efficient training tool which can help improve skills such as negotiation, effective selling, business relations, company management, team management (just to name a few) through numerous conversations with 11 game characters.
The game is already getting praised from GOG.com and GryOnline.pl respectively:
“Story driven gameplay is quite engaging, and due to detective nature of the Coffee Noir, it forces player to focus more on the game. While learning more about the game plot, player hast to see the “big picture”. This expands on players experience. Balancing between managing business and exploring the game plot, looks like fun. Graphics are eye-catching, especially the character models.
“It’s probably the first made ever educational business application dresses up as a drawn by hand, adventure-tycoon hybrid game. (…) If you are looking for a proof that games teach, Coffee Noir is a perfect place to start.”
The game can be purchased from the official website.