Pirates Ships This Week

Buena Vista Games today announced that their handheld games based off of the upcoming movie, Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man’s Chest, have shipped to retailers nationwide and should be made available for purchase as early as later today.

In the Nintendo DS version of the game, players embark on a daring adventure as each of the three main characters, Captain Jack Sparrow, Will Turner and Elizabeth Swann. Each character has his or her own signature fighting techniques and style. The game also includes three two-player mini-games (Walk The Plank, Boom Barge, and Shoot The Monkey) that can be played via local wireless.

Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man’s Chest for the Nintendo DS has been rated T for Teen by the ESRB and will be retailing at an expected MSRP of $34.99.