Every one of us has gone through the pirate phase. Scavenging through the backyard for treasure or charging through the living room, etc. Now users who still have that urge to relive their childhoods can do so with Sid Meier’s Pirates, which is now available for the iPad. Now you can merge your favorite gadget with one of your favorite childhood fantasies (no easy task by any means).

 
The developer, 2K games has certainly put in a lot of effort into this game. Users will play a captain out to save his family from the dreaded Marquis de la Montalban. In the process, you will have to embark on various missions and assemble an awesome crew to get the job done. Thus, it has a perfect combination of action and strategy.
 
The game allows you to customize over 27 ships, weapons and ammunition. The level of detail, graphics and sheer entertainment is sure to bring out that inner pirate within you. The level of customization also ensures that at the end of the day each gamer will have a unique gaming experience.  This also means that you will not get bored of the game any time soon.
 
In addition to the cool customizable weapons, you will also get access to a bunch of mini-games that allows you to test your skills against your opponents.
 
If you have an iPad 2, you can use the camera to create customized pirate profile pictures. The second-generation iPad will also give users access to better graphics and features.
 
Right now, you can get the app at the App Store for $3.99 until July 25, 2011. However, after that you will have to pay the regular price of $6.99. Therefore, if you are interested, it is best that you get it soon as possible. Given the amount of fun you can have with this game, it will be a worthy investment indeed.