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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 Xbox 360 The Prince can tiptoe through spikes.
Prince of Persia Classic Xbox 360 Another guard lies in wait.
Prince of Persia Classic Android One of those unforgiving jumps
Prince of Persia Classic Android In this version Jaffar is a real wizard

Promo Images

Prince of Persia Classic Screenshot
Prince of Persia Classic Screenshot
Prince of Persia Classic Screenshot
Prince of Persia Classic Screenshot

Alternate Titles

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

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Critic Reviews

UOL Jogos Xbox 360 Jun 15, 2007 4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars 90
IGN PlayStation 3 Oct 28, 2008 8.6 out of 10 86
Defunct Games Xbox 360 Jun 26, 2007 85 out of 100 85
Gamers' Temple, The Xbox 360 2007 80 out of 100 80
Oldies Rising Xbox 360 Sep 26, 2011 15 out of 20 75
Cheat Code Central Xbox 360 2007 3.6 out of 5 72
Binary Joy Xbox 360 Oct 16, 2007 3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars 70
PAL Gaming Network (PALGN) Xbox 360 Jul 25, 2007 6.5 out of 10 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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