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Theme: Sea Pirates

Group Description

Games that deal with the theme of piracy in a naval sense. Historically, sea piracy and buccaneering are not limited to a specific time period nor are they limited to particular territorial waters (although the term buccaneer itself is limited to pirates operating in the Caribbean).

It's safe to say that ever since ship vessels were first built, there have been persons attempting to prey upon those ships and its cargo.

Note: Sea piracy is probably best known for their setting in the Caribbean from 1560 to 1730 (often known as the Golden Age of Piracy). Pirates attacking ships on behalf of a nation are known as privateers after they acquired a letter of marque. However, for the context of this group, any game that features a strong element or atmosphere of naval piracy is allowed.

Limitations:
  • For strategy games, the gameplay should identify the ability of the player to attack other ships in sea battles, which may include: boarding another ship, looting goods from defeated enemy ships, attacking sea forts from the sea, etc. The most obvious example for this is the Pirates! series.

  • For adventure games or other genres that do not fulfill the requirement of the aforementioned, a pirate theme must explicitly be noticed within the game. The most obvious example for this is the Monkey Island series.

  • In accordance to the first requirement, space pirates or games that refer to space piracy are excluded from this game group (see: Genre: Simulation - Space trading and combat).
Related Game Groups
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sorted in ascending orderGame TitleYearPlatformPublisherMobyScore
1503 A.D.: Treasures, Monsters and Pirates2004WindowsDeep Silver3.84
1701 A.D.2006WindowsAspyr Media, Inc.4.16
1701 A.D.: Gold Edition2008WindowsAspyr Media, Inc....
Adrift2010Xbox 360Wicked Smiles Studios...
Age of Booty2008PlayStation 3, Windows, Xbox 360Capcom Entertainment, Inc.3.95
Age of Pirates 2: City of Abandoned Ships2009WindowsAkella4.43
Age of Pirates: Caribbean Tales2005WindowsPlaylogic International N.V.2.59
Age of Sail II: Privateer's Bounty2001WindowsGlobal Star Software Ltd.2.61
AGON: Episode 3 - Pirates of Madagascar2004WindowsPrivate Moon Studios3.17
Ahoy Pirates2010Xbox 360BINANIC STUDIO...
Alone in the Dark 219933DO, DOS, FM Towns, Macintosh, PC-98, PlayStation, SEGA SaturnInfogrames Europe SA3.63
The Ancient Art of War at Sea1987Apple II, DOS, MacintoshBrøderbund Software, Inc.3.80
Anno 1701: Dawn of Discovery2007Nintendo DSUbisoft Entertainment SA4.21
Anno 1701 (Limited Edition)2006WindowsDeep Silver4.50
Anno 1701: The Sunken Dragon2007WindowsDeep Silver4.00
A Pirate's Legend 2007WindowsBig Fish Games, Inc...
Arrrrrr!2007WindowsMind Control Software, LLC3.20
Assassin's Creed IV: Black Flag2013PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4Ubisoft, Inc.4.14
Assassin's Creed IV: Black Flag2013Windows, Xbox 360, Xbox OneUbisoft Entertainment SA3.41
Assassin's Creed IV: Black Flag - Freedom Cry2013PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox 360, Xbox OneUbisoft, Inc....
Assassin's Creed: Pirates2013Android, iPad, iPhone, Windows PhoneUbisoft Entertainment SA3.29
Assassin's Creed: Pirates2014BrowserUbisoft Entertainment SA...
Black Beard1988Amstrad CPC, MSX, ZX SpectrumKixx3.44
Blackbeard's Revenge2007WindowsFireglow Games...
Booty1984Amstrad CPC, Commodore 16, Plus/4, Commodore 64, SAM CoupĂ©, ZX SpectrumFirebird Software Ltd.3.65
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Selected Covers

Age of Booty Xbox 360 Front Cover
Front cover for Age of Booty
Adrift Xbox 360 Front Cover
Front cover for Adrift

Selected Screenshots

Main menu
Screenshot from Age of Booty