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Buccaneer - Pursuit of Infamy

Indie arcade game now available from Direct2Drive at half price: a trifling $9.99.


Buccaneer: The Pursuit of Infamy is available for a lot fewer pieces of eight on Direct2Drive

22 May 2009 Another chance to scoop up the Pirating bestseller for half price. Direct2Drive is selling Buccaneer: The Pursuit of Infamy for a bargain $9.99 (that’s 50% off) until 5 June.

Partnered with Blitz 1>UP, Stickman Studios created the critically acclaimed Indie arcade game that lets you sink ships, plunder gold and strike fear into the hearts of your opponents as you blast enemy ships out of the water. Will you become the world’s greatest pirate captain, or will you watch your infamy ebb away and risk mutiny at the hands of your crew?

“We were thrilled to be able to release Buccaneer via Direct2Drive and are now delighted to be offering the game at a discounted rate - enabling more of our freebooting brethren to jump aboard and join us for a spot of piracy! Yaaarrrr!” says Stickman’s Simon Nevill.

Buccaneer is arcade-style fun on the high seas with easy to use controls, great looking visuals and more fun than you can shake a parrot at. In single-player you have to transform your down-on-its-luck crew and basic ship into the wealthiest pirate galleon on the high seas. There are 56 missions to pit your wits against.

If you fancy taking your swashbuckling skills online, check out the epic multiplayer game and show off your teamplay prowess. With 10 maps there are countless emergent strategies to discover.

“We’re very happy to be partnering with Direct2Drive on this offer,” adds Chris Swan, Blitz Arcade’s Business Development Director. “At the discounted price point we’re hoping that loads more people will give the game a go and have a fun pirate-blast!”

Download now for your chance to get this gem of a game for half price.

For more information on Blitz Arcade or the Blitz 1>UP programme, please contact:

Debbie Henderson, Assistant PR Manager, dhenderson@blitzgamesstudios.com

For more information on Buccaneer or Stickman Studios, please contact:

Simon Nevill simon@stickmanstudios.co.uk or Harvey Greensall harvey@stickmanstudios.co.uk


About Blitz Arcade:

Blitz Arcade is a division of Blitz Games Studios and was founded in 2007 and is dedicated to producing top quality downloadable games across all platforms, utilising Blitz Games Studios’ industry-leading proprietary technology, BlitzTech.

About Stickman Studios:

Stickman Studios was founded in 2005 by Simon Nevill and Harvey Greensall and is currently based in Leamington Spa. Stickman Studios are committed to their motto to create ‘Games for gamers, by gamers’

About Blitz Games Studios:

Blitz Games Studios is based in Leamington Spa and was founded in 1990 by industry veterans Andrew and Philip Oliver and now has more than 200 staff. Its six divisions encompass mature titles (Volatile Games), Serious Games (TruSim), family titles (Blitz Games), in-house technology (BlitzTech), downloadable games (Blitz Arcade) and its education division (Blitz Academy).


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