Prince of Persia: The Shadow and the Flame returns on July 25


The updated and portable version of Prince of Persia 2: The Shadow and the Flame will leap onto the App Store, Google Play and Amazon on July 25. However, the sands of time have worn away the two from the title, so it's just Prince of Persia: The Shadow and the Flame now.

Announced in April, the game freshens up the graphics and sound of classic platformer Price of Persia 2, with the option of virtual buttons or gesture-based controls. Ubisoft Pune, responsible for Prince of Persia Classic HD, handled development duties on the sequel. The game is priced at $2.99.
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PRINCE OF PERSIA® WILL BE BACK
ON MOBILE ON JULY 25TH

SAN FRANCISCO, CA. – July 3rd, 2013 – Today, Ubisoft® announced that the legendary Prince of Persia series will come back on mobile devices with Prince of Persia® The Shadow and the Flame on July 25th on iOS and Android devices, through Google Play and Amazon, at a price of $2.99.

Rebirth of the legendary action-platformer, with brand-new visuals and redesigned controls, Prince of Persia® The Shadow and the Flame is set after the events of Prince of Persia Classic, continuing the saga of the wanderer who was born a Prince. Now he must embark on an epic journey in search of his past to redefine his future.

Following the storyline of the original game released 10 years ago, it will allow players to explore various levels in visually-stunning 3D with intuitive controls designed for touchscreens. Among plenty of new features, players will now be able to choose between gesture-based touch controls or the classic virtual joystick. The combat system has also been improved with multiple enemies, tactical challenges and a brand new combo system.

The game's experience can still be extended through social connectivity, allowing to unlock achievements and ascend the leaderboards or to share scores with Facebook integration.

This article was originally published on Joystiq.