Playlogic Entertainment today announced the acquisition of Captain Blood for Xbox 360 and PC. Captain Blood is a pirate action game based on Rafael SabatiniÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s novel, Captain Blood: His Odyssey, about the notorious Captain Peter Blood. The game is being developed by Russian studio Akella, which is currently developing Age of Pirates for Playlogic as well, and created the successful pirate titles Sea Dogs, Age of Sail 2, and Pirates of the Caribbean. The game is being produced in cooperation with leading Eastern European games publisher 1C Company and is scheduled to be released in early summer 2006.
The player takes the role of a brave and noble corsair, following his intriguing and amazing adventures in 1685 Spanish Main, where an English surgeon was framed and condemned to penal servitude on Barbados. During hard times he became a pirate and escaped from his tropical prison. The Caribbean was quickly set ablaze by his deeds and exploits. Captain Blood gives players an extraordinary chance to live the life of the most eccentric pirate from Rafael SabatiniÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s bestselling book.