Prince of Persia: The Forgotten Sands is an 2D action platform game for mobile phone based on the better known 3D action platform game. The prince arrives at the capital to visit his brother Malik only to find out the city has been overrun by an army of monsters. When the prince finally finds his brother, his brother tells him he plans to resurrect the army of Salomon with the help of a Djinn to stem the tide.
Gameplay incudes fast paced platforming and defeating enemies with a sword. Moves include wall jumping, sliding down a curtain and timed sequence jumps. Enemies include several types of monster using both melee and range weapons. Aside from the normal enemies there are several bosses to defeat. Sometimes the time manipulating orb obtained from Malik has to be used to restore items or grow plants to advance. Most of the game is played from a side scrolling perspective but some parts are played from a front view.