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Sid Meier's Pirates! Now Available for the PSP

2K, a publishing label of Take-Two Interactive Software, and the Company's development studio Firaxis Games, have announced Sid Meier's Pirates! is now available for the PSP system in stores across North America. In Sid Meier's Pirates!, players take the role of a pirate captain in the 17th century Caribbean ? amassing fortune and fame in an attempt to become one of the most revered and feared pirates in history. In a detailed 3D world, players duel, battle, dance, sneak, and hunt their way to unimaginable riches. Additional features for the PSP system include wireless ad hoc multiplayer for up to four players, widescreen graphics, new treasure hunts and more.

Key Features:
- Wireless Multiplayer ? Up to four players can play simultaneously using the Wi-Fi capabilities of the PSP, each with their own dedicated screen using additional multiplayer maps.
- Treasure Hunt ? Players will navigate ships around the beautiful islands of the Caribbean on their quest to discover pirate treasure, lost relatives, and Incan cities.
- Stealth/Sneaking ? Using a 3D tile-based environment, players move one square at a time around a large grid of buildings to hide for cover and fight with guards in the town.
- Land and Sea Battles ? Engage in fierce naval battles, against both single vessels and multi-ship convoys. Harrowing action sequences on ship decks include swinging from yard arms, slashing down sails, and clobbering enemy crew as players make their way to the enemy captain.
- Dancing ? Learn to perform a series of intricate steps in this overhauled and improved feature and dance your way into the Governor's daughter's heart. Besides companionship, she could be a wealth of information or have access to a stash of special items.
- Accessible User Interface ? The menus and user interface are optimized for use on a portable device. The widescreen display is fully utilized and the controls available on the unit are used to their maximum potential for smooth navigation.



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