Pirates of Somalia uses world events to provide a unique game experience for its players. It is modeled in the style of traditional X-war games, but that is where the comparisons end. Pirates uses current news to put the player in the shoes of a modern day Somalian pirate.
The story begins with you as a fisherman off the coast of Somalia. Slowly you expand your territory, take control of the waters and build your empire. As you progress you will battle other pirates, toxic waste dumpers and military patrol until you are able to hold major international ships hostage for ransom.
In order to advance in your journey, you will need the help of Intel. Intel is your personal assistant that will provide you with hints and tricks throughout the game. Seek out Intel over internet portals like Twitter and get special boost and power-ups as well as insider secrets.
Pirates features a unique hostage system that gives you the ability to take and sell hostages. In order to get the highest ransom you will have to care for your hostages by building special hostage quarters. Earn special recognition for taking the most hostages.
Fighting one on one can grow tedious as you become a powerful player. With base versus base combat you can expand your pirate empire onto land and become a warlord of Somalia. Engage in devastating base versus base combat and strip your opponent of cash and resources.
Pirates brings the social back to social gaming. With in-game player to player Communications Intelligence you will be able to taunt your enemies and finance your friends in their pirating enterprise. Instant communication with your crew makes it easy to coordinate an assault on your opponent. Help your friends quickly amass weapons and become a powerful by sending them money from your own account. You will have no weak links in your crew when you can easily help them grow.
There are many more things in store for Pirate of Somalia. Content and special missions will be consistently added to keep you coming back to the game.