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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...

July 3rd 2013 at 1:10pm 0 Comments
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Here's a nice blast from the past: Ubisoft has announced new Prince of Persia game, which is a remake of the second title in the series, made specifically for smartphones and tablets. Prince of Persia: The Shadow and the Flame is being remade as a 2.5D action title -- it seems to feature the sa...

April 12th 2013 at 7:00pm 0 Comments
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Whether you're simply behind on your gaming or have emerged from a block of ice after that hiking expedition in Antarctica went awry ten years ago, you may like to catch up on some of Ubisoft's PC wares. Good Old Games is making it much easier – at least on your wallet – to play catch-u...

October 12th 2012 at 11:59pm 0 Comments
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The SNES version of Prince of Persia arrives on the Virtual Console in North America. We'd forgotten this was happening in the interim between the December ESRB rating and today, so this is, like every Wii Virtual Console release, a pleasant and unexpected surprise.Speaking of surprises, DSiWare's...

September 6th 2012 at 6:30pm 0 Comments
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Did you grow up watching Power Rangers? I didn't, but then again, I was slightly over the age demographic there. But it tickles me pink (ranger) that the guy who got his start doing background music for one of the cheesiest shows of all time ended up scoring many of the greatest video games of al...

August 28th 2012 at 9:00pm 0 Comments
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Prince of Persia forumite blueobelix has posted what he asserts is a "leaked screenshot" from a Prince of Persia game, labeled "POP_ZERO_2." Judging from the image, the game is a reboot that boots the series all the way into Egypt, and features a more muscular, darker-skinned protagonist.If authent...

August 6th 2012 at 9:30am 0 Comments
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Xbox Live's Games on Demand service is getting a serious sale next week – as opposed to those funny, un-serious sales we get all the time – and Major Nelson has posted a list of the titles discounted from June 19-25.All titles will be 75 percent off, and they include Conan, Dark Void, P...

June 14th 2012 at 8:30pm 0 Comments
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If you're a programmer, you may find inspiration in the source code for the original Apple II version of Prince of Persia. 23 years after the game's release, and about two weeks after finding his old floppies, Jordan Mechner has posted the source code to GitHub, where it's freely accessible.The cop...

April 17th 2012 at 10:30am 0 Comments
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Imagine if you happened upon a set of floppy disks containing the original source code for Prince of Persia. Chances are, you'd be pretty excited -- even if you'd already seen the code when you were writing it.Jordan Mechner, who did write Prince of Persia, received a box from his father containing...

March 29th 2012 at 7:30pm 0 Comments
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It's a great time for reinterpreted Jordan Mechner games. First, Mechner announces a radically updated Karateka game, and now Ubisoft has released a new remake of Prince of Persia to the iOS App Store.Prince of Persia Classic HD purports to be the original game with a new HD look -- likely very sim...

March 1st 2012 at 9:30pm 0 Comments