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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, t...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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 authen...

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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, ...

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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 co...

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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 containin...

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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 s...

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Ratings have popped up in Australia for 3DS games called simply "Rayman" and "Prince of Persia," along with a Wii "Prince of Persia." Ubisoft has done plenty with both of these franchises, ensuring that we can't know for sure exactly what's been revealed here. The simplest explanation is that ...

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Finally, those stalwarts who refuse to "upgrade" from their trusty Commodore 64 computers can experience that hot new game, Prince of Persia. Homebrew developer mrsid ported the 1989 game from its original Apple 2 version, making the cartridge image available for download from his site. If you ...

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In 1985, Jordan Mechner was thinking about baggy pants, arches and columns -- images that could be clearly conveyed in a low-resolution, pixelated computer game. While delivering his Prince of Persia postmortem during GDC earlier this month, Mechner delved into his memories, his journals (which y...

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Squeaking in right before we all head out for the holidays, Ubisoft has announced a sale on many of its games across Apple's App Store, the PlayStation Store and its own PC game store. You can find Prince of Persia Retro, Silent Hunter Mobile and a few other iOS titles on sale in the App Store for ...

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Well, that didn't take very long. A high-definition update of Ubisoft Montreal's Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time is set to arrive on the PlayStation Network starting today. Launching in Europe later this week as a single Blu-ray disc, the remastered Prince of Persia Trilogy will be brought to t...

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The European PS3 re-release of the Prince of Persia trilogy is looking more real, with a trio of screenshots on the game's Amazon.co.uk listing -- of course, the existence of that listing at all provides further evidence of the game's veracity. The listing states that the collection will be released...

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