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  • Publisher: 2K
  • Genre: Adventure
  • Device: iPad
  • Size: 438.1 MB
  • Version: 1.2.0
  • Price: $4.99
  • Average User Rating: 5 (2)
App description: All hands on Deck! Sid Meier's Pirates! is an exciting high-seas adventure that allows buccaneers to helm one of 27 fully customizable ships as they descend upon unsuspecting ports of call to amass a motley crew of seafaring bandits. As a fearless Pirate Captain you will collect hidden treasure maps, undertake daring missions and courageous rescues, and swiftly hand out pirate-style justice to local braggarts at every port. The wild call of the ocean will lure you back to sea where you'll encounter enemy pirates and engage in mind-blowing open sea battles unlike any other game before on the iPad.

Take the helm of 27 ships and customize them with assorted ammo, cannons and other upgrades
The classic adventure by renowned creator Sid Meier, re-imagined for the iPad to take full advantage of touch controls
Use the iPad's touch controls to parry, counter and effectively out duel your opponents into submission with lightning quick moves onboard ships, in taverns, and even in the exclusive Governor's mansion
Challenge and pursue the most famous pirates in history, including Blackbeard, Captain Kidd and Henry Morgan

Features specific to iPad 2
- Piratize your own picture using the iPad 2's camera
- Improved graphics
- Additional visual effects

Visit http://www.2kgames.com/mobile/ for more great games.

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All hands on Deck! Sid Meier's Pirates! is an exciting high-seas adventure that allows buccaneers to helm one of 27 fully customizable ships as they descend upon unsuspecting ports of call to amass a motley crew of seafaring bandits. As a fearless Pirate Captain you will collect hidden treasure maps, undertake daring missions and courageous rescues, and swiftly hand out pirate-style justice to local braggarts at every port. The wild call of the ocean will lure you back to sea where they'll encounter enemy pirates and engage in mind-blowing open sea battles unlike any other game before on the iPad.

Overflowing with intense pirate action, Sid Meier's Pirates! features a treasure chest of gameplay riches including traditional minigames, such as Sword Fighting, Ship Combat and Dancing.


Take the helm of 27 ships and customize them with assorted ammo, cannons and other upgrades
The classic adventure by renowned creator Sid Meier, re-imagined for the iPad to take full advantage of touch controls
Use the iPad's touch contorls to parry, counter and effectively out duel your opponents into submission with lightning quick moves onboard ships, in taverns, and even in the exclusive Governor's mansion
Challenge and pursue the most famous pirates in history, including Blackbeard, Captain Kidd and Henry Morgan

*Features specific to iPad 2
- Piratize your own picture using the iPad 2's camera
- Improved graphics
- Additional visual effects
07-20-2011, 10:35 AM
#2
Joined: Oct 2009
Location: California
Posts: 938
Holy Monkey!!!!!!!!

This is great news for us old guys out there. Now, if I can only get them to port Railroad Tycoon, my victory will be complete...

<wrings hands>

07-20-2011, 10:36 AM
#3
Joined: Jul 2010
Location: Canton, Ohio
Posts: 2,976
I was starting to get worried, all my troubles have now melted away.

The graphics look different/better than the xbox/psp remakes.

Last edited by ojtitus; 07-20-2011 at 10:39 AM.
07-20-2011, 10:39 AM
#4
Joined: Jun 2009
Location: Wisconsin
Posts: 2,305
instant buy.. remember this from the C64 lol
ooh gosh, im getting old
07-20-2011, 10:53 AM
#5
...and hope for mankind is restored.

I wonder what this "exclusive Governor's mansion" is about.

It looks like it also has the Wii mini-games!
07-20-2011, 10:54 AM
#6
Joined: Mar 2010
Posts: 1,253
Awesome! Had this game on the original Xbox. Was very addicting...hopefully it's as good as the Xbox version.
07-20-2011, 11:02 AM
#7
Joined: Feb 2010
Posts: 432
I remember really liking the xbox version...I hope they keep porting older classics. I would love to see sim golf, but I doubt that will ever happen.
07-20-2011, 11:20 AM
#8
Joined: Nov 2010
Location: Estonia
Posts: 34
This is exactly what i have been expecting for, from ipad 2s release.
Sid meiers game(s) with pc like 3d grfx.
07-20-2011, 11:34 AM
#9
Joined: May 2010
Posts: 991
Cant beleieve it! This is awesome I was expecting and prepared to pay a price around civ rev, but two surprises in one package !

Made the Front Page at Pocket Gamer AND Touch Arcade!!!
goo.gl/xjVio & http://goo.gl/aKtJL
07-20-2011, 12:40 PM
#10
Joined: Mar 2009
Posts: 3,377
*Mouth Drops*

Very unexpected insta buy! Long-time fan!

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