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.

  • 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).
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Pirates of Black Cove2011Macintosh, WindowsParadox Interactive AB...
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Pirates Ahoy!2010BrowserPlayfish Ltd.3.00
Woody Two-Legs: Attack of the Zombie Pirates2010WindowsParadox Interactive AB2.50
Ahoy Pirates2010Xbox 360BINANIC STUDIO...
Long John Silver2010Android, iPad, iPhonePolarbit AB...
Adrift2010Xbox 360Wicked Smiles Studios...
Monkey Island: Special Edition Bundle2010PlayStation 3, Windows, Xbox 360Activision Publishing, Inc.3.00
Tales of Monkey Island (Deluxe Edition)2010Macintosh, WindowsTelltale, Inc.4.00
Monkey Island 2: LeChuck's Revenge - Special Edition2010iPad, iPhone, PlayStation 3, Windows, Xbox 360LucasArts3.63
Jolly Rover2010Macintosh, WindowsBrawsome3.83
Age of Pirates 2: City of Abandoned Ships2009WindowsAkella4.29
The Secret of Monkey Island: Special Edition2009Browser, iPad, iPhone, Macintosh, PlayStation 3, Windows, Xbox 360LucasArts3.56
Tales of Monkey Island: Chapter 1 - Launch of the Screaming Narwhal2009iPad, iPhone, Macintosh, Wii, WindowsTelltale, Inc.3.94
East India Company2009Windows1C Company3.68
Lost Secrets: Caribbean Explorer - Secrets of the Sea2009WindowsGameMill Entertainment...
King's Bounty: Gold Edition2009Windows1C Company...
Sea Journey2009WindowsDivoGames Ltd.2.40
Pirate Princess2009WindowsMoonpod...
Tales of Monkey Island: Chapter 5 - Rise of the Pirate God2009iPad, iPhone, Macintosh, Wii, WindowsTelltale, Inc.4.19
Tales of Monkey Island2009Macintosh, PlayStation 3, WindowsDaedalic Entertainment GmbH4.30
Pirate Launch2009BrowserArmor Games Inc.3.00
Tales of Monkey Island: Chapter 4 - The Trial and Execution of Guybrush Threepwood2009iPad, iPhone, Macintosh, Wii, WindowsTelltale, Inc.4.18
East India Company: Privateer2009WindowsParadox Interactive AB...
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Selected Covers

Adrift Xbox 360 Front Cover
Front cover for Adrift
East India Company Windows Front Cover
Front cover for East India Company
Sea Journey Windows Front Cover
Front cover for Sea Journey

Selected Screenshots

Scene from the introduction sequence
Screenshot from East India Company
Loading screen
Screenshot from Sea Journey