RATING INFORMATION  

Sid Meier's Pirates

Platform: Wii

Rating Category:

Content Descriptors: Alcohol Reference, Mild Language, Mild Violence, Suggestive Themes

Rating Summary:

In this adventure game, players build a fleet of ships, explore the high seas, and engage in sword battles on their way to finding a seafarer's abducted family. Players can shoot cannons at ships and fortresses, and engage in one-on-one sword fighting on the ships. Historical footage sometimes references pirates' violent exploits (e.g., 'slashing his throat so badly that blood gushed everywhere'). Some female characters wear low-cut dresses that expose a lot of cleavage. In one cutscene, a woman hugs a man then squeezes his buttocks. Some locations are named after alcohol (e.g., 'Rum Rock' and 'Rum Bay'), and the crew is once referred to as 'dead drunk.' The word 'hell' sometimes appears on screen.