It's not that hard to find great pirate-themed video game zones and levels. Gigantic ships, pirate hideouts on mysterious islands (or in space), full of treasure, topped with a Caribbean atmosphere; an ever-returning element of video games that will always be a pleasure to the eye. We've collected some of the most gorgeous and memorable ones.

Pirate Ship (TMNT: Turtles In Time)

source: UglyKatsuki's LP

Cannon Cluster (Donkey Kong Country Returns)

source: FruitShaped's LP

Plunder Island (The Curse Of Monkey Island)

source: Monkey Island Wiki

Booty Bay (World Of Warcraft)

source: Wowhead, Ironyca's blog

Jolly Roger's Lagoon (Banjo-Tooie)

source: FlameAstro's LP

The Listy Colon (Scribblenauts Unlimited)

source: BeatnikGunso's LP

The Caribbean (Sid Meier's Pirates!)

source: 2KGames

Balfonheim Port (Final Fantasy XII)

source: Mark Findley's LP

Underground Ghost Ship (Super Mario Galaxy)

source: PurpleRodri's LP

The Dorgenark (Rogue Galaxy)

source: Rogue Galaxy Wiki

You should submit your own images and picks in the comments below.