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Cradle of Persia is the sequel to Cradle of Rome, taking place during the Persian era instead of Ancient Rome. It is a tile-matching game where the tiles have icons of city resources. Matching three or more of these tiles collects them to their respective resources tab. By combining these resources, the player can erect buildings.

To finish a level, the player must break the marbled background before time runs out or lose a life. There are also bonuses that can be collected during the game that will help the player, like lightning bolts that destroy a random amount of tiles.


Cradle of Persia Windows New citizens! Because you have matched ten items after building a village, nomads have settled there. Dynamite will charge up faster.
Cradle of Persia Macintosh Level 4
Cradle of Persia Windows This is where you purchase buildings for your village/city.
Cradle of Persia Macintosh Level with major dynamite tiles

Promo Images

Cradle of Persia Screenshot
Cradle of Persia Screenshot
Cradle of Persia Screenshot

Alternate Titles

  • "Jewel Master: Cradle of Persia" -- Nintendo DS title

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Critic Reviews Windows Jul 23, 2010 85 out of 100 85 Windows Aug 31, 2010 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
GameZebo Windows Apr 07, 2008 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
GamingXP Windows Jun 11, 2009 69 out of 100 69


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