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Blackwake PC

A multiplayer-oriented first-person perspective action game developed by an independent developer Mastfire Studios. Blackwake focuses on sea battles, which can be joined by up to 64 players, assuming the roles of the crew members of individual ships.

Action | FPP | TPP | Pirates | multiplayer | ships | indie games | co-op

PC / Windows
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developer: Mastfire Studios

publisher: Mastfire Studios

Official website

Game mode: multiplayer

Multiplayer mode: Internet, players: 2-64

English language game language: English

game release date for PC:

The official release date of the game for PC has not been announced yet.

Blackwake for is a multiplayer-only action game developed by an independent Mastfire Studios. The game, released on PC, was funded thanks to campaign on Kickstarter, a popular crowd-funding network.

Mechanics

In Blackwake, the action is seen from a first person perspective. We participate in sea battles for up to 64 players, assuming the role of crew members of the individual ships. Our job is simple – load the cannons and operate them, repair the damages, patch up the hull, outpour the water, move supplies, and in case of a success - board vessels. In case of the latter, we can use sabers, as well as muskets. Additionally, all team members choose a captain. His job is to coordinate the crew and to choose a tactics that correspond to the situation at hand. Interestingly enough, if he isn’t up to the task, the other players can replace him through a simple vote. The sea is affected by dynamic weather conditions, with a sudden storm adding a new level of tension during a fierce battle.

Game Modes

The game debuts with two gameplay modes: 1v1 showdowns, and 3v3 battles, joined by ships of different sizes. Aside from that, the ships can be modified, so we are free to change their names or color them as we please. The same applies to our character – we can choose from a wide set of apparel, and modify his looks at will.

Technical Aspects

Blackwake is characterized by rather average 3D graphics. However, the developers decided to help players immerse in the marine scenery, including detailed water, and spectacular rains and storms.


Expectations: 9.3 / 10 calculated out of 46 players' votes.  

System requirements

PC / Windows

PC / Windows

Minimum: Intel Core i5-2400 3.1 GHz/AMD FX 8320 X8 3,5GHz, 8 GB RAM, graphic card 2 GB GeForce GTX 660/Radeon R 270 or better, 5 GB HDD, Windows 7/8/10 64-bit

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