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Posted 2007-08-09 by Tony Walsh
 
 
     
 
Puzzle Pirates, a cute casual-game world where puzzle-based play rules the high seas, will soon see Alantean sea monsters crest the surface of its turbulent oceans. According to an official announcement, the first outposts of Atlantis will offer new races, challenges and rewards to veteran players of the game, which was originally launched in 2003.
"So now, beyond mere pillaging, your new mission is to explore these strange new waters, encounter new civilizations and sack them for all they're worth, discover new life and avoid being eaten by it, and battle your way to wealth and glory. For there are riches in abundance hidden by the deep, and the Atlanteans have had a thousand years to find them and shape them to their will. Good luck, my pirates.... here be monsters."
The expansion to Puzzle Pirates will be tested privately before being let loose on the open waters. No exact launch date was mentioned, but I'll be checking back next month for some of that monstery goodness.
 
     
 
   
 
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