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Battles of Prince of Persia (Nintendo DS)

Everyone 10+
ESRB Rating
Genre
Perspective
Theme
65
MobyRank
100 point score based on reviews from various critics.
3.7
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Advertising Blurbs

Nintendo Winter Catalog 2005:

    Royal Flush

    Bridge the gap between The Sands of Time and Warrior Within. Take the fight to the next level as the Prince steps onto the battlefields and leads his army to victory! Its card-driven tactical system means that with the right cards, you can beat even the greatest odds. Build the best deck from over 300 cards and defeat your friends in multiplayer battles.

    Contributed by Joshua J. Slone (4618) on Mar 05, 2007.

Press release (17th November 2005):

    BATTLES OF PRINCE OF PERSIA®

    Storyline

    Get ready for Battles of Prince of Persia, the tactical card-collecting game! A mighty General, a massive army and a deck of cards are at your disposal, ready to vanquish your enemies. With every victory, you'll collect new cards to bolster your deck! Challenge your friends and trade cards with them too.

    In campaign mode, uncover the fates of Persia, India and Aresura between the events of Prince of Persia®: The Sands of Time and Prince of Persia Warrior Within™. Play through 24 different scenarios uncovering each General's strengths at the head of the Persian, Indian or Daevan army.

    Hone your tactician's skills against AI in Skirmish mode then prove your worth in multiplayer! Play against friends with your own personalised deck and rack up the wins to rake in the cards!

    Key Features

    One Man's Fate. An Empire's Destiny.

    Follow the Prince on his harrowing journey in this Prince of Persia story that has never been told before. Lead your army through untold wars and become a master of the battlefield.
    • Play as one of nine generals and command the mighty armies of ancient Persia, India or Aresura.

    • Beat impossible odds on the battlefield by collecting, purchasing and strategically trading more than 200 cards.

    • Test new tactics when you challenge friends in two fully customisable multiplayer Versus modes.
    Product Specifications:
    Publisher: Ubisoft
    Developer: Ubisoft Montreal
    Ship Date: December 2005
    Category: Action strategy and cards
    Rating: 12+
    Website www.princeofpersiagame.com

    Contributed by Sciere (245695) on May 27, 2006.

Press release (22nd July 2005):

    Ubisoft Announces Battles of Prince of Persia® Exclusively For Nintendo DS™

    The Critically-Acclaimed Prince of Persia® Franchise Embarks on a Brand-New Adventure

    LONDON, UK – July 22nd, 2005
    – Today Ubisoft announced Battles of Prince of Persia®, a new game developed exclusively for the Nintendo DS™. Battles of Prince of Persia® is a turn-based tactical game driven by a collectible card system set in the Prince of Persia® universe. Developed by Ubisoft's Montreal studio, the game puts players in control of large armies from different regions that are battling for supreme power. All the action is regulated through the use of cards that players collect when going through the single player scenario. The game also features multiplayer modes that allow players to battle it out with friends or trade cards to customize their decks. Battles of Prince of Persia® is scheduled for release in Holiday 2005.

    About the Game
    Battles of Prince of Persia®'s storyline takes place between Prince of Persia The Sands of Time™ and Prince of Persia: Warrior Within™. The game will focus on the appearance of the Dahaka and how the Prince, while trying to rid himself of the terrible creature, ignites a conflict between Persia and India by releasing an ancient evil that has caused much death and devastation. Players will be able to battle it out from not only the Prince's perspective, but also from that of several Generals who hold key roles in the conflict between the nations. Game features include:
    • New depth in tactical gameplay: A host of original rules bring a fresh depth to tacticals games.

    • Collect and trade cards: By advancing in the single player mode, collect money and purchase new cards to trade and make more powerful decks. Don't like your cards? Trade them with your friends.

    • Intricate storyline: Follow the story from the point of view of any of the participants and learn what happens to the Prince and his land between the stories of Prince of Persia Sands of Time™ and Prince of Persia Warrior Within™.

    • Nine different characters: Play any of the nine Generals in single player or in multiplayer. Create the army you want from any of the three factions and 27 units.

    • Multiplayer mode: Fully customizable multiplayer mode ensures replay value. Challenge someone who has the game or someone who doesn't in either Multiboot mode or Hotseat.

    Contributed by Sciere (245695) on May 27, 2006.

Back of Case (US):

    ONE MAN'S FATE. AN EMPIRE'S DESTINY.

    Follow the Prince on his harrowing journey in a Prince of Persia story that has never been told before. Lead your army through the untold wars and become a master of the battlefield.
    • Play as one of nine generals and command the mighty armies of ancient Persia, India, or Aresura.

    • Beat impossible odds on the battlefield by collecting, purchasing, and strategically trading more than 200 cards.

    • Test new tactics and forces when you challenge friends to two fully customizable multiplayer Versus modes.

    Contributed by Sciere (245695) on May 27, 2006.