King of Seas is an Action Role playing game set in a procedural pirate world. An epic adventure awaits you in a fantastic world, dotted with fights, lost islands and treasures. A universe that will keep you anchored as you struggle to become the king of all pirates.
King of Seas is a game that knows how to be entertaining right from the start, and that will put your pirate skills to the test. Something more could have been done with regards to dialogues and soundtrack, but these flaws do not hamper the enjoyability of King of Seas, which also offers a good amount of replayability.
Fun, cartoonish pirating, which makes you feel cheeky rather than evil.
Like many of my piratical favourites, King of Seas doesn’t take itself too seriously, and as a result makes it a fun game for casual players. My main gripe is that the side quests aren’t varied enough and do get a touch monotonous. Unfortunately, they are the quickest way to gaining experience when grinding through the levels is required. But that said, sailing across the map is a relaxing experience, with King of Seas allowing would-be-pirates to play the game their own way. Simple controls, and fun story, and enjoyable gameplay mean that it is a game for all wannabe swashbucklers.
Overall, King of Seas is a serviceable action-RPG with a pirates theme that is intended for a more casual audience. Its mechanics are solid, and the title is entertaining enough for short bursts of gameplay, but its grindy and repetitive nature quickly takes the wind out of its sails. Some of my complaints are certainly fixable in future updates, at which point I imagine the game to be a solid option for those who yearn for a decent but simplistic pirate life simulator. For now, I'd steer clear until some changes are implemented, or you can wait for a substantial sale.
Colourful pirate adventure with delightful naval combat. In the long term, large distances and tedious quests take the wind out of its sails.
King of Seas is a quiet and peaceful procedural adventure that will make you love its interesting combat mechanics, but that gives up on proposing any innovation whatsoever.
King of Seas is an engaging, challenging RPG open-world game. Progressing through the story is rewarding thanks to the influence player choices have on enemy encounters and world exploration. With a few changes to the controls and the introduction of more intuitive world maps, King of Seas could offer fans of pirate narratives or open-world exploration style RPG games a replayable and immersive gaming experience.
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