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Sid Meier’s Pirates! has been around in one form or another for over twenty years! In that time, it has seen countless remakes and ports onto different operating systems. Now, the 2004 version originally available for Xbox and PSP has arrived on the iPad. Despite the countless iterations of the game, it feels like Pirates! was made for iOS.

Pirates! lets you live the glamorous, yet dangerous life of a Caribbean pirate in the 1600s. Rather than patrolling the seas aimlessly however; you are on a quest to rescue your family after they were enslaved by the evil Spanish nobleman – Marquis de Montalban, for defaulting on their debts to him. Pirates! is an immersive and addictive title which makes great use of the iPad’s large touchscreen. The sheer depth of the game ensures that this will be a game you will replay over and over.