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Pirates of the Caribbean Online

Pirates of the Caribbean Online was a massively multiplayer online role-playing video game based on the Pirates of the Caribbean franchise. It was developed and published by Disney Online, in conjunction with SilverTree Media, for Microsoft Windows and Mac OS X, with additional post-release content developed by Schell Games. The game was first announced by The Walt Disney Company in April 2005,[3] and was originally meant to coincide with the release of Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest in 2006,[3] but its release was pushed back multiple times.[4] The game went through two beta testing phases during 2007, and was officially released in October of that year,[5] utilizing the Panda3D game engine.[citation needed] Pirates of the Caribbean Online was shut down in September 2013.[6]

Pirates of the Caribbean Online
Pirates of the Caribbean Online.jpg
Developer(s)
Publisher(s) Disney Online
Series Pirates of the Caribbean
Engine Panda3D[citation needed]
Platform(s)
Release
  • WW: October 31, 2007
Genre(s) Massively multiplayer online role-playing
Mode(s) Multiplayer

Contents

Reception

Reception
Aggregate score
Aggregator Score
Metacritic 60/100[7]
Review scores
Publication Score
Game Revolution C+[8]
GameZone 7.0/10[9]
X-Play      [10]
Game Industry News      [11]

Pirates of the Caribbean Online received "mixed or average" reviews, holding an aggregated score of 60/100, based on seven critic reviews, on Metacritic.[7]

Awards

Year Association Award Result Ref
2008 Game Industry News Game of the Year Nominated [11]
Online Game of the Year Won [11]
Parents' Choice Award Gold Award Won [12]
Web Marketing Association Outstanding Achievement in Web Development Won [13]
The Webby Awards Web / Games Nominated [14]
2009 Nominated [15]

Notes

  1. ^ Additional post-release content developed by Schell Games.[2]

References

  1. ^ "Pirates of the Caribbean Online". silvertreemedia.com. Retrieved December 26, 2016. 
  2. ^ "Pirates of the Caribbean". schellgames.com. Retrieved December 26, 2016. 
  3. ^ a b Redaktion (April 26, 2005). "Pirates of the Caribbean Online - Disney kündigt Piraten-MMORPG an" [Pirates of the Caribbean Online - Disney announces pirate MMORPG]. PlayNation (in German). Retrieved December 26, 2016. 
  4. ^ Jenkins, David (April 12, 2006). "Disney Updates On Pirates Of The Caribbean MMO". Gamasutra. UBM TechWeb. Retrieved December 26, 2016. 
  5. ^ GamesIndustry International (October 31, 2007). "DISNEY'S PIRATES OF THE CARIBBEAN ONLINE SETS SAIL". GamesIndustry.biz. Gamer Network. Retrieved December 26, 2016. 
  6. ^ Olivetti, Justin (August 20, 2013). "Disney's Pirates of the Caribbean Online sunsetting in September". Engadget. AOL Tech. Retrieved December 26, 2016. 
  7. ^ a b "Pirates of the Caribbean Online Critic Reviews for PC". Metacritic. CBS Interactive. Retrieved December 26, 2016. 
  8. ^ Hudak, Chris (February 20, 2008). "Pirates of the Caribbean Online Review". Game Revolution. CraveOnline. Retrieved December 26, 2016. 
  9. ^ "Pirates of the Caribbean Online - PC - Review". GameZone. GameZone Next. July 22, 2008. Retrieved December 26, 2016. 
  10. ^ Stevens, Tim. "Disney's Pirates of the Caribbean Online". G4. G4 Media. Archived from the original on November 21, 2008. Retrieved December 26, 2016. 
  11. ^ a b c Breeden II, John (February 6, 2008). "A Pirate's Life For Me!". Game Industry News. Noble Order Press Enterprises. Retrieved December 26, 2016. 
  12. ^ Oldenburg, Don. "Disney's Pirates of the Caribbean Online". Parents' Choice Award. Parents' Choice Foundation. Retrieved December 26, 2016. 
  13. ^ "Disney Interactive Media Group wins 2008 WebAward for Pirates of the Caribbean Online". WebAwards. Web Marketing Association. Retrieved December 26, 2016. 
  14. ^ "Games 2008". The Webby Awards. Retrieved December 26, 2016. 
  15. ^ "Games 2009". The Webby Awards. Retrieved December 26, 2016. 

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