Illusion Softworks

From Audiovisual Identity Database

Captures by
Logohub and Doctorine Dark

Video captures courtesy of
frostt_error and Wguayana


Illusion Softworks was founded in 1997 by Petr Vochozka and Jan Kudera in the Czech Republic, and produced some successful games, including Mafia. In January 2008, the studio was purchased by Take-Two Interactive and was integrated into the 2K brand as 2K Czech.

1st Logo (1998)

Logo: We see a stylized silver hat. Next to it is "ILLUSION" crossed by a thin line and "softworks" below aligned to the right.

Technique: None.

Music/Sounds: None.

Availability: Only seen on two games, both released in the Czech Republic only: Léto s Oskarem and Lurid Land.

2nd Logo (July 26, 1999-November 23, 2001)

Logo: We see two greenish spaces on a black screen. One shows a scrabble starting with a gold dot and two eyes looking from the inside. The second one has the words "ILLUSION" in black and "SOFTWORKS" in gold.

Technique: None.

Music/Sounds: None.

Availability: Seen on Hidden & Dangerous and its addons.

3rd Logo (April 30, 2000-November 4, 2005)

Logo: We see an orange crescent figure with another crescent protruding from it. "illusion" and "softworks" is seen below the figure.


  • On Mafia, the logo is preceded by a long cutscene, where a gangster burns the logo on the arm of another gangster.
  • On Vietcong, the logo zooms below and remains there, while a sequence of other logos passes by.

Technique: None. For the Mafia variant, live-action.

Music/Sounds: None.

Availability: Seen on Hidden & Dangerous 2 and its addons, Mafia, Vietcong and Flying Heroes.

Illusion Softworks
2K Czech
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