Prince of Persia (Series) Review
Posted: 18 months ago, last updated 3 months ago.
The original trilogy:
- Prince of Persia (1989)
- The Shadow and the Flame (1993)
- Prince of Persia 3D (1999)
The Sands of Time series:
- The Sands of Time (2003)
- Warrior Within (2004)
- The Two Thrones (2005)
This more recent trilogy was played in third-person and revolved around your running, jumping and climbing abilities. There were also encounters with enemies played out as fights. The novel aspect of the game was being able to rewind time if the Prince made a mistake or to freeze enemies.
Prince of Persia has had a range of other games in the series since then, most notably a reboot of the idea in 2008 where he relied on a female companion to progress.
Content Rating: PEGI 12
Release Date: 03/10/1989
Platforms: PS2, PS3, Xbox and Xbox 360
Genres: Action, Adventure, Fighting, Narrative and Platform
Prince Of Persia Classic
Prince Of Persia Rival Swords
Prince Of Persia The Forgotten Sands
Prince Of Persia Trilogy
Prince Of Persia: Revelations
Prince Of Persia: The Sands Of Time
Prince Of Persia: The Sands Of Time Remake
Prince Of Persia: The Two Thrones
Prince Of Persia: Warrior Within
Prince of Persia
Additional in-game purchases are offered for items that enhance the experience. Prince of Persia (2008) offers an epilogue expansion pack that adds a new area, two new moves and unlockable skins. It's only available on console.
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