Reviews and Problems with Prince of Persia: The Forgotten Sands
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16 November 2010
Summary: The Forgotten Sands is a slick, edge-of-your seat adventure. It’s not as mesmerizing as the Prince’s previous engagements, but it brims with the same excellent acrobatic action. As the Prince scurries along walls and leaps from pillar to pillar, Ubisoft throws the player a curveball in the form of...
Excerpt: People, apart from a small bunch including myself, generally didn't think much of 2008's Prince of Persia, so it's no surprise that Ubisoft went back to the formula that had proved successful in the past.
The prince's high-flying adventure is marred by camera issues and weak combat, but the excellent platforming is still loads of fun.
21 July 2010
Summary: The 2008 release of Prince of Persia took the franchise in an invigorating new direction, employing open-world design and a painterly artistic style to great effect. It breathed life into a series that had been treading water for years, but you won't see any of those new elements in The Forgotten...
Pros: Platforming sections have lots of thrilling moments, New abilities spice up the standard jumping action, Clever puzzles require careful thought to complete, The prince's narration adds personality to the story
Cons: Combat is shallow and way too easy, Camera restrictions makes certain sections difficult to navigate, Early portions are too familiar, Copy protection scheme requires constant Internet access
Prince of Persia: The Forgotten Sands (PS3) - Review
15 July 2010
Excerpt: After the questionable design decisions of the last Prince of Persia comes a game which is supposedly much closer to the Sands of Time trilogy, as is suggested by the game’s name, and the protagonist who is actually a Persian prince, rather than a tanned American merchant.
Summary: " Prince of Persia: The Forgotten Sands " is an odd choice from Ubisoft. They have seemingly abandoned the previous remake, to go back to a less characterful prince, who looks a bit odd. Whilst there are some great set pieces, and the core platforming is still cool, the game has some serious issues.
Prince of Persia: The Forgotten Sands review (PS3)
19 June 2010
Excerpt: Everyone has an old relative who can’t seem to grasp technology. After playing Prince of Persia: The Forgotten Sands , gamers (those young, high-tech souls who know the difference between a mouse and a “clicker”) may finally be able to relate.
Excerpt: Depending on whether or not you were one of the Prince of Persia gamers that absolutely adored the 2008 revamp of the series, the latest release of Prince of Persia: The Forgotten Sands (FS) is either going to be a big step forward or a big step back.