Nintendo Switch

Avast! These games may have ye speakin’ like an ole seadog

Ahoy, mateys! ‘Tis that time o’ year again—Talk Like a Pirate Day! This time ‘round, we be celebratin’ scallywags from the skies to the seas and everywhere in between. If they be pirates, we be callin’ ‘em comrades-in-arms.

To get ye brushin’ up on yer pirate speak, the crew has gathered a bounty o’ games that we reckon may even have ye feelin’ ready to man the sails! So, batten down the hatches and take a gander at this here list o’ games wit’ a swashbucklin’ spirit.

Return to Monkey Island

Banter wit’ ole friends and fresh faces on a familiar island now manned by a dangerous bunch in Return to Monkey Island. Get yer sea legs and explore the unknown as ye face tough predicaments. Clever puzzles, bizarre situations, and devastatin’ ripostes be all that stand between Guybrush and glory.

The Legend of Zelda™: Tears of the Kingdom

An ancient evil be brewin’ beneath Hyrule Castle. In this sequel to the Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild game, decide yer path as ye cast off fer adventure in a transformed and expanded Hyrule. From surly creatures to rapscallion pirates, harness Link’s new abilities to fight back against the dark forces that threaten the kingdom.

Metroid Prime™ Remastered

Upon investigatin’ a distress signal, intergalactic bounty hunter Samus Aran discovers Space Pirates conductin’ terrifyin’ genetic experiments in orbit above Tallon IV. Explore the planet, investigate its dark secrets, and pursue Samus’ ole nemesis, Meta Ridley, in this remaster of the classic first-person adventure.

Assassin’s Creed®: The Rebel Collection

Get two action-packed games wit’ Assassin’s Creed: The Rebel Collection. In Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag, become the most feared pirate in the Caribbean and stand among legendary captains, like Calico Jack and even Blackbeard himself. Then, transform into the ultimate assassin hunter in Assassin’s Creed Rogue.

Pirates Outlaws

Set sail on a deckbuildin’ expedition full of challenges, ambushes, and the occasional scourge of whirlpools in Pirates Outlaws. Navigate fierce seas and face any outlaws that stand between ye and yer sweet, sweet plunder. Build yer card deck and plan deadly combos to become the most feared scallywag!

Koa and the Five Pirates of Mara

Join Koa and her best friend Napopo on an action-packed adventure through the islands of Mara. Traverse wild islands, dodge cunnin’ traps, and defeat the pirate bosses in this tribute to classic platforming adventures. Sail the ocean blue and upgrade yer boat to reach every corner of Mara.

Rebel Galaxy Outlaw

Out of cash, out of luck, out on the fringe. Juno Markev has a killer to tail, a debt to pay, and more trouble a’comin’. Pick yer spacecraft and blast off into a greasy, blue-collar world of outlaws, truckers, and cops. If yer lookin’ to work, the Red Devil Pirates could use ye. There be perks … and challenges.


Trouble always be lurkin’ when you’re part of the Straw Hat Pirates. Take on hordes of mischief-makin’ enemies wit’ action lifted straight from the popular anime. Feel like yer in the thick of the battlefield wit’ destructible environments rainin’ down debris and yer attacks throwin’ up smoke and dust.

Shantae and the Pirate's Curse

After losin’ her magic, Shantae must team up wit’ the nefarious pirate Risky Boots in to save the land from an evil curse. As a pirate, Shantae gains different weapons to advance her quest, slay monsters, battle bosses, and hopefully get her magic back in the bargain! But can she trust her deadliest enemy?

King of Seas

Embark on an adventure across the seven seas, discoverin’ lost islands, precious treasures, and savage monsters in King of Seas. In this nautical action role-playing game, complete quests to shape yer journey, customize yer ship, trade wit’ settlements, and fight fierce sea battles to become a legendary pirate.