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Sid Meier's Pirates! (Wii)

Sid Meier's Pirates! (Wii)
alaScore 82

19 reviews

Nov, 2014

alaTest has collected and analyzed 19 reviews from magazines and websites. Reviewers really like the gameplay. The story also gets good feedback, but some have doubts about the controls.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Nintendo Wii Games the Sid Meier's Pirates! (Wii) is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 82/100 = Very good quality.

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(Based on 19 reviews)

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Amazon.co.uk review summary for Sid Meier's Pirates! (Wii)

 

alaTest has collected and analysed 1 user review of Sid Meier's Pirates! (Wii) from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 2.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.8/5 for other Nintendo Wii Games on Amazon.co.uk.

0% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the product: Sid Meier's: Pirates (Wii)

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Sid Meier's Pirates!

 

En garde

Open world with ability to do as you please in the Caribbean. Wii exclusive mini-games are fun additions

Mini-games can get repetitive. Manual was a waste of paper, with no useful info about the game

Upon completing the Ship Battle mini-game, if the opposing captain has not surrendered to your forces, you will enter into a Sword fighting duel. Before playing the game, I was expecting something like the sword-fighting used in Wii Sports Resort and...

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Sid Meier's Pirates! Review

 

Control issues and other frustrations make this a very disappointing version of the classic game of adventure on the high seas.

Impressive freedom to play how you want to play ; Wii-exclusive bombardment and lock-picking minigames are good additions ; Ship combat is tactical and enjoyable

Minigames get old quickly ; Unresponsive controls hamper dancing and swordfighting minigames ; Some grainy visuals and performance issues ; Flimsy manual and poor tutorial for a game with so much complexity

But of course, a pirate spends most of his time at sea, not hobnobbing at high-society dances. As you sail across the pristine blue waters, you can attack any other ship you see, though if you're diplomatically minded, you may want to spare a glance to...

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Sid Meier’s Pirates!- Wii

 

I’m not sure if a couple of exclusive mini-games are reason enough for people that have played Pirates! in the past to revisit it. Having not played it before myself, I certainly did enjoy myself despite a few issues. The motion controls are novel at...

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Sid Meier's Pirates! – Wii Review

 

Sid Meier's Pirates! – Wii ReviewPosted on November 25, 2010 | No CommentsSid Meier's Pirates! is a top-notch game if ever there was one, well worth the money and time.

Rating: 7/10 (Review scores explained).

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Sid Meier’s Pirates! Wii Review

 

I was happy when I was asked to review this game. I have grown up as a fan of pirates. In fact I have been a fan of all of Sid Meier's games. I first played pirates on the Commodore 64. Pirates was first released in 1987. The game has evolved quite a...

Still fun after all these years ; Hours of gameplay ; Non-Linear storyline

Controls are very basic and not well implemented ; Video is choppy and not completed well in places

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