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Prince of Persia is more than just an average beat-'em-up. It's full of action and suspense, with puzzles to keep you scratching your head for some time to come.
This game’s extremely
difficult and sometimes unfair. There are potions that recover health
and poisons that harm you, but the only way to differentiate them
is trial and error. Occasionally you swordfight guards by blocking
and stabbing, but it always feels like chance. Fortunately there’s a
password system, but it will not grant you extra time. Most won’t
escape this dungeon, but if you love legendarily difficult games with
unique platforming controls, do try.
Prince of Persia isn’t meant to be a high-octane action game, thus a unique control scheme is to be expected. Unfortunately, the game calls for preciseness in every action you make, and the sloppy controls seem to go out of their way to hinder you. That’s not magic. That’s witchcraft.