- Summary: Set in the swashbuckling era, Age of Booty is a casual real-time multiplayer strategy game that puts players at the helm of their own pirate ship with the goal of sending your enemies to the briny deep, and looting and capturing towns for your pirate faction. In Age of Booty, players team up with other online players or AI-controlled pirate ships to raid, pillage, sink, and destroy their way to dominance on the high seas. Spoils of war and booty are used to upgrade and customize pirate ships to make them even more deadly as players take on 25 unique challenges and seven of the most devious Pirate Alliances on the high seas. Gain notoriety and fame by climbing the online leader boards. Create and share custom maps using the intuitive map creation system. Single player and multiplayer real-time action strategy from Certain Affinity, lead by Max Hoberman, designer of Halo 2 and 3's multiplayer game. Raid villages, sink merchants, seize towns, steal gold, upgrade your pirate ship and use your guns and your wits to send your foes to the briny deep. Master twenty-five unique multiplayer maps or create your own and share them with your friends. Up to four players on one console, up to eight players over LAN or the Internet. Tons of customizable options that allow you to tune the game to meet your taste. [Capcom]… Expand
I enjoyed the original Age of Booty on PC, and am atremble with anticipation at the very thought of a sequel. Here's a pirate joke for you:
Long ago when pirate ships sailed the seas, there was a pirate ship engaged in battle which was in serious danger of being boarded by the enemy. The captain of the embattled ship, upon realizing the predicament, ordered his first mate to run to his cabin and fetch him his red shirt. The first mate did as he was told, and upon donning his red shirt, the captain rallied his men and were able to turn the tide of battle until their enemies fled, taking only a few casualties in the process.
Later on that day after successfully repelling their enemies attack, the pirate captain and his ship came under the attack of not one but two enemy ships. Once again, things began to look very grim for our pirate captain and his crew, but once more he yelled to his first mate, â… Expand
This game is crippled from the get go. It uses user-hostile DRM(SecuRom). In order to play multilayer, you need: IGN account, gamespy id account and the gamespy comrade third party software. The developers were not thinking on their consumers when developing this game. Stay away from it.… Expand