Playlogic Acquires Age of Pirates RPG
Posted on September 15, 2005Playlogic Entertainment, Inc. has announced the acquisition of the Age of Pirates role-playing game from Russian developer Akella, which also created the successful pirate titles Sea Dogs, Age of Sail 2, and Pirates of the Caribbean. The game was produced in cooperation with leading Eastern European games publisher 1C and is scheduled to be released in the fourth quarter. The world of Age of Pirates exists on 16 islands and the endless seas of the Caribbean. The two main characters each have their own story. Over 16 types of ships are at the player's disposal. Features include hiring officers to improve sailing capabilities and fighters to help boarding and melee encounters. The players must also fight foreign ships, capture slaves and attack forts to conquer colonies and develop their own colonies.