Platform: PC, Xbox
ETA: June 2003
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of the Caribbean
Above: Screens of PC Version
seen plenty of games based on movies over the years, sometimes turning
out well, often times turning out poorly.
But to see a game based on a movie based on a theme park ride is
rather odd. Such is the
case with Pirates of the Caribbean.
Who would have thought anyone would want to make a movie based on
the Disney ride, let alone make a game based on that movie?
Whatever the reasons itíll be hitting store shelves by the
Above: Screens of Xbox Version
Inspired by the Pirates of the Caribbean movie
A true role-playing game set on land and sea during the heyday of
Hire officers to improve your skills, accompany you while exploring on
land, and even fight with you.
Explore entire towns and islands, including jungles, caves, and
Intense and exciting naval battles
Thrilling sword and pistol duels in towns and during ship-to-ship
Outstanding graphics and 3D effects
- Realistic wind and weather effects, including storms and even waterspouts
game is being handled by Bethesda, the same folks responsible for the
popular pirate-based PC title, Sea Dogs, so hopefully their experience
will help to polish the game. Nonetheless,
skepticism already rears its ugly head with most people the second a
game based on a movie is announced, but to have a game based on a movie
based on a ride will surely raise even more eyebrows.
Whatever the case, itíll be interesting to see how Bethesda
handles the game. Thereís
hardly any games on any platform that could be described as
swashbuckling as it is, maybe the completed version of this game will be
worthy of the descriptor.
(April 6, 2003)