Lego: Pirates of the Caribbean sets sail in 2011

Latest licensed brick adventure from TT Games hits the PS3, Xbox 360, PC, Wii, PSP, and DS next year alongside new film; incorporates narrative elements of every movie.

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Gamers hoping for a new Pirates of the Caribbean title had their hopes dashed when Disney capsized Pirates of the Caribbean: Armada of the Damned. However, the franchise isn't sinking just yet.

Lego-minded developer TT Games has already spun blocky interactive interpretations of popular franchises like Indiana Jones, Star Wars, Batman, Rock Band, and most recently Harry Potter. Now, the developer has its sights set on Jack Sparrow and the high seas.

Disney Interactive and TT Games today sent word that Lego Pirates of the Caribbean: The Video Game will set sail for the Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Wii, DS, PSP, and PC during May 2011. The game will be released simultaneously with the new Pirates film, Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides.

Jack Sparrow gets brick-ified next May.

As for the game, Lego: Pirates of the Caribbean will feature narrative elements, characters, and locations from the first three films (Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl, Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest, and Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End), as well as the upcoming Stranger Tides.

The game will let players control 70 characters through 20 levels, and it will also sport a cooperative mode, where two players can plunder and loot together. Additionally, the title includes a Freeplay mode, where players can return to previously beaten levels to collect items.

For more on the Lego franchise's latest installment, check out GameSpot's review of Lego Harry Potter: Years 1-4.

Discussion

96 comments
njkindred
njkindred

I agree with Med8r....two releases so close together is going to be tough. Maybe they figure SW3 will be down to just pressing disks just about the time they need to buckle down and finish up Pirates? Either way, I'm jazzed for both of them. If they can make lord Vader comical, I can't wait to see what they do w/ Jack Sparrow !!

Med8r
Med8r

I'm rather surprised. I didn't think TT games would try pumping out 2 games at once (the other being Lego Star Wars 3). But I guess after 9 Lego games in 5 years, they know what they're doing.

Mik9445
Mik9445

Cant fricking wait. Gotta love the LEGO games, Hopefully they'll make achievements for the PC version as well this time.

COLDFIRE25
COLDFIRE25

Other then lego star wars, this one looks really good. Love Pirates!

GamerNes9
GamerNes9

I LOVE LEGO!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

GamerNes9
GamerNes9

@ jarofdirt882 i Agree @GunBladeHero & deathwish026 I Agree Mostly, But Epic Mickey Is Fairly Good!

GamerNes9
GamerNes9

Apparently No-one Likes Lego COD, Maybe lego Halo, Lego Lost Planet, Lego Holiday Themed[Unknown Title], or Lego Gran Turismo

jarofdirt882
jarofdirt882

@smooth81_basic Disney ended their business relationship with Mega Blocks almost two years ago now. So there shouldn't be an issue with copyright, after all Disney will have relieved them of any right they had to make block toys based on their franchises.

GunBladeHero
GunBladeHero

@deathwish026 Couldn't agree more, I was really looking forward to Armada of the Damned when Disney proved once more that they are mediocre in the gaming industry and cancelled it, now it's Lego they want to give us? Give me a f@#$% break!

FarmFreshDX
FarmFreshDX

Sure the Lego games may have this charm and easy-to-pick-up appeal, but really, this is too much. Not only that, but 20 levels is not a whole lot when you're spanning four films.

deathwish026
deathwish026

ime annoyed enough already that they cancelled a half made game, now disney have agreed to end its life completely by allowing a lego series. i am one seriously jeeved off fan.

PATR0CLUS
PATR0CLUS

im still waiting for lego xmen!!

KrazzyDJ
KrazzyDJ

Oh ... And this article gave me a very important piece of news (or maybe confirmed it in someway): The next Pirates movie is releasing around May 2011 !!!

KrazzyDJ
KrazzyDJ

Something tells me that if the game allows you to play as 70 characters, it might be a mess. Don't know why, this is more instinctive than an analysis of some sort !!!

Supabul
Supabul

Armada of the damned looked really good, I hope it wasn't cancelled for this crap

Sukharevskaya
Sukharevskaya

Ah man....they had better change up the formula to keep repetitiveness at bay.

tehepicpwnzor
tehepicpwnzor

If the Call of Duty series had as much replay as the old Lego games, I would be a happy man...

tehepicpwnzor
tehepicpwnzor

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ThAdEa82
ThAdEa82

@GamerNes9 too late, its called: call of duty: black ops

Darthrocker
Darthrocker

lego has been bought by WB for the next 5 years... they have a few movies they could line up or expand into the comic realm like lego batman did... i remember reading somewhere there not making a justice league movie... but i think it would make a great lego game... use super powered heroes (or villians) to complete puzzles and challenges... with major boss battles... protect lego-tropolis from evil bwahahahahaha...

XDLight_Dave43
XDLight_Dave43

They should make a Lego game with all these different universes accessible from one place, like the Cantina was in the first Lego Star Wars game back in 2005.

Gabe447
Gabe447

lego terminator and lego pokemon :D

smooth81_basic
smooth81_basic

Actually, I'd be amazed if this actually happened. Mega Blocks originally created the Pirates "block" toys - not Lego. It wouldn't surprise me if there was some sort of copyright battle....

fetusfart18
fetusfart18

Oh my god! Lego games are the new Madden!

NightRain
NightRain

They could do Lego DC Universe.

wwonka666
wwonka666

I want to see a Lego Saw game. Or maybe a Lego Resident Evil, what do you think?

guyguyguy1234
guyguyguy1234

Lego Lord Of The Rings would be great too, no? Anyway, this should be a great addition to the series!

CamoBullo
CamoBullo

I might sound too full of myself, but: There is no possible way this can go wrong. Hopefully, this will be radtastic. Personally, I'd rather let TT Games develop a Lego Star Fox title than the free companies that made the previous three Star Fox games.

JJMIZZY
JJMIZZY

All of the Lego games were great, until Lego Indiana Jones 2, which sucked. Mostly due to the weak hub idea. That and the fact that they decided to start doling out achievements at a much slower pace than they ever had before. Yeah, TT because we all know how much children like delayed gratification, right? Morons.

DenverNick
DenverNick

@minos7x Yeah, I was thinking about that too. As for what they are tackling next, I saw in the new Game Informer that they are working on Lego Star Wars III, it looked pretty interesting. How about Lego: Willow!

DanteDelacoix
DanteDelacoix

So here was me thinking that the lego games were gonna get stale.......Hush my mouth. This is fantastic. I loved Lego Batman and this is just a great combo. I can see all the humour now....

nintendoboy16
nintendoboy16

I hope this is good. I love Tt's Lego games (Star Wars, Indiana Jones, and Harry Potter mainly).

jarofdirt882
jarofdirt882

I've been looking forward to this since Lego Star Wars came out back in 05. Pirates has exactly the right tone to be made into a LEGO game. The silliness is practically there already.

SadPSPAddict
SadPSPAddict

The Lego games are great and I don't imagine this will be any exception :D

LordRaymond
LordRaymond

Oh well at least I still get a well made Pirates game.

lazycomplife
lazycomplife

WTF? Lets have someone make another friggin lego game instead of that awesome Pirates of the Carribean: Awesome title that was supposed to be an awesome adventure game

FallenOneX
FallenOneX

The Lego branded games may not be the best in the world, but they do give you a ton in the way of replay.

vaejas
vaejas

I can't even name 70 characters in the Pirates trilogy. Hope the marketing campaign says "This May-tey". ;)

GamerNes9
GamerNes9

They should make lego Call Of Duty: MW2

the_antivirus
the_antivirus

@KillerWabbit23 everyone love Lego that why it rated E for everyone...

alert0
alert0

I still want my Armada of the Damned :(...