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Prince of Persia: Warrior Within
28 May 2012
Excerpt: There are some people who are just always unlucky. First, our beloved Prince of Persia accindentally contaminated hundreds of castle servants with The Sands of Time, then he had to kill his also contaminated father and afterwards he chased the gorgeous maiden Fahrah during the entire game and she...
Excerpt: The environments of Prince of Persia: Warrior Within are outstanding in not only graphical content, but also in design. Since the Prince travels between two different time periods in this second game in the newly revived series, the environments actually undergo heavy change, and it looks amazing.
Excerpt: Warrior Within is the latest installment in Ubisoft's Prince of Persia series. After the release of the critically acclaimed The Sands of Time , it was only a matter of time before a sequel to the game was released. With Warrior Within , the creators aimed for a darker and more mature game.
Excerpt: Once upon a time, the Prince of Persia series saw its majestic protagonist through fairy tale inspired adventures. Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time broke new ground last year as the Prince left his 2D roots in a silky smooth transition to 3D.
Pros: Superb gameplay & control, Solid visuals
Cons: Unlikable story and central cast of characters, Piss poor audio
Excerpt: The most satisfying moments in a gamer's life are when they play something that makes them forget its all about the money. Just a timeless, treasured expression, where, yes, you can firmly believe that the product was sneaked past the ad department, the cynical fat-cats, and the corporate yes-men...
Excerpt: It seems that things didn't turn out that well for the prince after the first game, as right off, he finds himself running from his inevitable death, which comes in the form of a creature called the Dahaka.
Excerpt: Warrior Within takes place a few years after the conclusion of The Sands of Time. After he returned home to Babylon the Prince soon realized that he was being followed. No matter what he tried he couldn’t shake off his shadow so he finally sought help from an old hermit.
Conclusion: THE VERDICT: If you thought platformers were dead and action games were all looking the same, Prince of Persia: Warrior Within will prove otherwise. It's a breathtaking release that delivers in every category, and definitely warrants a spot in your library.