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3:00 PM on 11.15.2010

Prince of Persia HD collection coming to US PSN

Previously announced as a European and EMEA exclusive, the Prince of Persia HD collection has had me snarling with furious jealousy ... until now. Ubisoft has revealed during a 2010-2011 financial report that its HD remasteri...

Jim Sterling

9:00 PM on 10.05.2010

Europe is getting the Prince of Persia trilogy in HD

Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time, Warrior Within, and The Two Thrones bundled together in high-definition on a single Blu-ray disc, all for a decent price -- doesn't that sound like something North America could get behind...

Jordan Devore

10:00 PM on 09.24.2010

A modern-day Prince of Persia was once in the works

CVG has learned from Deus Ex: Human Revolution art director Jonathan Jacques-Belletête that Ubisoft was working on reimagining Prince of Persia with a more modern twist. Jacques-Belletête, who used to work for Ub...

Jordan Devore

1:00 PM on 08.14.2010

Weekend Charity: Assassins Creed and Prince of Persia

Another weekend and another chance to do good by donating money. If any of the plethora of games that the Speed Gamers have run through haven't really been your bag then this could be your chance to finally donate to them as ...

Matthew Razak

10:00 AM on 08.08.2010

Splinter Cell and Prince of Persia PS3 collections listed

Amazon France may have let the Ubisoft cat out of the bag when they listed not just a collection of three Splinter Cell games for the PS3, but also a collection of the first three Prince of Persia games as well. The listings ...

Matthew Razak

12:20 PM on 07.28.2010

Prince of Persia movie director thinks videogames suck

Mike Newell, best known for the Harry Potter series and Four Weddings and a Funeral, doesn't like videogames. He can't play them, he thinks they're vapid, and talking about them "bores the arse" off him. Didn't stop him from ...

Jim Sterling





3:40 PM on 06.14.2010

Creative Director of Ubisoft Montreal says au revoir

As the creative director of Ubisoft Montreal, and Assassin's Creed and Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time, Patrice Désilets is a big deal for the company. Or, he at least was a big deal, as announcing today, courtesy ...

Ben Perlee

8:00 PM on 05.31.2010

Xbox Deal of the Week is cuh-ray-zee for movies

Xbox LIVE Gold members can thank Walt Disney Pictures for this week's Xbox LIVE deals. Prompted apparently by the theater release of the studios' Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time, we've getting 50%  off deals on movie...

Nick Chester

8:00 AM on 05.30.2010

LEGO Prince of Persia short tells the tale of the Prince

As you may have already noticed I didn't think much of the Prince of Persia movie. This was mostly because it was trite, had a piss poor plot, crap action and was full of poor directing. This doesn't mean, however, that my l...

Matthew Razak

8:00 PM on 05.28.2010

Prince of Persia Retro now on App Store, only a buck

I love me some Prince of Persia, old and new. So you can't imagine how thrilled I am to find that the Jordan Mechner classic has hit the App Store for both iPhone and iPad. Best part? It's only 99¢. The game is called Pr...

Nick Chester



Last call! Win a Prince of Persia fanpack! photo
Last call! Win a Prince of Persia fanpack!
by Hamza CTZ Aziz

We're giving away two Prince of Persia: The Forgotten Sands fanpacks this week! The packs includes a copy of the latest entry to the Prince of Persia series from Ubisoft, a Prince of Persia beanie and a Prince of Persia iPhone protective skin.

To enter, simply leave a comment describing your first Prince of Persia experience with any of the Prince of Persia games that have been released to date. One entry per person and contest open to US residents only. We'll be picking two randomly selected winners to giveaway the prizes packs to after the contest closes on May 28 at 11:59PM CDT. Be sure to state which console you'd prefer Prince of Persia on when leaving your entry. 

Important reminder: We will notify winners based on the e-mail address associated with your account on Destructoid. Please make sure your profile information is up to date!

[Update: Contest closed! Winners were marxistforlife and WSwan!]

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Movie Review: Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time photo
Movie Review: Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time
by Matthew Razak

Take everything you liked about the videogame Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time and throw it out the window. The plot, the characters, the larger than life set pieces, the time-stopping/rewinding action -- take all that and throw it away. Now, replace it with Jake Gyllenhaal, a bunch of other white people and an ostrich race. What do you think the outcome will be?

I'm guessing most of you have determined how this review of the movie version of Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time is going to go. However, if you'd like to see me tear into it like a rabid animal into a man's flesh then hit the jump. I will also attempt to quell my anger at the fact that the film in an abomination of the videogame and try to review it as a summer action flick in the last paragraph. That might be fun. 

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7:30 PM on 05.25.2010

Warrior Within comes with Prince of Persia: TFS on Steam

It seems to me like if you're the type of person who is invested enough in the Prince of Persia series to long for The Forgotten Sands, you would likely own Warrior Within already. If not, Steam wants to have a word with you ...

Jordan Devore

5:00 PM on 05.25.2010

Fancy-pants skins: Prince of Persia: The Forgotten Sand

Oh my goodness! Look at that! It's Assassin's Creed's Ezio in Prince of Persia: The Forgotten Sands. What sorcery is this!?Ubisoft explains how to get the skin, along with a challenge room, through its in-game Uplay rewards ...

Nick Chester



Review: Prince of Persia: The Forgotten Sands photo
Review: Prince of Persia: The Forgotten Sands
by Nick Chester

Ubisoft's Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time stands as one my favorite games. At the time of its release, the game's re-imagined beauty and control was like nothing we had seen. Go back and play it today and it still holds up, a magical journey with crafty platforming and puzzles that set a new bar for the genre.

In 2008, Ubisoft completely turned the series on its head with a new game in the series, simply called Prince of Persia. With this new approach came a completely new Prince, a remarkable visual style, and a fresh adventure. It wasn't The Sands of Time, and it wasn't what I expected. But I loved it.

Not everyone agrees with me, longing for a return-to-form and a more familiar Prince. The Forgotten Sands is Ubisoft's answer, taking a more classic approach to the series, and returning with the familiar Prince for an all new tale. But does the publisher hit the mark, or is this simply rushed fan-service hoping the cash-in on the buzz surrounding the upcoming Hollywood film?

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2:00 AM on 05.18.2010

Prince of Persia: Forgotten Sands out today, has trailer

That is one ugly djinn. I'm somewhat concerned about the Prince of Persia franchise. Sands of Time is a legendary game, and the series began a precipitous fall in the titles that followed it. The last iteration, an...

Conrad Zimmerman