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News: Sid Meier's Pirates! Walks the Wii Plank on October 8th

Sid Meier's Pirates! Walks the Wii Plank on October 8th

Anchors aweigh and all that

Although the popularity of pirates took a sharp increase with the Pirates of the Caribbean films, discerning gamers will know it was cool to be a pirate way as far back as 1987 with the release of Sid Meier's Pirates!. Earlier this year, Wii owners danced a merry jig at the announcement that the game is on the way to their favourite machine, and the revelry can continue..

News: Sid Meier's Pirates! Pillaging Its Way Onto Wii

Sid Meier's Pirates! Pillaging Its Way Onto Wii

No buckle shall go unswashed

The ESRB recently outed the highly regarded Sid Meier's Pirates! as an upcoming Wii (or, possibly, WiiWare) title. Originally developed for Commodore 64, MicroProse released the PC version in 1987 and, in 2004, Atari published the Firaxis-developed remake. 2K Games then took the reins, porting the title to the Xbox and the PSP in 2007, with Metacritic scoring the..