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Prince of Persia

Prince of Persia Screenshots

Amiga version

Prince of Persia Amiga Title screen

Title screen

Prince of Persia Amiga Introduction

Introduction

Prince of Persia Amiga Starting position

Starting position

Prince of Persia Amiga Climbing

Climbing

Prince of Persia Amiga Fighting a guard

Fighting a guard

Prince of Persia Amiga Got killed...

Got killed...


Prince of Persia Screenshots

Amstrad CPC version

Prince of Persia Amstrad CPC Title screen

Title screen

Prince of Persia Amstrad CPC Title screen (French version)

Title screen (French version)

Prince of Persia Amstrad CPC Opening story

Opening story

Prince of Persia Amstrad CPC Intro

Intro

Prince of Persia Amstrad CPC First level

First level


Prince of Persia Screenshots

Apple II version

Prince of Persia Apple II Title screen

Title screen

Prince of Persia Apple II Intro (1)

Intro (1)

Prince of Persia Apple II Intro (2)

Intro (2)

Prince of Persia Apple II Intro (3)

Intro (3)

Prince of Persia Apple II Game start

Game start

Prince of Persia Apple II Find a sword.

Find a sword.

Prince of Persia Apple II Swordfight

Swordfight

Prince of Persia Apple II Door to the next level

Door to the next level

Prince of Persia Apple II Level 2 - Start of level.

Level 2 - Start of level.

Prince of Persia Apple II Level 2 - Sword fighting with a guard.

Level 2 - Sword fighting with a guard.

Prince of Persia Apple II Level 2 - Drinking an elixar to restore health.

Level 2 - Drinking an elixar to restore health.

Prince of Persia Apple II Level 2 - Climbing up a ledge.

Level 2 - Climbing up a ledge.

Prince of Persia Apple II Level 2 - Got killed by a guard.

Level 2 - Got killed by a guard.

Prince of Persia Apple II Level 3 - Start of level.

Level 3 - Start of level.

Prince of Persia Apple II Level 3 - Climbing up!

Level 3 - Climbing up!

Prince of Persia Apple II Level 3 - Avoid the trap!

Level 3 - Avoid the trap!

Prince of Persia Apple II Cutscene - The princess watches the hour glass slowly run out...

Cutscene - The princess watches the hour glass slowly run out...

Prince of Persia Apple II Level 4 - Into the palace.

Level 4 - Into the palace.

Prince of Persia Apple II Level 4 - Running

Level 4 - Running

Prince of Persia Apple II Level 4 - The guards are tougher to beat in the higher levels.

Level 4 - The guards are tougher to beat in the higher levels.


Prince of Persia Screenshots

Atari ST version

Prince of Persia Atari ST First level

First level

Prince of Persia Atari ST Title screen.

Title screen.

Prince of Persia Atari ST Find your beloved woman within a hour or everything will be lost.

Find your beloved woman within a hour or everything will be lost.

Prince of Persia Atari ST Starting point.

Starting point.

Prince of Persia Atari ST Killed by deadly spikes.

Killed by deadly spikes.

Prince of Persia Atari ST Sword is your main weapon against all enemies. You must find it quickly.

Sword is your main weapon against all enemies. You must find it quickly.

Prince of Persia Atari ST First fight.

First fight.

Prince of Persia Atari ST Door to the next level.

Door to the next level.

Prince of Persia Atari ST Level two.

Level two.

Prince of Persia Atari ST Red drinks will restore your health.

Red drinks will restore your health.


Prince of Persia Screenshots

DOS version

Prince of Persia DOS Title Screen

Title Screen

Prince of Persia DOS The Story...

The Story...

Prince of Persia DOS A Fight in the Dungeons

A Fight in the Dungeons

Prince of Persia DOS Watch out for the Snappers

Watch out for the Snappers

Prince of Persia DOS The Search for your mirror image

The Search for your mirror image

Prince of Persia DOS Must jump before the door closes

Must jump before the door closes

Prince of Persia DOS An immortal warrior! What to do now?

An immortal warrior! What to do now?

Prince of Persia DOS In level 4 the backgrounds change

In level 4 the backgrounds change

Prince of Persia DOS A mirror blocking the way

A mirror blocking the way

Prince of Persia DOS The infamous fat guard in level 6

The infamous fat guard in level 6

Prince of Persia DOS Found the sword!

Found the sword!

Prince of Persia DOS Should I take the blue one or the red one?

Should I take the blue one or the red one?

Prince of Persia DOS Ouch!!

Ouch!!

Prince of Persia DOS We only wanted an ear piercing.

We only wanted an ear piercing.

Prince of Persia DOS Hey, That bottle is mine!

Hey, That bottle is mine!

Prince of Persia DOS Killed by a guard...

Killed by a guard...

Prince of Persia DOS Cutscene - The princess watches the hourglass slowly run out...

Cutscene - The princess watches the hourglass slowly run out...

Prince of Persia DOS Level 4 - Out of the dungeon and into the palace.

Level 4 - Out of the dungeon and into the palace.

Prince of Persia DOS Title Screen (EGA)

Title Screen (EGA)

Prince of Persia DOS Thrown in the dungeon (EGA)

Thrown in the dungeon (EGA)

Prince of Persia DOS Title Screen (CGA)

Title Screen (CGA)

Prince of Persia DOS Thrown in the dungeon (CGA)

Thrown in the dungeon (CGA)

Prince of Persia DOS Enter the second level

Enter the second level

Prince of Persia DOS Spikes!

Spikes!

Prince of Persia DOS Crash & Dead

Crash & Dead

Prince of Persia DOS Dead again

Dead again


Prince of Persia Screenshots

FM Towns version

Prince of Persia FM Towns Title screen

Title screen

Prince of Persia FM Towns Intro

Intro

Prince of Persia FM Towns Main menu

Main menu

Prince of Persia FM Towns I hate time limits...

I hate time limits...

Prince of Persia FM Towns Great... get a sword next time, big dope

Great... get a sword next time, big dope

Prince of Persia FM Towns Get used to seeing this...

Get used to seeing this...


Prince of Persia Screenshots

Game Boy version

Prince of Persia Game Boy Title Screen

Title Screen

Prince of Persia Game Boy The Story

The Story

Prince of Persia Game Boy 1 Hour

1 Hour

Prince of Persia Game Boy Level 1

Level 1

Prince of Persia Game Boy You must open the gates.

You must open the gates.

Prince of Persia Game Boy Found the sword!

Found the sword!

Prince of Persia Game Boy Encounter with Guard

Encounter with Guard

Prince of Persia Game Boy Level 1 Exit

Level 1 Exit


Prince of Persia Screenshots

Game Gear version

Prince of Persia Game Gear Title screen

Title screen

Prince of Persia Game Gear Options screen

Options screen

Prince of Persia Game Gear Running

Running


Prince of Persia Screenshots

Game Boy Color version

Prince of Persia Game Boy Color Title Screen

Title Screen

Prince of Persia Game Boy Color Opening Story

Opening Story

Prince of Persia Game Boy Color First level

First level


Prince of Persia Screenshots

Genesis version

Prince of Persia Genesis Title

Title

Prince of Persia Genesis Intro

Intro

Prince of Persia Genesis Evil plans

Evil plans

Prince of Persia Genesis I doubt women are allowed to wear such clothes in Persia...

I doubt women are allowed to wear such clothes in Persia...

Prince of Persia Genesis Jaffar with his indiscreet proposal toward the princess

Jaffar with his indiscreet proposal toward the princess

Prince of Persia Genesis You are thrown into a dungeon

You are thrown into a dungeon

Prince of Persia Genesis The outfit of the hero is quite different from the one in DOS version

The outfit of the hero is quite different from the one in DOS version

Prince of Persia Genesis Can't we talk it over?

Can't we talk it over?

Prince of Persia Genesis The door leads to the next level

The door leads to the next level

Prince of Persia Genesis One of the many ways to die in this game

One of the many ways to die in this game

Prince of Persia Genesis Some grog won't do damage... or was it just a healing potion?

Some grog won't do damage... or was it just a healing potion?


Prince of Persia Screenshots

iPhone version

Prince of Persia iPhone Main Menu

Main Menu

Prince of Persia iPhone How to play the game

How to play the game

Prince of Persia iPhone Title Screen

Title Screen

Prince of Persia iPhone why we fight...

why we fight...

Prince of Persia iPhone Introduction: The Sultan's daughter...

Introduction: The Sultan's daughter...

Prince of Persia iPhone Introduction: Jaffar gives us 60 minutes to free her

Introduction: Jaffar gives us 60 minutes to free her

Prince of Persia iPhone Introduction: where is our hero?

Introduction: where is our hero?

Prince of Persia iPhone ...fighting his way through the dungeon

...fighting his way through the dungeon

Prince of Persia iPhone We better get ourselves a sword

We better get ourselves a sword

Prince of Persia iPhone We fell and have to restart from the beginning of the level

We fell and have to restart from the beginning of the level


Prince of Persia Screenshots

Macintosh version

Prince of Persia Macintosh Main Screen

Main Screen

Prince of Persia Macintosh You have the sword !

You have the sword !

Prince of Persia Macintosh Hang on, princess...

Hang on, princess...

Prince of Persia Macintosh Oh no, it's tragic !

Oh no, it's tragic !

Prince of Persia Macintosh Fat but quickly

Fat but quickly

Prince of Persia Macintosh Give me your hand, bros !

Give me your hand, bros !

Prince of Persia Macintosh Sweet dreams...

Sweet dreams...

Prince of Persia Macintosh Intro - Jaffar appears (black & white)

Intro - Jaffar appears (black & white)

Prince of Persia Macintosh Starting position (black & white)

Starting position (black & white)

Prince of Persia Macintosh Facing the first guard (black & white)

Facing the first guard (black & white)


Prince of Persia Screenshots

NES version

Prince of Persia NES Title Screen

Title Screen

Prince of Persia NES Title Screen #2

Title Screen #2

Prince of Persia NES Cimbing a wall

Cimbing a wall

Prince of Persia NES Skewered

Skewered

Prince of Persia NES About to be stabbed

About to be stabbed

Prince of Persia NES Jumping a pit of spikes

Jumping a pit of spikes

Prince of Persia NES Long jump

Long jump

Prince of Persia NES Splat!

Splat!

Prince of Persia NES Escape the level after finally opening the exit door

Escape the level after finally opening the exit door

Prince of Persia NES Do battle with a green guard

Do battle with a green guard

Prince of Persia NES The first battle with a skeleton

The first battle with a skeleton

Prince of Persia NES Negotiating the chomper trap

Negotiating the chomper trap

Prince of Persia NES Escape the dungeon and battle through the main castle

Escape the dungeon and battle through the main castle

Prince of Persia NES Exiting a level in the main castle

Exiting a level in the main castle

Prince of Persia NES A pivotal part of Prince of Persia where you crash through a mirror and release a malevolent reflection

A pivotal part of Prince of Persia where you crash through a mirror and release a malevolent reflection

Prince of Persia NES Dealing with 2 chompers whilst your reflection steals your potion

Dealing with 2 chompers whilst your reflection steals your potion

Prince of Persia NES Battling against the backdrop of a starry night

Battling against the backdrop of a starry night

Prince of Persia NES Our hero finds himself back in the dungeon; in this segment, he drinks a potion which makes him float gently down during a fall that would normally kill him

Our hero finds himself back in the dungeon; in this segment, he drinks a potion which makes him float gently down during a fall that would normally kill him

Prince of Persia NES The mouse on the far ledge helps out by pressing the switch stone

The mouse on the far ledge helps out by pressing the switch stone

Prince of Persia NES This may look like the dungeon, but it actually has windows

This may look like the dungeon, but it actually has windows


Prince of Persia Screenshots

SEGA CD version

Prince of Persia SEGA CD Title screen

Title screen

Prince of Persia SEGA CD The story cuts between regular static screens...

The story cuts between regular static screens...

Prince of Persia SEGA CD ... and awful (to say the least) anime-styled screens, everything with voice overs every bit as terrible

... and awful (to say the least) anime-styled screens, everything with voice overs every bit as terrible

Prince of Persia SEGA CD The prince preparing to do his "constipated tiger" move on the prison bars

The prince preparing to do his "constipated tiger" move on the prison bars

Prince of Persia SEGA CD The dramatic hourglass scene

The dramatic hourglass scene

Prince of Persia SEGA CD Game mode screen.

Game mode screen.

Prince of Persia SEGA CD Graphics are midway between the 8 and 16 bit versions.

Graphics are midway between the 8 and 16 bit versions.

Prince of Persia SEGA CD Pretty like Master System...

Pretty like Master System...

Prince of Persia SEGA CD Prince getting his sword, hoping it will serve him better than it did to his last owner

Prince getting his sword, hoping it will serve him better than it did to his last owner

Prince of Persia SEGA CD "Is that a good or a bad potion?", the Prince wonders, looking at the fumes

"Is that a good or a bad potion?", the Prince wonders, looking at the fumes

Prince of Persia SEGA CD A fight

A fight

Prince of Persia SEGA CD If the fight was too fast for you, it's possible to slow down fights and how fast the prince moves.

If the fight was too fast for you, it's possible to slow down fights and how fast the prince moves.


Prince of Persia Screenshots

Sharp X68000 version

Prince of Persia Sharp X68000 Title screen

Title screen

Prince of Persia Sharp X68000 Intro

Intro

Prince of Persia Sharp X68000 Intro - Jaffar and the princess

Intro - Jaffar and the princess

Prince of Persia Sharp X68000 Game start

Game start

Prince of Persia Sharp X68000 Dead

Dead

Prince of Persia Sharp X68000 Encounter with a guard

Encounter with a guard


Prince of Persia Screenshots

SEGA Master System version

Prince of Persia SEGA Master System Title screen

Title screen

Prince of Persia SEGA Master System Options screen

Options screen

Prince of Persia SEGA Master System The intro

The intro

Prince of Persia SEGA Master System Starting out in the dungeon

Starting out in the dungeon

Prince of Persia SEGA Master System A great fall

A great fall

Prince of Persia SEGA Master System Fencing with a guard

Fencing with a guard

Prince of Persia SEGA Master System Impaled on spikes

Impaled on spikes


Prince of Persia Screenshots

SNES version

Prince of Persia SNES Title screen.

Title screen.

Prince of Persia SNES Main menu.

Main menu.

Prince of Persia SNES Title screen (Japanese version)

Title screen (Japanese version)

Prince of Persia SNES The beginning

The beginning

Prince of Persia SNES A guard is about to shish kabob me

A guard is about to shish kabob me

Prince of Persia SNES I died

I died

Prince of Persia SNES Intro

Intro

Prince of Persia SNES I must reach that potion

I must reach that potion

Prince of Persia SNES Looks like I have taken a wrong step

Looks like I have taken a wrong step

Prince of Persia SNES Fighting a guard

Fighting a guard

Prince of Persia SNES Falling down

Falling down

Prince of Persia SNES Hey, that's me!

Hey, that's me!

Prince of Persia SNES I've jumped through the mirror

I've jumped through the mirror

Prince of Persia SNES A very large hall

A very large hall

Prince of Persia SNES Confronting with a skeleton

Confronting with a skeleton

Prince of Persia SNES That trap looks dangerous!

That trap looks dangerous!

Prince of Persia SNES A tutorial level

A tutorial level

Prince of Persia SNES Fighting a guard in a palace level.

Fighting a guard in a palace level.

Prince of Persia SNES A duel with an Amazon guard.

A duel with an Amazon guard.

Prince of Persia SNES Sometimes there are brief outdoor areas, like this nice moonlit bridge that connects two palace towers.

Sometimes there are brief outdoor areas, like this nice moonlit bridge that connects two palace towers.

Prince of Persia SNES This guard is excellent at fencing.

This guard is excellent at fencing.

Prince of Persia SNES The Prince's shadow blocks the way.

The Prince's shadow blocks the way.

Prince of Persia SNES In the SNES version, the Prince finds himself in some kind of an underworld after the encounter with the shadow.

In the SNES version, the Prince finds himself in some kind of an underworld after the encounter with the shadow.

Prince of Persia SNES The underworld levels have appropriately styled flame traps.

The underworld levels have appropriately styled flame traps.

Prince of Persia SNES The halls of the palace are exquisitely decorated.

The halls of the palace are exquisitely decorated.

Prince of Persia SNES The Princess' mouse comes to the rescue.

The Princess' mouse comes to the rescue.

Prince of Persia SNES This is not a door to the next level, it's a teleporter...

This is not a door to the next level, it's a teleporter...

Prince of Persia SNES ...that will take you to an otherwise unreachable part of the level.

...that will take you to an otherwise unreachable part of the level.

Prince of Persia SNES Another part of the palace, another style of decoration. The red carpet doesn't exactly mask the spike traps here.

Another part of the palace, another style of decoration. The red carpet doesn't exactly mask the spike traps here.

Prince of Persia SNES These heavily armoured guards are either high-ranking officers or some sort of Jaffar's personal elite guard.

These heavily armoured guards are either high-ranking officers or some sort of Jaffar's personal elite guard.


Prince of Persia Screenshots

TurboGrafx CD version

Prince of Persia TurboGrafx CD Title screen A

Title screen A

Prince of Persia TurboGrafx CD Title screen B

Title screen B

Prince of Persia TurboGrafx CD The famous time limit...

The famous time limit...

Prince of Persia TurboGrafx CD Hey, wait! I don't have a sword yet!

Hey, wait! I don't have a sword yet!

Prince of Persia TurboGrafx CD Typical situation: the Prince is dead

Typical situation: the Prince is dead