Excerpt: Ubisoft Montréal, famous for hit titles like Assassin’s Creed, Tom Clancy’s Splinter Cell: Chaos Theory, and many more came out with a blockbuster title yet again with 2008’s chapter of the Prince of Persia saga. Prince of Persia includes many of the timed attacks and wall running that the series is known for with the addition of new and exciting battle techniques, a fresh graphic style, and an epic story-line with excellent voice acting.
Excerpt: Mercury Hg is a puzzle game where you try and get a blob of mercury and have to move it from one end of the puzzle to the other end. However, you don't control the blob of mercury, you control the puzzle. Similar to those old tilting games that you would see at arcades or restaurants you tilt the PS3 controller to tilt the map and cause the blob of mercury to slid around while you try to avoid falling off the edge.
Excerpt: If you stop to think about it, the Prince of Persia has been around for a lot longer than a good number of today's popular gaming franchises. I, like so many others, came across the Prince years ago on my very first computer, a Compaq P.O.S.. I spent more than a few afternoons swearing at the hero, mostly for my inability to time his jumps and sword attacks in his timeless and wildly difficult first adventure.
Summary: Prince of Persia is opening a new chapter in the Prince of Persia universe, featuring a new breed of gameplay. The game is poised to rejuvenate the action-adventure genre in addition to introducing a brand-new illustrative art style.
Conclusion: Depending on the skill level of the player, and whether they will try to collect each and every life seed within the game, can determine whether the game will take anywhere between 10 to 20 hours to complete. There are a few unlockable costumes, which play homage to past Ubisoft titles; however that’s where the bonus content ends for now.
Excerpt: First Impressions My reaction is There are some things in life that you miss the way it was made and makes you twitch your face in apathy when someone suggests a change to your beloved original. We harbored the same feelings when Ubisoft announced their newest Prince of Persia title, which was to take place in a universe different from the previous PoP titles.
Excerpt: When a game calls itself an innovative platformer, it has to live up to a certain criteria. One of the most important platformers a game would have to live up to is the Prince of Persia series.
Excerpt: Prince of Persia Review Script Version tested: PlayStation 3 Back in 2003, Ubisoft revived the Prince of Persia franchise and created a 3D action game that managed to capture the essence of the classics, while still breaking new ground with its rewind function. Five years--and several sequels--later, Prince of Persia is making its HD debut. With streamlined gameplay and reworked combat, plenty of changes are afoot, but are they steps in the right direction?