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Description

The Grand Vizier, Jaffar, has placed a curse on the girl you love - marry him - or die within the hour. A huge hourglass counts down the seconds of her remaining life. And with you, the Prince of Persia, thrown into the lower dungeons, all hope seems lost. Retrieve your sword, fight your way through Jaffar's evil guards, and save your girl from certain doom.

Prince of Persia Classic is an enhanced remake of the original Prince of Persia created by Jordan Mechner. The visual style has been upgraded to resemble Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time, and the Prince himself has acquired some additional moves, such as the ability to roll, backflip, wall jump and stop time briefly during combat. However, the core gameplay remains the same as the original - defeat Jaffar within one hour, watching out for the many traps and defeating the guards you encounter.

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Prince of Persia Classic Android Prince is just showing off
Prince of Persia Classic Xbox 360 Fifty-nine minutes to go!
Prince of Persia Classic Xbox 360 Success, the exit door!
Prince of Persia Classic Android That bastard stole my potion!

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Alternate Titles

  • "Prince of Persia Classic HD" -- iPad title

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Critic Reviews

IGN Xbox 360 Jun 11, 2007 8.6 out of 10 86
Gaming Nexus Xbox 360 Jun 18, 2007 8.5 out of 10 85
Planet Xbox 360 Xbox 360 Jun, 2007 8.3 out of 10 83
DarkZero Xbox 360 2007 8 out of 10 80
Oldies Rising Xbox 360 Sep 26, 2011 15 out of 20 75
Eurogamer.net (UK) Xbox 360 Jun 13, 2007 7 out of 10 70
Binary Joy Xbox 360 Oct 16, 2007 3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars 70
Jeuxvideo.com Xbox 360 Feb 04, 2008 13 out of 20 65
Computer and Video Games (CVG) Xbox 360 Jun 13, 2007 6 out of 10 60
411mania.com PlayStation 3 Nov 06, 2008 Unscored Unscored

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Trivia

Version differences

The PS3 and X360 versions of the game use a 3D engine and the levels are often viewed from an angle, giving the game a 3D feel while still being a classic 2D puzzle-platformer. However, the version for mobile devices (Android, iPad, iPhone) is developed with a 2-dimensional engine, so backgrounds and other elements of the levels are completely static. However, this version keeps all the elements introduced in the console version (3D cutscenes, butterfly that helps navigate etc.)
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