Tag: Sid Meier

  • News You Can Own Sid Meier's SNES Development System, If You Have A Spare $9.5K

    "The 'Holy Grail' of video game collecting"

    Legendary game design Sid Meier is responsible for some of the most iconic titles in the history of the interactive entertainment industry. He helped found Microprose in the 1980s and has since produced the likes of Civilization, Sid Meier's Pirates!, Silent Service and F-15 Strike Eagle. It's now...

  • News 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

    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...