Parents' Guide to

Pirate Blast

By Michael Lafferty, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 10+

Fast-paced cartoon water gun shooter for younger gamers.

Game Nintendo Wii 2011
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Pirate Blast starts out in a fun amusement park environment and first impressions are rather positive, but the charm quickly fades. The game has to rely on the mechanics of its core gaming element -- which is a rail shooter (targets come to you, rather than you running around to find the targets). As such, it offers a bit of a different take on the normal shooter game, replacing bullets with water guns and offering more challenges as the difficulty increases (there are three settings). But there is not a lot of replay value here. The bottom line is that this is an average shooter for the younger gamer because of the game's tone and look.

Game Details

  • Platform: Nintendo Wii
  • Available online?: Not available online
  • Publisher: Zoo Games
  • Release date: February 22, 2011
  • Genre: First-Person Shooter
  • ESRB rating: E10+ for Cartoon violence
  • Last updated: August 30, 2016

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