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Pirates: The Legend of Black Kat

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PlayStation 2
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Mara Rousseau, the fearless leader of the Pirates of Skull Cove, decided to settle down one day. She married Marcus de Leon, the governor of the Pirate Isles, and they had a daughter named Katarina. The governor always wanted to protect her from the dangers of a pirate's life - especially after her mother disappeared without a trace. But when the ruthless Captain Hawke begins to terrorize the islands with his gang, the Crimson Guard, Katarina realizes she must find a way to stop him at all costs.

Pirates: The Legend of Black Kat is an action game consisting of two main modes: sailing and land exploration. While sailing, Katarina's ship encounters hostile vessels and may engage in naval battles. The player must explore islands on foot to find special items that would unlock new areas on the map. Each island is a fairly linear area with respawning enemies hindering Katarina's progress. The player can also find keys allowing him to unlock treasure chests, and search for various items for collecting purposes.


Pirates: The Legend of Black Kat Xbox Loading screens vary of numerous pre-rendered and hand-drawn artwork.
Pirates: The Legend of Black Kat Xbox Zooming in on the Kat, looking rather crystal if you compare it to the effect you get of PlayStation 2.
Pirates: The Legend of Black Kat PlayStation 2 Battling against the fort is thrice as harder, since there are at least three cannons mounted on top of each. Plus it barely ever misses.
Pirates: The Legend of Black Kat Xbox Fighting against giant crabs.

Alternate Titles

  • "Pirates of Skull Cove" -- Working title
  • "Pirates Kat la Rouge" -- French title

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User Reviews

If PS2s got scurvy, I could recommend this lemon. PlayStation 2 Terrence Bosky (5231)
AYE, I alike bein' a pirate! AYE, I like plundering! Hey, who's that woman captain... AYAYAYE! PlayStation 2 MAT (93445)
Extremly Underrated Game Xbox Giacomo (6)

Critic Reviews

Game industry News (GiN) PlayStation 2 2002 4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars 90
Game Over Online Xbox Jun 14, 2002 85 out of 100 85
Game Revolution PlayStation 2 Mar, 2002 B+ 83
X-Power Xbox Jul 17, 2002 8 out of 10 80
4Players.de PlayStation 2 Apr 04, 2002 76 out of 100 76
4Players.de Xbox May 10, 2002 76 out of 100 76
Game Over Online PlayStation 2 Mar 20, 2002 75 out of 100 75
GameZone PlayStation 2 Feb 26, 2002 7.2 out of 10 72
Gamesmania.de PlayStation 2 Apr 23, 2002 72 out of 100 72
GamesFirst! Xbox May 29, 2002 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars 60


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When you're in walking more, use your right analog button to zoom your heroine, and hold it in the upper position as zoomed for a couple of seconds. Picture will get blurry, as if water is pouring all over it, and Katarina will stand is some more sexy position. If you move anyhow, you'll exit this water-image, however, you can use your right analog button to move camera around her (only don't zoom it out, 'cos that will also break the water-image back into normal).

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