Originally released in 1987,Pirates!received unprecedented critical acclaim for crossing multiple game genres to offer unique, unrivaled gameplay options.Pirates!set the industry standard for innovative game design with its unique blend of open-ended … see full wiki
A very fun and wonderful updated version of the old PIRATES & PIRATES GOLD games that we all know and love from the 80's and 90's.
It isn't easy to improve on one of the greatest games ever made but it is done from the addition of Missions and Pirates havens, to the quest for revenge to the various types of shot and upgrades to the ships.
The Land combat is MUCH better as is the use of landmarks for treasure maps.
The fly in the ointment and it is a BIG one are the bugs. This game made my 6 month old system crash and crash again. There seems to be an issue with some Intel graphic chips that I was able to resolve after about a week. It is the reason why this game gets the 3 star rating. People want this stuff working out of the box. If a computer tech like myself has to spend days chasing down a fix (which was NOT provided by the publisher) then most users will not even want to try.
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