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Published on August 23rd, 2011 | by Cameron Woolsey

Bungie Aerospace Announces iOS Game, Crimson: Steam Pirates

Over the years I’ve grown fond of pirates and pirate-based media such as movies and games. I also love the steam punk genre, so a game based on steam punk pirates seems to be just up my alley, right? Except I own an Android phone. Guess I can’t have everything.

Crimson: Steam Pirates is being developed by Bungie Aerospace, an offshoot company of Bungie created after joining forces with Activision. The game is an interface-based strategy set in the Caribbean. For more info check out the official details below provided by Bungie itself.

Key Facts From the Press Release:
· Developed by Harebrained Schemes
and the first to release under Bungie
Aerospace, Crimson: Steam Pirates is a free iPad game that will be available
for download on September 1, 2011.

· For PAX Prime attendees, Crimson: Steam Pirates will be available
this week to play at Booth #682 during the Penny Arcade Expo (PAX) in
Seattle. Attendees will be able to play through a selection of the complete
missions.

· A Crimson: Steam Pirates site
launched today on Bungie
Aerospace with more information about the game, including the launch date
and the first gameplay images.

Game Description
Plumes of black smoke fill the blue Caribbean sky as Thomas Blood¹s pirate
fleet steams ahead‹over, above, and below the waves. Command your fleet and
your Steampunk crew using an elegant action interface. Crimson: Steam
Pirate¹s turn-based gameplay provides an addicting mixture of strategy and
action as you anticipate your enemies¹ moves and counter them, luring them
into a deadly hail of weapons fire while uncovering the mystery brewing in
the Caribbean.

Features
· 8 voyages that begin the tale of Thomas Blood¹s adventures in the
Caribbean
· 2 Pass-and-Play multiplayer scenarios
· Over a dozen types of ships, subs, and airships and 20 crew members
with unique special abilities

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