Sid Meier's Pirates!

PC / Windows
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Sid Meier's Pirates! (2004)

Sid Meier's Pirates! (2004) | PC

Adventure, Pirates, RPG elements, ships, action adventure

Companies responsible for Sid Meier's Pirates! (2004)

Firaxis Games | game developer

Atari / Infogrames | publisher   Official website

Sid Meier's Pirates! (2004) release date for PC:

game language:
English

22 November 2004 | Worldwide

Game mode: single player , size: 2 CD
Game score 8.9 / 10 calculated out of 4612 players' votes.  

In Sid Meierís Piratesģ! you take the leading role of a Pirate Captain in the 17th century Caribbean amassing fortune and fame in an attempt to seize your rightful place as one of the most revered (and feared!) pirates in history. Test your skills as a Sea Captain exploring the high seas and exotic ports in a richly detailed 3D world.

Features:

- Experience an all-new story built upon the most fun and compelling features of the original Piratesģ! game

- Live out multiple quests through a non-linear, open life timeline

- Battle, overtake and command 27 different ship types, enhanced with assorted ammo, cannon and other upgrades

- Take on various foes including merchant and military Captains, ferocious pirates, evil gentry and rival suitors Confront enemies on board ships, in seedy taverns, on the ramparts and at the Governor's mansion

- Engage in fierce naval battles fighting single enemies or multiple ships

- Sneak into towns, escape out of prisons, navigate around adversaries and surprise unsuspecting vessels

- Dispatch landing parties of buccaneers in strategic battles to take over entire cities

- Increase your riches and impress the Governor's daughter with your charm, fame, heroism - even your dancing abilities

- Enhance your gameplay experience with downloadable content including flags, sail emblems, character skins and more.

source: http://www.uk.atari.com//?pg=game_detail&productID=150

Microsoft Xbox
Game Sid Meier's Pirates! (XBOX) Cover
Sid Meier's Pirates!

Sid Meier's Pirates! | XBOX

Adventure, Pirates, RPG elements, ships, action adventure

Companies responsible for Sid Meier's Pirates!

Firaxis Games | game developer

Take 2 Interactive | publisher   Official website

Sid Meier's Pirates! release date for XBOX:

game language:
English

11 July 2005 | Worldwide

22 July 2005 | Europe PAL

11 July 2005 | USA NTSC

Game mode: single / multiplayer , multiplayer mode: split screen, players: 1-4 , size: 1 DVD
Game score 8.4 / 10 calculated out of 374 players' votes.  

Sail the Caribbean, marauding all on the high seas or ally your ship and crew as a privateer in search of riches - the life you choose is up to you. Face dogged enemies, raid unsuspecting villages, woo fair maidens, avoid capture or dig for buried treasure. Discover what it takes to become one of the most famous pirates in history!

# Take the helm of 27 upgradeable ship types.

# Visit ports to receive missions, build your crew, trade goods - even dance!

# Jump into arcade-style 4-player Versus ship battles.

# Upload scores and download sails, flags and content using Xbox Live.

# Streamlined gameplay keeps the action moving with new attack modes and resized worlds.

# The interface and gameplay screens are customized to take advantage of the Xbox controller.

# New cinematics and more swashbuckler moments.

# All-new minigames created exclusively for the Xbox version including:

- Even the Odds: segues between ship battle and dueling if you're attacking a ship and you're outnumbered

- Town Sneak: overhauled for Xbox as a 3rd person stealth game with action elements, guards actively chase you

# New gameplay features:

- Montalban Quest - New quests provide hints to players and serve as a tour of the game, while providing challenges to expert gamers

- Unlockable bonus content - perform feats ranging from finding all 4 lost cities to sinking 100 enemy ships, and earn credits which can be used to unlock bonus content such as paintings, renders and behind the scenes videos of the team and the making of the game.

- Vs Multiplayer Ship Battles - up to four players (including any combination of human and AI players) can duke it out in an exciting, party-game styled game of ship battles. Players can ram each other, causing spectacular splintering collisions, or pick up power-ups and try to blast their opponents out of the water.

source: http://www.2kgames.com/index.php?p=games&title=pirates

PlayStation Portable
Game Sid Meier's Pirates! (PSP) Cover
Sid Meier's Pirates!

Sid Meier's Pirates! | PSP

Adventure, Pirates, RPG elements, ships, action adventure

Companies responsible for Sid Meier's Pirates!

Full-Fat | game developer

2K Games | publisher   Official website

Sid Meier's Pirates! release date for PSP:

game language:
English

22 January 2007 | Worldwide

16 March 2007 | Europe

22 January 2007 | USA

Game mode: single / multiplayer , multiplayer mode: local network, players: 1-4 , size: 1 UMD
Game score 8.2 / 10 calculated out of 189 players' votes.  

Sid Meier debuts on the PSP System with his award-winning adventure/strategy game, Sid Meier's Pirates! Take on the role of a Pirate Captain to amass fortune and fame and seize your rightful place as one of the most revered and feared pirates in history.

* Wireless Multiplayer - Up to 4 players can play simultaneously using the Wi-Fi capabilities of the PSP System, each with their own dedicated screen. Additional multi-player maps, some of them much larger than those seen on Xbox, have also been added.

* Treasure Hunt - The treasure hunt feature removed in the Xbox version has been re-introduced into the game. There are around 20 unique locations that the player will have to navigate around to collect pirate treasure, find lost relatives, and Incan cities.

* Accessible User Interface - The menus and user interface are optimized for use on a portable device. The Widescreen display is fully utilized and the controls available on the unit are used to their maximum potential. Navigating is smooth; the player won't miss their mouse at all!

* Stealth/Sneaking - Using a 3D tile-based environment, players move one square at a time around a large grid of buildings to hide for cover and fight with guards in the town.

* Land and Sea Battles - The player fights in the same grid/turn based fashion as the PC/Xbox. Engage in fierce naval battles, against both single vessels and multi-ship convoys. Harrowing action sequences on ship decks include swinging from yard arms, slashing down sails, and clobbering enemy crew as players make their way to the enemy captain.

source: http://www.2kgames.com/index.php?p=games&title=piratespsp&platform=PSP

Nintendo Wii
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Sid Meier's Pirates!

Sid Meier's Pirates! | Wii

Adventure, Pirates, RPG elements, ships, action adventure

Companies responsible for Sid Meier's Pirates!

2K China | game developer

2K Games | publisher  

Sid Meier's Pirates! release date for Wii:

game language:
English

28 September 2010 | Worldwide

08 October 2010 | Europe PAL

28 September 2010 | USA NTSC

Game mode: single player
Expectations: 4.5 / 10 calculated out of 2 players' votes.  

Sid Meierís Pirates! is an adventure-driven entertainment experience where swashbucklers can helm one of 27 fully customizable ships as they descend upon unsuspecting ports of call to assemble a motley crew of seafaring bandits. Captains will collect secret treasure maps, undertake daring missions, play havoc with local townspeople and swiftly hand out pirate-style justice to local braggarts before setting sail for breathtaking open sea engagements unlike any other game before on the Wii.

Overflowing with intense pirate action, Sid Meierís Pirates! has a treasure chest of gameplay riches, including the traditional mini-games from the classic original such as Sword Fighting, Ship Combat and Dancing, as well as two Wii-exclusive mini-games - Bombardment and Lock Picking. In addition, the Wii version will offer exclusive character and ship customization options.

source: http://www.2kgames.com/#/news/sid-meier-s-pirates-trade-the-classic-swashbuckling-high-seas-adventure-will-set-sail-this-fall-for-wii

Apple iOS
Game Sid Meier's Pirates! (iOS) Cover
Sid Meier's Pirates!

Sid Meier's Pirates! | iOS

Adventure, Pirates, RPG elements, ships, action adventure

Companies responsible for Sid Meier's Pirates!

Firaxis Games | game developer

2K Games | publisher   Official website

Sid Meier's Pirates! release date for iOS:

game language:
English

20 July 2011 | Worldwide

Game mode: single player , size:

Windows Phone
Game Sid Meier's Pirates! (WP) Cover
Sid Meier's Pirates!

Sid Meier's Pirates! | Win Phone

Adventure, Pirates, RPG elements, ships, action adventure

Companies responsible for Sid Meier's Pirates!

Firaxis Games | game developer

2K Games | publisher   Official website

Sid Meier's Pirates! release date for Win Phone:

game language:
English

11 April 2012 | Worldwide

Game mode: single player , size:

Microsoft Xbox 360
Game Sid Meier's Pirates! (X360) Cover
Sid Meier's Pirates!

Sid Meier's Pirates! | XBOX 360

Adventure, Pirates, RPG elements, ships, action adventure

Companies responsible for Sid Meier's Pirates!

Firaxis Games | game developer

2K Games | publisher   Official website

Sid Meier's Pirates! release date for XBOX 360:

game language:
English

11 February 2008 | Worldwide

07 April 2008 | Europe PAL

11 February 2008 | USA NTSC

Game mode: single / multiplayer , multiplayer mode: split screen, players: 1 - 4

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Age Rating

age requirements: 12+