Science-fiction Fans Can Become a ‘Star Pirate’


Toronto, Ontario (RPRN) 04/06/10 – Sci-fi fans who have always wondered what they might look like as a “Star Pirate” can now find out with Snakehead Games’ newest feature. Snakehead Games, the maker of the popular online player-vs-player games Star Pirates and Spy Battle: 2165, has just launched a fun feature for those who have always wanted to visualize themselves in a sci-fi video game. The Flash-based application allows site visitors, male and female, to upload a photo of themselves and have their likeness imposed onto a screenshot from the Star Pirates game.


“It started out as a tongue-in-cheek feature for our players,” says Colin Ferguson, Director of Marketing for Snakehead Games. “But we think it’s something that sci-fi fans in general can have a bit of fun with.”

The feature can be found on Snakehead Games’ main website,, in the right menu bar.

About Snakehead Games Inc

Snakehead Games Inc is the maker of the popular browser-based Player-vs-Player games, Star Pirates and Spy Battle: 2165. Founded in 2008 and headquartered in Toronto, Canada, the company attracts over 3,000 young adult professionals each day to its science fiction-inspired games.

The company’s games are browser-based and game commands are text-based, making the games easily accessible at work or from a mobile device. Additionally, the strong community it has nurtured amongst its players ensures a long-term returning audience.

With the use of proven online business models and its signature combination of engaging online communities and intelligent game design, Snakehead Games Inc is establishing itself as a force in online, mobile and social gaming.

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