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Fantasy pirates: Love 'em or hate 'em, they're deeply ingrained in geek culture to the point that they're almost impossible to dislodge. This past Monday was International Talk Like a Pirate Day, when everyone's inner pirate was encouraged to "Arr!" heartily, look for treasure in long-forgotten p...

September 22nd 2011 at 6:00pm 0 Comments
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Exploration is one of EVE Online's most lucrative and enjoyable PvE professions, combining complex probe-scanning with mission-style combat. Through exploration, you'll find hidden sites across New Eden, packed full of NPCs to kill and loot to grab. Exploration is a casual PvE element that spans al...

July 11th 2010 at 6:00pm 0 Comments
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In an attempt to keep that fresh, new game smell on Uncharted 2, developer Naughty Dog will be implementing some "experimental" changes to the game's online multiplayer modes this weekend. First, a new playlist comprised solely of Plunder matches will be introduced into the mix -- a filter that the...

December 4th 2009 at 1:15pm 0 Comments
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Click to enlarge Joystiq recently attended a Sony Gamers Day event in Los Angeles, where we got hands-on time with a lot of upcoming titles that we can't speak about just yet. However, the event that capped off the day of gaming was our first hands-on time with a title that we know you're eager to s...

April 27th 2009 at 12:01pm 0 Comments
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The Capcom blog has announced that the horrifically under-promoted Age of Booty sets sail on October 15 and 16 for XBLA and PSN, respectively. The PC version will be available "shortly after" on digital download services like Metaboli, Impulse and Steam. The game will be sold on all platforms for $...

September 29th 2008 at 4:55pm 0 Comments
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Tragically, Age of Booty may receive our second-annual award for "worst game title," but this should not at all reflect on the game's quality. Once known as Plunder, Age of Booty is a name change and not much else from the game we've had a positive hands-on experience with in the past. Age of Boot...

July 16th 2008 at 1:30pm 0 Comments
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We thought that Certain Affinity wanted to distance itself as far as possible from the Bungie joke-game Pimps at Sea, but it looks like we were wrong. Renamed to Age of Booty from Plunder, the pirate themed hex-based strategy game stil doesn't have a firm release date (even though the site still sa...

July 11th 2008 at 11:30pm 0 Comments

Unearthed from the backlog of Capcom's Captivate 08 media is a new gameplay video for Plunder, that real-time strategy XBLA game where you get to live out your pirate fantasies. We've seen screenshots before, but this is the first time we've actually seen Plunder in action. The presentation i...

June 5th 2008 at 6:00pm 0 Comments
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Max Hoberman, Certain Affinity founder, sat down with Gamasutra for a Q&A about his studio and his projects, including the upcoming arcade title, Plunder. The interview is a great read and Hoberman touches on possible Left 4 Dead secrets, the inspirations for Plunder, and more. A good chunk of t...

April 2nd 2008 at 4:30pm 0 Comments
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Capcom recently hosted a Gamer's Day for its upcoming digital distribution titles, all coming to PSN. Joystiq had a chance to get some hands-on time with the following titles: 1942: Joint Strike Plunder Super Street Fighter II Turbo HD Remix Wolf of the Battlefield: Commando 3 It'...

March 13th 2008 at 2:00pm 0 Comments
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Earlier today, Capcom took the curtain off of one of their latest XBLA projects officially announcing Plunder, and from the look of things, it's a puzzle pirate's dream.Scheduled for release sometime this Summer, Certain Affinity's Plunder takes inspiration from Settlers of Catan, but with a pirate...

March 13th 2008 at 1:30pm 0 Comments
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Certain Affinity is close to finishing Plunder, a downloadable real-time strategy, multiplayer pirate game. The Capcom-published title will be released in late Spring or early Summer for XBLA, PSN, and PCs. Pricing has yet to be announced. With inspiration from Settlers of Catan, Certain Affinity...

March 13th 2008 at 1:00pm 0 Comments