Niche Spotlight – Man O’ War: Corsair, a Warhammer Pirate-Ship Cavalcade of Delights

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Evil Twin Artworks have been working on a Games Workshop-based naval action game titled Man O’ War: Corsair, and now we’ve learned the game is finally getting a full release quite soon.

The Warhammer-themed naval battle game will fully launch on April 19th across PC, Mac, and Linux. Featured above, you can view the game’s release trailer, which gives a nice overview of the absurd things you’ll see in a Warhammer naval game.

Players will be able to embark Skaven ships into giant sharks’ mouths, cut Khorne’s champions into bits, and battle other horrifying sea monsters as you explore the oceans of the Warhammer universe.

Here’s a rundown on the game:


Man O’ War: Corsair is a video game of high adventure, naval combat and exploration based on the Games Workshop classic Man O’ War table top game. Play as a rogue Captain of the Empire or Champion of Chaos, personally navigating your vessel in third person across the Great Western Ocean while plundering enemy ships, visiting ports, trading and making legends of your deeds across the land and sea! Engage in boarding actions, with direct control over your Captain and take the fight to the enemy.

In Man O’ War: Corsair, players will explore a vast continent. Featuring fleets of sailing vessels, cannons, spells and mystical creatures all clashing on an epic scale, but beware the very waters beneath your bows… Here there be monsters!

Key Features:

  • Sea based warfare – Engage in thrilling broadside battles and take command of your captain as you board enemy ships from an on deck perspective!
  • Huge game world to explore with over a huge number of ports
  • A large variety of customisable vessel types, Trade and fight with other Captains, vessels and ports.
  • Hire wizards and other magical beasts to do your bidding
  • Command allies from different races and fight deadly enemies including: Orcs, High Elves, Dwarfs, Dark Elves, Skaven, Pirates, Chaos, Sea Monsters and more!
  • Travel the huge environment day and night, and in all weathers.

You can find Man O’ War: Corsair here on Steam for PC, Mac, and Linux.


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