Pirates! Showdown

Developer: Flashpoint Games

Current Version: 1.1.0

Last Updated: 3 years ago

Download Size: 34.5 MB - Download


Pirates! Showdown is a fast-paced game combining real-time strategy(RTS) and defense tactics. The hit iOS game now available on the Mac store!

3rd place on list of best tablet games!
Digital Trends

"Seriously, this is a very cool game!"

5 Stars - Wickedly entertaining. A must have
5 Stars - Awesome. Most addicting game!!!!
5 Stars - Great game. Easy to play, many skill levels, totally entertaining.

Face off against the fearsome Red Hand privateers in thrilling head-to-head pirate battles on the high sea! Capture towns and other structures to strengthen your defense and increase your gold supply. Capture your enemy's base to win, but make sure you are also defending your own base! 75 levels plus randomly generated maps in skirmish mode!

Fast paced gameplay with RTS and defense tactics without heavy resource management or the need to micro-manage units.

Command your fleet of pirate ships as you send them to intercept the enemy pirates or lay siege to land targets. Send an armada of Brigantines or save your gold for a massive Ship of the Line!

Towns, guard towers, shipyards, lighthouses, mystical obelisks, and more can all be captured. Structures all have a unique purpose and will supply you with gold, attack your enemy, buff up you ships, allow you to launch more ships, etc.

Upgrade towns to increase gold production. Upgrade guard towers to increase their firepower and strengthen your defenses.

Will you aggressively capture towns to loot their gold or invest in the towns you have to increase their gold production? Wage a purely pirate ship battle or strengthen your defenses with upgraded guard towers? Find the right RTS strategy to beat each level.

Combat the enemy in the tropical Caribbean then follow them into Hades in the River Styx world. And the Open Sea and Chaos Ocean worlds have the largest levels of all

Two skirmish modes provide an infinite number of randomly generated maps

Set the game to be as easy or as difficult as you want. Replay levels to beat them on harder difficulty levels


Most Helpful Reviews

Version 1.1.0
Review by jimr49

Simplistic warfare hinders fun - Two big flaws keep this from being a fun game. First, as pointed out in another review, the mouse disappears in the heat of battle. You can stil launch ships if this was the last mouse command, but you can’t perform other important activities, such as upgrading towns and fortifications. This was very frustrating. Second, you can’t control your ships. You launch them and they decide what to attack (ships, towns, etc.). So, some ships might attack one target and other ships might head toward another when you would like to mass all of them one one target Thus, battle becomes a mindless task of launching ships as fast as resources permit and hoping that they attack the best target(s). A useful fix would allow players to click on a ship (or corral a group of them within a box) and then click on a specific target.

Found helpful by 1 out of 1 people

More Reviews for Current Version

Version 1.1.0
Review by Telestaic

Good Value - Lots of fun play for the price. The only thing I would add is the capability to zoom back and see the entire board at a glance, or better yet an old navigation chart.

Found helpful by 0 out of 0 people
Version 1.1.0
Review by Folloe the rules

Extemely fun! could play for hours - one issue though, the mouse pointer disappears more and more it seems. and in the heat of a "Showdown!” this is super weak because its still there somewhere but dropping ships is crucial. Please update if at all possible.

Found helpful by 0 out of 0 people
Version 1.1.0
Review by Rkstormer

Great fun! - Really enjoying this one. A different kind of take on a real-time strategy game. Capturing the buildings and upgrading them is cool and the sea battles are fun to watch. Highly recommended!

Found helpful by 0 out of 0 people
Version 1.1.0
Review by Gg12690

Entertaining - Worth the money. Its fun and challenging enough to keep your interest. There have been no problems so far with bug or game play. It is fairly simple and the game helps you along the way.

Found helpful by 0 out of 0 people