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Disney Interactive Media Group
MMORPG | Setting:Fantasy | Status:Cancelled  (est.rel 10/31/07)  | Pub:Disney Interactive Studios
PVP:Yes | Distribution:Download | Retail Price:Free | Pay Type:Free | Monthly Fee:$09.95
System Req: PC Mac | ESRB:E10+Out of date info? Let us know!

Preview: A Pirate's Life For Me

Posted by Jon Wood on Feb 06, 2007  | Comments

Preview: A Pirate's Life For Me -

Recently, Managing Editor Jon Wood traveled to San Francisco California to take a look at Disney Online's Pirates of the Caribbean Online.

Recently, I had the opportunity to travel to San Francisco and attend the event for Disney Online's upcoming game, Pirates of the Caribbean Online. For anyone who may have been living under a rock for the last few years, Pirates of the Caribbean is a pirate-themed ride, as well as the basis for a successful movie franchise that is now becoming an MMORPG.

Pirates isn't Disney's first foray into the world of MMORPGs. Toontown Online (Disney's first MMORPG) is clearly marketed toward children, an audience much younger than most standard MMORPGs. In that game, players become cartoon characters in a game that replaces combat with gags and PvP with mini-games in a successful attempt to strip the violence away from the game. For those players out there who were concerned that Pirates of the Caribbean would be made in its predecessor's image, they can rest easily in the knowledge that while Toontown Online finds clever ways around swinging swords and firing guns, Pirates makes no such concessions.

Read the whole article here.