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...
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.
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.
Excerpt: This Princely adventure for our Hero of the Prince of Persia series is set Between the Sands of Time and The Warrior Within. The Forgotten Sands is the new Saga, and it gives players a wider understanding of the events that take place in this gaming world.
Excerpt: First Impressions My reaction is Whenever I think of Prince of Persia, I instantly think of the 2D side-scroller that I played on my prehistoric PC. Deadly traps, collapsing floors, evil guards – what more did you need in a game?
Conclusion: Concept: Guide the Prince through perilous traps, daring jumps, and dozens of enemies to save his brother’s kingdom
Graphics: Manages to match the art style of the original Sands of Time trilogy while updating it to a new generation of hardware
Sound: The expected mix of Middle Eastern-flavored...