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Atari, Playlogic Sign Worldwide Deal For Age of Pirates

Atari announced that it has signed a deal with independent publisher Playlogic Entertainment to distribute a new action-adventure role-playing game called _Age of Pirat...

Jason Dobson

July 7, 2006

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Atari announced that it has signed a deal with independent publisher Playlogic Entertainment to distribute a new action-adventure role-playing game called Age of Pirates: Caribbean Tales throughout Europe, the US and Asia. The game is scheduled for release for the PC this September. Developed by Russian developer Akella, the creators of Sea Dogs, Age of Sail II, and Pirates of the Caribbean, Age of Pirates: Caribbean Tales allows players to take the role of reckless fortune-hunter Blaze or alternatively his red-headed daredevil stepsister Beatrice the 17th century. As players navigate through the Caribbean Sea, they will encounter naval battles and sword fights, take on challenging quests, conquer and manage colonies, trade goods and plunder merchant convoys to make fortunes. The game will feature 16 different sail ships, varying weather conditions, day and night cycles, multiplayer battles with up to 16 opponents and multiplayer modes including Deathmatch, Team Deathmatch, Defend the Convoy and Capture the Fort. "Age of Pirates: Caribbean Tales is an exciting title to add to our PC line-up," said Rick Mehler, Director of Marketing, Atari, Inc. "Age of Pirates: Caribbean Tales provides a deep role playing experience that encourages development of captain, crew, ships, towns, fighting abilities, weapons and more. With a chest full of features, Age of Pirates: Caribbean Tales is a treasure of a game." "We are very excited that Atari is our distribution partner for Age of Pirates: Caribbean Tales," said Stefan Layer, Vice President and Chief Marketing & Sales Officer, Playlogic. "Atari has an excellent worldwide distribution network, a highly motivated team and the right marketing approach. We are looking forward to working with them."

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