Buccaneer: The Pursuit of Infamy


Lyon, France, the 18th of September 2009– Nobilis and Blitz Arcade are proud to announce a new feature for Buccaneer: The Pursuit of Infamy, the PC game developed by Stickman Studios.

Buccaneer is a single and multiplayer game where players strive to become the most infamous pirate captain of all time and etch their name in The Hall of Infamy.

Pirates Versus Pirates!

Buccaneer : The Pursuit of Infamy allows the player to become the most infamous Pirate of the World. With the online PvP (Player versus Player) mode, up to 8 players can battle each other.

• Choose and support your team: the Golden Buccaneers or the Crown.

• Reduce the Enemy’s Points: sink their ships or go straight to their Home Base to destroy their buildings.

• Allow your team to gain renown or infamy: with the online ranking table scores.

• Capture Willy and the Duchess: you can capture specific boats on the map to increase your points or decrease your enemy’s points.

• Go Home and Repair: you can always return to your home base to repair and rearm your ship before diving back into battle.

Discover a whole new aspect of the game and work as a team to defeat your enemy in epic sea battles! Explore, sink and destroy!


Genre: Sea Battle / Pirates

Platform: PC

Publisher: Nobilis– Blitz Arcade

Developer: Stickman Studios

Release date: Europe– Q4 2009

Official website: http://www.buccaneer-thegame.com

Press contacts:

Sébastien Chirpaz, Marketing Director schirpaz@group-nobilis.com

Olivier Vermeille, Assistant Product Manager overmeille@group-nobilis.com

© 2009 Blitz Games Studios Limited and Stickman Studios Limited. All rights reserved. Blitz Arcade, Blitz 1>UP, Blitz Games Studios and related logos are trade marks of Blitz Games Studios Limited. Buccaneer and the Buccaneer logo are trade marks of Stickman Studios Limited. Nobilis and its logo are registered trademarks of Nobilis group. All other trade marks and registered trade marks are the properties of their respective owners.

About Nobilis:

Nobilis, a Lyon based producer, publisher, and distributor of video games (PC, Xbox360TM, PlayStation®2, PlayStation®3, PSPTM, Nintendo Wii™, Nintendo DS™, and Interactive DVDs) and video game accessories, was founded in 2001.

Nobilis Publishing has developed successful games such as:“My Baby Boy©” and“My baby Girl©” (Nintendo DS™),” Mountain Bike Adrenaline featuring Salomon”(PlayStation®2),“The Secrets of Da Vinci™”(PC),“Cleopatra™” (PC), and the famous franchises:“Hotel Giant” and“Moto Racer” with over 8 million units sold to date.

Nobilis has several distribution subsidiaries in France (Lyon), Spain (Madrid), Belgium (Bruxelles), Holland, Luxembourg, and an office in Italy (Rome). Nobilis Publishing games are already sold in over 40 different countries with the most prominent partners.

Nobilis is also a producer/distributor of accessories thanks to its own brand: Subsonic, a symbol of quality and innovation. These accessories are available for the following platforms: Xbox 360™, PSP™, PlayStation®2, PlayStation®3, Nintendo DS™, and Nintendo Wii™.

Official website: www.group-nobilis.com

About Blitz Arcade:

Blitz Arcade is a division of Blitz Games Studios and was founded in 2007 and is dedicated to producing top quality downloadable games across all platforms, utilising Blitz Games Studios’ industry-leading proprietary technology, BlitzTech.

About Blitz Games Studios:

Blitz Games Studios is based in Leamington Spa and was founded in 1990 by industry veterans Andrew and Philip Oliver and now has more than 200 staff. Its six divisions encompass mature titles (Volatile Games), Serious Games (TruSim), family titles (Blitz Games), industry leading proprietary technology (BlitzTech), downloadable games (Blitz Arcade) and its education division (Blitz Academy).

About Stickman Studios :

Stickman Studios was founded in 2005 by Simon Nevill and Harvey Greensall and is currently based in Leamington Spa. Stickman Studios are committed to their motto to create‘Games for gamers, by gamers’.

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