Age of Booty begins next month

Little-known fact: Nestled quietly between the Age of Discovery and the Age of Enlightenment was, in fact, the Age of Booty. Today, Capcom said that gamers would be able to relive this glorious period beginning on October 15 on Xbox Live, with the PlayStation Network edition following a day later...

Little-known fact: Nestled quietly between the Age of Discovery and the Age of Enlightenment was, in fact, the Age of Booty. Today, Capcom said that gamers would be able to relive this glorious period beginning on October 15 on Xbox Live, with the PlayStation Network edition following a day later. PC gamers will be able to get their hands on Age of Booty through a variety of digital download hubs "shortly after its console kin."

Originally called Plunder, Age of Booty proved in July that even pirates can run afoul of the US Patent and Trademark Office. As detailed in GameSpot's most recent preview, the E-for-Everyone real-time strategy game presents players with the opportunity to affix a pirate's peg leg as they sail the seven seas on the lookout for treasure and adventure. The game will ship with 25 different maps, with Capcom promising an additional 20 to be available as free downloads in the weeks after release.

Designed by Max "Yeroen" Hoberman, former lead designer of Halo 2 and Halo 3's multiplayer modes, Age of Booty features online play for up to eight, as well as four-player split-screen action. Players will be able to compete initially in three different multiplayer modes, but as with the maps, Capcom plans to release several more through free, downloadable updates.

Age of Booty will plunder gamers' treasure troves for $10.

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25 comments
KickinIt_ftw
KickinIt_ftw

"Professor, what's another word for pirate treasure?" "Well, I think it's booty." "Booty?" "Booty. That's what it is."

Cabal23
Cabal23

Any game named Age of Booty gets my vote. BBBBoootttyy.

Bretwalda
Bretwalda

"Little-known fact: Nestled quietly between the Age of Discovery and the Age of Enlightenment was, in fact, the Age of Booty." Back in my youth I think we just called it college.

ReaperV7
ReaperV7

meh....quest for booty is a better title....

combatsoldier
combatsoldier

WOW this looks great. My question is will it be a 10 fee just to purchase or is this a monthly pay to play. Please PM and let me know cause I really am going to get this. AWSOME! Downloadable mmo style game. This is great. Thankyou and finally.

R3NeGaDeAnGeL
R3NeGaDeAnGeL

Again, I must say, best title for any videogame. Ever.

andrat99
andrat99

Fanboy4Hire You just made me chuckle Kudos to you my friend Kudos to you Also looks good

Wuflungdung
Wuflungdung

this better come out in australia at the same time, I really look forward to this one.

SethSOMT
SethSOMT

Capcom bring RTS games to the table... This will be interesting.

ediot567
ediot567

i can't wait for this game and it's only $10

ediot567
ediot567

i cant wait to play this game and i'm glad it is only $10

Fanboy4Hire
Fanboy4Hire

As long as the booty's age is over 18, no worries.

Generic_Dude
Generic_Dude

lol @ the "little known fact". Cheers, Tom.

goony2
goony2

Seems interesting, I'll give the demo a shot, at least.

gaijin79
gaijin79

This should be a great multi-player game.

konradak
konradak

Cool beans, might be funnn.

Magrino
Magrino

Little-known fact: Nestled quietly between the Age of Discovery and the Age of Enlightenment was, in fact, the Age of Booty. Today, Capcom said that gamers would be able to relive this glorious period beginning on October 15 on Xbox Live, with the PlayStation Network edition following a day later. PC gamers will be able to get their hands on Age of Booty through a variety of digital download hubs "shortly after its console kin."

Originally called Plunder, Age of Booty proved in July that even pirates can run afoul of the US Patent and Trademark Office. As detailed in GameSpot's most recent preview, the E-for-Everyone real-time strategy game presents players with the opportunity to affix a pirate's peg leg as they sail the seven seas on the lookout for treasure and adventure. The game will ship with 25 different maps, with Capcom promising an additional 20 to be available as free downloads in the weeks after release.

Designed by Max "Yeroen" Hoberman, former lead designer of Halo 2 and Halo 3's multiplayer modes, Age of Booty features online play for up to eight, as well as four-player split-screen action. Players will be able to compete initially in three different multiplayer modes, but as with the maps, Capcom plans to release several more through free, downloadable updates.

Age of Booty will plunder gamers' treasure troves for $10.