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Prince of Persia
7.0 out of 10

Prince of Persia

Escape to experience the new fantasy world of ancient Persia. Ma Read more

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Overall 7
7.0

Retro Review - Prince of Persia

Game.ie
23 July 2012
  • Summary: Ubisoft Montreal is returning to their most famous character with the simply titled Prince of Persia but things are not as they were in the Sands of Time Trilogy. Most series stage a thinly-veiled reboot when sales have dwindled and public interest has reached near zero.
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Overall 7
7.0

Mercury Hg review

GamesRadar
24 June 2012
  • Excerpt: Did you know that in medieval times mercury was used as medicine? Medieval people were stupid. We now know that you’re in trouble if a thermometer breaks off in your butt (since it’s the only way to take your temperature when you’re sick, right?).
  • Pros: Pleasant throwback to Marble Madness, Tense near-death moments, Cool interactive music feature
  • Cons: Could have been more challenging, Doesn't take full advantage of its premise, Should have had non-timed levels
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Overall 7
7.0

Expert Review

GameSpot
4 October 2011
  • Summary: There's something timeless about those old labyrinth toys that tasked you with guiding a metal ball by tilting a maze. It's a simple concept that has translated well to video games as most famously seen with the Super Monkey Ball series.
  • Pros: Fun gameplay with tight control, Easy to get into, Great value pricing
  • Cons: Doesn't last long, No wildly different modes, A little too simplistic
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Overall 8
8.0

Expert Review

Green Pixels
3 October 2011
  • Conclusion: has graced the PlayStation Network, invoking the puzzle-centric gameplay that early PSP players are all too familiar with. Yes, Mercury Hg is a play on Mercury HD (just think of the elemental symbol for mercury), and it's an accessible and fun take on the two PSP titles.
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Overall 8
7.5

Expert Review

Game Observer
1 February 2010
  • Excerpt: Prince of Persia is fun for a few hours, but it quickly boils down to pressing the right button at the right time. It's too easy, too simple, and too repetitive to entertain for long.
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Overall 8
8.2

Prince of Persia

Playstation Illustrated
18 December 2009
  • Excerpt: Prince of Persia shares more in common with Prince of Persia: The Fallen King than a protagonist. Both games break the current confines of their particular genres and attempt to offer something different.
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Overall 8
8.0

Mercury Hg

Playstation Illustrated
18 December 2009
  • Excerpt: I have been both a follower and a fan of the Mercury games since they first released on the PSP, and as a result, I've played pretty much every version of the game that has been released. Given that, I am very pleased to see Mercury Hg .
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Overall 7
7.0

PS3 Review – Prince of Persia

PlayStation LifeStyle
19 April 2009
  • Summary: Prince of Persia was a highly successful trilogy on the PS2. AlthoughRead the full article…
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Overall 9
9.0

Prince of Persia Review

PlayStation Universe
8 April 2009
  • Summary: Ubisoft Montreal continues its successful development with the Prince of Persia franchise.
  • Pros: Elika is the best AI partner ever created, Unique combat system, Platforming animations are brilliant
  • Cons: Compass ball sometimes goes in circles
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Overall 8
8.0
Value for money 8
8.0
Gameplay 7
7.0
Graphics 8
8.0
Sound 7
7.0
Addiction 8
8.0

Return of the Prince

GIN
25 February 2009
  • Excerpt: The concept of a sandbox Prince of Persia game, I have to say, got my excitement level up to a nine out of ten. I remembered playing the first in the Sands of Time trilogy and thinking it was a great attempt at furthering acrobatics in the gaming world, and I hoped that that level of innovation...
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