Overboard!

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Overboard!
Overboard 4.jpg
Playstation cover art (PAL)
Developer(s) Psygnosis
Publisher(s) Psygnosis
Platform(s) PlayStation

Microsoft Windows

Release date(s) 1997
2004 (Rereleased)
Mode(s) Single-player, Multiplayer
Distribution CD-ROM

Overboard! (Shipwreckers! in North America[1]) is a top-down adventure game, released by Psygnosis in October 1997. The player controls a pirate ship, shown to be manned by three pirates in cutscenes. In gameplay, when the ship catches on fire the men jump overboard until the lifebar becomes empty.

The game is sometimes thought of as a strategy game, but it is primarily an adventure game. Overboard! also features a multiplayer game in which players compete to sink other players’ ships.

References[edit]

Frankle, Gavin. "Overboard! Synopsis (European version)". Allgame.com. Retrieved 24 March 2011.