Don’t be disappointed when we say that Prince of Persia is all about
movement; this isn’t Woz dancing with stars. (Oh wait, he was the
star.) Prince of Persia makes wall-running parkour look like toddlers
at a playground. Your characters stick vaults more cleanly than Russian
gymnasts and free-climb like geckos.
looks amazing, with a pretty stunning opening cinematic and crisp,
detailed graphics. The game combines platforming, stealth, combat, and
some puzzles, but the simple tasks—navigating the game world’s narrow
walkways and tricky jumps—are more frustrating than they need to be,
and the anemic save system doesn’t help.
Behind the clever name lies well-designed, Risk-like turn-based strategy you can play alone or against humans in a pass-the-phone style multiplayer. Check out Strategery Lite (free) if you're not convinced, but the full version is worth the $2. More after the jump..