GameArena: Pirates of the Burning Sea Review

It's a crazy situation to be in - Catch 22 in the real sense of the term. Without heaps of players the game won't be fun, but if the game isn't fun it can't get more players. Unfortunately for PotBS, it doesn't have what you'd call a solid foundation for keeping its player base – at its core the game features a punishing learning curve that will unquestionably turn less persistent players away.

The Good bits
The game is very good looking – when you're on a ship
Actually interacting with others is very rewarding
Fighting from your ship is not just well done, it's fun

The Bad stuff
The AI is generally dumb
Hand to hand combat is lame
The game really doesn't want to tell you how to play

Read Full Story >>
The story is too old to be commented.