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7.6 out of 10

Pirates of the Burning Sea

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Overall 8
8.0

Yo, ho, ho and a bottle of rum

Nick72, Ciao
7 December 2008
  • Excerpt: "...as the community of the pirates - the Brethren of the Coast. If you decide to go for a country - you get to choose between Naval Officer, Privateer and Freetrader. The pirates on the other hand have a choice of Bucanneer or Cuthroats. Despite the names all of five character types are quite capable of running out the guns and leading bloody sword fights on the enemies quarter-deck. Set up is easy. character face and clothing allows characterisation, ...
  • Pros: Interesting concept with a player based economy, lots of quests and player vs player PVP
  • Cons: Population imbalance can mean that some nations are almost impossible to play .
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Overall 10
10

Arrrr This be a Game For me

Uxbridge, Play.com
10 October 2008
  • Conclusion: If are looking for a game that needs more brain than speed and you don't have to play 16 hours a day to be a part of, this has got to be it!! The game is Beautiful I think it has the right balance of crafting (business),Roll play (Arr ye gets ta fight the French and Spanish) PVP (fight the French and Spanish ) And The ships look like ships and even act quite like them. A game for adults maybe more than kids.
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Overall 8
8.0

Avast me hearties!

Wildflower1977, Play.com
10 October 2008
  • Conclusion: I played WOW for 2 years and got bored, tried Eve and got lost with the scale and poor combat, this is the most fun MMO I have played so far.
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Overall 10
10

From a long time beta tester

sh4fted, Play.com
10 October 2008
  • Conclusion: Having played this game through the beta, and having played it now since release, I figured it was about time to write a little review.
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Overall 6
6.0

A Ok game, but with many bugs and limited lifespan

AvengerUK, Play.com
10 October 2008
  • Conclusion: Ive been playing the game since beta, into pre-boarding and now launch. Yes, at first its fun, new and a change to your usual MMO. However, after many missions which look and feel exactly the same - shooting ships in a similar fashion 100's of times, you can imagine that it starts to ware off.
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Overall 10
10

OFC IT WILL

Abalone, Play.com
10 October 2008
  • Conclusion: lucas1 - Of course it will be compatible with vista!
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Overall 8
8.0

Mr Sulu Warp 5

deplorable, Play.com
10 October 2008
  • Conclusion: First this is Vista compatable, so rejoice and unlike LOTRO/WoW there isn't a heavy process of making sure it works via firewall or administrator.
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Overall 6
6.0

A good game! But not so good as an mmorpg.

Infidel, Play.com
10 October 2008
  • Conclusion: If you've enjoyed any other Pirates game, then you'll enjoy this one, but that doesnt mean its worth the £7.00 Pay to Play a month sub.
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Overall 2
2.0

To reliant on PvP.

Mooshie, Play.com
10 October 2008
  • Conclusion: PvE although it's there is just the same thing either sail around looking for enemy ships and try to avoid PvP area's or do the same boring quests until you reach max level. Ships graphics look ok but land based look they come off an old PS1.
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Overall 2
2.0

shame about the support

Mex123, Play.com
10 October 2008
  • Conclusion: i have been playing this game since 7th jan (yes i did the per boarding thing and got it 2 weeks early) i have had some major lag issues with this game and got next to no help from the official support team. what i have learned from this is besides they support team are useless, is it make no difference how good or bad your PC is it can work fine or lag like mad for you and there seems to be nothing you can do about it.
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