'Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl' (GBA) Ships

by Thomas on June 19, 2003 @ 7:19 a.m. PDT

TDK Mediactive announced today that all landlubbers should beware ... pirates are on the loose! "Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl" has shipped for the Game Boy Advance handheld system. Based on Disney's major live action film for Summer 2003, "Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl" will be available at retail outlets throughout North America.

"We're thrilled to be part of this stellar franchise," said Vincent Bitetti, chief executive officer for TDK Mediactive. "`Pirates of the Caribbean' has been a Disney theme park favorite for years. Now, with the property's highly anticipated big screen debut, we are proud to release a game of quality and excitement equal to its rich franchise history."

Developed by Pocket Studios, "Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl" received high praise from the press at the recent Electronic Entertainment Expo in Los Angeles. "This (game) might very well have been the best Game Boy Advance title at this year's E3," said GameSpy, and IGN.com wrote, "The map for this adventure so far points toward treasure."

As charming rogue pirate Jack Sparrow, it's mutiny on the high seas as you pillage your way to riches in over 20 swashbuckling missions. Search for treasure as you sharpen your pirating skills with cannons, artillery and swords in an all-out battle for the ultimate in pirate booty! Simple to pick up, yet robust enough for more experienced players, the game is perfect for all ages and is rated "E" for "Everyone."

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