Carmen Sandiego

Carmen Sandiego

About Carmen Sandiego

Carmen Sandiego is an American media franchise of educational computer and video games, television programs, books, and other media featuring a thieving villain of the same name created by Brderbund Software. The main premise follows the user or protagonist who become agents of the ACME Detective Agency and attempt to thwart and capture V.I.L.E. ringleader and former ACME agent Carmen Sandiego. The franchise originally focused on teaching geography and history, but later branched out into mathematics, English, and other subjects. Originally distributed in North America, most of the computer games are now available to international audiences. With the exception of Carmen Sandiego: Junior Detective Edition, all the games in the franchise are aimed at preteens. Many entries in the franchise contain elements of various genres including mystery, comedy, science fiction, spy-fi, and fantasy.

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