Pirates of the Caribbean: The Legend of Jack Sparrow

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Pirates of the Caribbean:
The Legend of Jack Sparrow
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Developer(s) 7 Studios
Buena Vista Games
Publisher(s) Bethesda Softworks
Ubisoft
Composer(s) Inon Zur
Platforms PlayStation 2 and Microsoft Windows
Release date(s) PlayStation 2
    Windows
      Genre(s) Action-adventure, hack and slash
      Mode(s) Single-player, multiplayer

      Pirates of the Caribbean: The Legend of Jack Sparrow is an action-adventure video game by 7 Studios for the PlayStation 2 and Microsoft Windows. It features playable levels based on the experiences of Captain Jack Sparrow after the events of Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl. The game includes action, puzzles and humorous cutscenes.

      Gameplay

      The player takes the role of Jack Sparrow, Will Turner, and Elizabeth Swann in a generic action-adventure video game. Each character learns new skills or unlocks new weapons which will help him to defeat each boss. Each level has a number of puzzles to solve. The game allows for a second character.

      Plot

      The game begins with Jack Sparrow and Will Turner trying to steal an object from a Spanish fortress in Panama. They are double-crossed and captured. While facing the gallows (and while Jack looks for an escape route as always), he begins to retell some of his stories to Will Turner, albeit exaggerated and not completely honestly; for instance, he always claims that either Will Turner or Elizabeth Swann was with him, even when they insist they have no idea what he's talking about. These stories include how Jack sacked Nassau Port without firing a shot; how he escaped from the desert island on the backs of sea turtles (when he was marooned with Elizabeth, the second time, he confesses to the true events, that he was rescued by rum smugglers that were long gone); how he fought a Chinese sorceress named Madame Tang; encountered a legion of frozen Norse warriors; visited the Arctic; and a complete retelling of Curse of the Black Pearl, complete with sequences that never happened and lines that were never said.

      Reception

      Reception
      Aggregate scores
      Aggregator Score
      GameRankings (PS2) 53.58%[3]
      (PC) 48.80%[4]
      Metacritic (PS2) 51/100[5]
      (PC) 49/100[6]
      Review scores
      Publication Score
      EGM 5.67/10[7]
      Eurogamer 3/10[8]
      Game Informer 5.75/10[9]to n
      GamePro 3.25/5[10]
      Game Revolution D+[11]
      GameSpot 6.2/10[12]
      GameSpy 2.5/5 stars[13]
      GameTrailers 5/10[14]
      GameZone 5.4/10[15]
      IGN (PS2) 5.5/10[16]
      (PC) 5/10[17]
      OPM (US) 2.5/5 stars[18]
      PC Gamer (US) 63%[19]
      The A.V. Club C−[20]

      The game was met with very mixed reviews upon release. GameRankings and Metacritic gave it a score of 53.58% and 51 out of 100 for the PlayStation 2 version,[3][5] and 48.80% and 49 out of 100 for the PC version.[4][6]

      References

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      2. http://www.gamefaqs.com/pc/928205-pirates-of-the-caribbean-the-legend-of-jack/data
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