Review: Buccaneer – The Pursuit of Infamy

Rating: ★★★½☆

Some pirate games are quite complicated – not only do you sail, but you also have to worry about swordfighting, minding your investments, replacing your old lame clothes with new, more piratey clothes, and so on. Not so with Buccaneer: The Pursuit of Infamy. This arcade style is quick and to the point – take your ship out, blow apart the enemy, and collect your reward. It’s a refreshingly simple concept that when combined with stellar graphics and rousingly piratey sound effects (not to mention music provided by Swashbuckle!) makes for a fine way to kill your real-world productivity. Continue reading

Buccaneer Beta Testing!

Buccaneer: The Pursuit of Infamy – an upcoming MMO – is now available for beta testing! Sign up now, if you’re interested in checking in out.

The game is still in development (of course), but it appears that it’s going to be a ship-centric MMO, meaning no mucking about as a pirate in town. But I would imagine this means more resources can be alloted to making for proper, piratey, fun ship-to-ship combat. Screenshots definitely look great, as does the trailer – can’t wait to see more.