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Sid Meier's Pirates!

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Overall 9
9.0

Sid Meier's Pirates!

PC Magazine
6 October 2012
  • Excerpt: Since the first Pirates! game, countless titles have attempted to capture the magical, swashbuckling action—leaving bargain bins as cluttered as a pirates' graveyard. This epic remake ensures that you won't have to settle for a second-rate tale of adventure on the high seas. Cast anchor, seek revenge on the villains who betrayed your family, and sail the Caribbean in search of riches and glory.
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Overall 10
10

A great adventure for families to explore.

Common Sense Media
26 July 2006
  • Summary: Parents need to know that players battle it out with ships and swords, but there isn't any blood, guts, or gore. In fact, the cut scenes at the end of a battle show enemies either surrendering peacefully or jumping into the sea to escape. Barmaids wear skimpy clothes and some gameplay takes place in a tavern. The game even contains some educational elements that may spark your kids' interest in history.
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Overall 9
9.2
Gameplay 10
9.5
Graphics 9
8.9
Sound 9
8.8
Storyline 9
8.5

Expert Review

EGC GAMES
21 August 2005
  • Excerpt: I haven’t played the original (even if I actually owned a C64 computer), but as people say it was pure addiction. Sid Meier’s Pirates! was first released in 1987 and is still famous for its addictive gameplay, which included elements of strategy, action and role-playing genres. You got yourself in some quite nice piracy adventures and treasure hunting… The remake of the game is a creation of Firaxis and Atari.
  • Pros: Charming visuals, great gameplay, relaxing and entertaining
  • Cons: Monotonous music, replayability lost after many hours of gameplay
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Overall 10
10

Expert Review

GamesFirst!
15 December 2004
  • Excerpt: Pirates! doesn't let you play as the dirty, honor-less dogs that probably really roamed the high seas, but who wants to play as them anyway? Sid Meier takes us through a delightful rendition of what pirates should have been; driven by passion for love, revenge, and gold. First read our review, then run out and find yourself a copy. This game is a classic.
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Overall 10
9.5

Sid Meier's Pirates!

Web Wombat
28 March 2006
  • Conclusion: Addictive, cute, clever, subtle and multi-layered, Sid Meier's Pirates! is exactly what all us cannon-toting, swashbuckling Errol Flynn-a-likes have been waiting for, and with such enjoyable longevity it's something you'll be playing for a while to come.
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Overall 9
9.0
Gameplay 9
9.0
Graphics 7
7.0
Sound 6
6.0
Durability 9
9.0

Sid Meier's Pirates!

Boomtown
2 October 2005
  • Summary: It’s been 17 years since Pirates! first set sail – which rightfully raises the question; why do we need such an old game now?
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Overall 9
8.9
Graphics 9
8.8
Sound 9
8.6
Control 9
8.7
Playability 9
9.2
Singleplayer 9
9.0

Sid Meier´s Pirates! - Review (PC)

Konsolen-World
27 July 2005
  • Conclusion: Natürlich findet man bei diesem Spiel auch kleinere Kritikpunkte - wie die fehlende Sprachausgabe. Allerdings wird das Gameplay nicht durch diese Punkte gestört. Das Spielprinzip und die ganzen Teilbereiche bzw. Minigames machen genauso viel Spaß wie damals. Obwohl die Aktionsmöglichkeiten sehr groß sind, wird der Einstieg für den Spieler sehr leicht gemacht. Der große Spielspaß kann also sehr schnell beginnen.
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Overall 9
8.9
Graphics 9
8.8
Sound 9
8.6
Control 9
8.7
Playability 9
9.2
Singleplayer 9
9.0

Sid Meier´s Pirates! - Review (PC)

Konsolen-World
27 July 2005
  • Conclusion: Natürlich findet man bei diesem Spiel auch kleinere Kritikpunkte - wie die fehlende Sprachausgabe. Allerdings wird das Gameplay nicht durch diese Punkte gestört. Das Spielprinzip und die ganzen Teilbereiche bzw. Minigames machen genauso viel Spaß wie damals. Obwohl die Aktionsmöglichkeiten sehr groß sind, wird der Einstieg für den Spieler sehr leicht gemacht. Der große Spielspaß kann also sehr schnell beginnen.
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Overall 9
8.7

Sid Meier's Pirates

Neo game
20 January 2005
  • Excerpt: Материал предоставлен: OGL.RU игры, коды к играм, Flash игры Непростительная ситуация сложилась с игрушками про пиратов! Вынужден со злостью констатировать тот факт, что отличных морских приключений на моем любимом PC вышло преступно мало! Вот вспоминаю я сейчас как рубился в тех старых Pirates пятнадцать лет назад на своей первой трешке о тридцати трех мегагерцах, да четерехскоростном сидроме… Эх, ну что была за игра – просто чудо!
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Overall 9
9.3

Review: "Sid Meiers Pirates!" (PC)

gamingxp.com
24 December 2004
  • Excerpt: Piraten in der Karibik "Es ist Sonnenaufgang - der 20. Februar das Jahres des Herrn 1625. Mit der Handelsgaleone 'Santa Maritta' Ihrer königlichen Hoheit Prinz Juan des Zweiten segeln wir nach Santa Clara, um dort Gewürze aus karibischen Gewässern zum Ruhme Ihrer königlichen Hoheit zu erhandeln. Mein Name ist Kapitän Miguel Frangio de la Rochà  und mir untersteht dieses Schiff.
  • Pros: Perfekte Steuerung, Kurze Einspielzeit, Spielerische Freiheiten, Detailreichtum, Abwechselungsreichtum, Ausführliche Anleitung
  • Cons: Keine Sprachausgabe, Kein Multiplayer
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