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LEGO® Pirates of the Caribbean: The Video Game is an action adventure game that brings the Pirates of the Caribbean world and all its colorful characters to life in LEGO Brick form. Players will experience all the memorable scenes from the first three films, as well as those in the upcoming fourth film, "Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides," in the humorous and quirky LEGO Video Games style.
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This installment does what every other installment has done. Characters have specific abilities that allow them to solve various puzzles. There are 20 story missions, five for each movie. The same LEGO formula holds true in this installment. There are 85 gold bricks in all. For each story mission a gold brick is earned for completion in story mode and gathering enough studs to earn "True Pirate". There are 10 hidden ships in a bottle to find in each level that are used to build a LEGO mini-kit and there is a new addition - discovering a specific set of LEGO items that are hidden in a level usually with the aid of Jack Sparrow's compass.
This game falls into the same category as the recently released LEGO Star Wars 3. The LEGO series took a drastic leap forward with lighting and overall appearance in LEGO SW3, and that same graphical boost is present in this game. It's clear that LEGO has raised the bar graphically. I expect all future LEGO games will look this good. The only thing is to make sure that your system meets the minimum requirements. You must have a dedicated graphics card that has a minimum of Shader Model 2, graphics processors that are integrated into the motherboard will not suffice.
This game is in the same mold as other recent LEGO games. Areas in the hub world are locked off until you collect enough gold bricks.Read more ›
Compared to many of there other titles I must say that this is the best out of all of them!
So, without further adieu here are the pros and cons!
1. Graphics are crisp and clean with very nice lighting effects and textures throughout.
2. Gameplay is fun as it includes puzzles and various elements that make you think or go hunting.
3. Very family appropriate! I've heard of some parents not letting their kids watch the Pirates series, but as the game goes-- there's nothing to worry about. A lot of the more "scary" or "violent" elements from the movies have been tuned down a lot. Many of the cutscenes are actually pretty funny.
4. The items you can use range from swords to bananas! There is a ton of funny items that appear during the game!
5. Great replay value!
1. No manual saving-- The game saves only after each level.
2. Load times can be a pain.
3. Doesn't always follow the storyline exactly, but I think that is because they (again) tried to make it kid friendly.
4. Controls at first are strange as you don't use the mouse. You can't control the camera, but after a little while the controls are easy to use.
If you want a very fun and light game go with this! Good for all ages and always keeps me wanting more!
This game is one of the best and while it doesnt implement some nice things from Lego Clone Wars, it sure is up there next to Batman 2 and LOTR Lego games (which I consider the best of the series so far)
The game will have the player witness the events of the 4 movies of the Disney Franchise through the lens of the Lego games narrative. The gameplay is the same with few additions (like improved boss battles) but the way the story is presented, in such a humorous and cute way is definitively a seller.
I gave it 4 stars for 2 reasons: 1, the game, while fun and entertaining, is still way too similar to older games in the series, very little is new and 2, the game doesnt register on Steam, which is normal for Disney games in general, but still a hindrance.
This is a great family game.
Most Recent Customer Reviews
extremely hard to play. no instruction on how to start. dont waste your moneyPublished 2 months ago by kronos
Could not even complete the first level. The controls froze repeatedly. Tried uninstalling and reinstalling, but finally gave up in frustration. I'm using Windows 8.1. Read morePublished 10 months ago by D. Ainsworth
Love the game ... glad I was able to get one of the "older" and "rarer" Lego titles.Published 12 months ago by Clever Twit
The kids sit and play it for hours shen se let them. The only problem is when we loaded it we had a problem as our internet was dosn and it required being connected.Published 18 months ago by Alden Elwess
WE LOVED IT! So much fun. Worked fine on Windows 7. My son loves the oxygen meter! :)Published 22 months ago by Amazon Customer
This game is just, plain entertaining. You are slightly disadvantaged if you don't know all the 'Pirates' movies, but it's easy to catch on. Read morePublished 24 months ago by TK421
My son had a birthday recently and I purchased a few new Lego titles for PC. This is by far my son's favorite game. Read morePublished on December 17, 2013 by Jonathan Brown