Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time

An action adventure game which is a remake of the 1989's Prince of Persia, one of the most popular platformers of all time, originally developed Broberbund Software. The game was created by Ubisoft Motreal and Jordan Mechner – the father of the original game, who worked on The Sands of Time as consultant and lead designer. The game tells a story of the eponymous Prince who accidentally releases the legendary Sands of Time, a mystical artifact that poses a terrible threat to the world. With the help of the beautiful princess Farah, the protagonist has to make up for his mistake and bring back order to his land by facing various creatures and dangers. Gameplay of Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time is seen from the third-person perspective and features fully 3D graphics. During the course of the game, the hero makes use of the supernatural power to control the time. The creators emphasize their effort to recreate the characteristic elements of the original title, like realistic animations and combat system.

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PC / Windows
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Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time

Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time | PC

Adventure, TPP, fantasy, 3D platformers, action adventure

Companies responsible for Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time

Ubisoft | game developer

Ubisoft | publisher   Official website

Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time release date for PC:

game language:
English

02 December 2003 | Worldwide

Game mode: single player , size: 2 CD
Game score 8.8 / 10 calculated out of 6103 players' votes.  

Game Boy Advance
Game Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time (GBA) Cover
Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time

Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time | GBA

Adventure, TPP, fantasy, 3D platformers, action adventure

Companies responsible for Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time

Ubisoft | game developer

Ubisoft | publisher   Official website

Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time release date for GBA:

game language:
English

30 October 2003 | Worldwide

13 November 2003 | Europe

30 October 2003 | USA

Game mode: single player

Sony PlayStation 2
Game Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time (PS2) Cover
Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time

Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time | PS2

Adventure, TPP, fantasy, 3D platformers, action adventure

Companies responsible for Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time

Ubisoft | game developer

Ubisoft | publisher   Official website

Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time release date for PS2:

game language:
English

06 November 2003 | Worldwide

21 November 2003 | Europe PAL

06 November 2003 | USA NTSC

Game mode: single player , size: 1 DVD
Game score 8.4 / 10 calculated out of 426 players' votes.  

Nintendo GameCube
Game Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time (GCN) Cover
Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time

Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time | GameCube

Adventure, TPP, fantasy, 3D platformers, action adventure

Companies responsible for Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time

Ubisoft | game developer

Ubisoft | publisher   Official website

Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time release date for GameCube:

game language:
English

18 November 2003 | Worldwide

20 February 2004 | Europe PAL

18 November 2003 | USA NTSC

Game mode: single player
Game score 8.6 / 10 calculated out of 103 players' votes.  

Microsoft Xbox
Game Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time (XBOX) Cover
Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time

Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time | XBOX

Adventure, TPP, fantasy, 3D platformers, action adventure

Companies responsible for Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time

Ubisoft | game developer

Ubisoft | publisher   Official website

Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time release date for XBOX:

game language:
English

12 November 2003 | Worldwide

20 February 2004 | Europe PAL

12 November 2003 | USA NTSC

Game mode: single player , size: 1 DVD
Game score 8.5 / 10 calculated out of 151 players' votes.  

Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time for GameCube is the fourth instalment in the popular adventure games series started in 1989 by Jordan Mechner and published by Broderbund. The new edition, fostered by Ubisoft Entertainment, was developed by the famous studio from Montreal, the fathers of e.g. Tom Clancy’s Splinter Cell. The game was developed under the watchful eye of the mentioned programmer and the initiator of the saga – Jordan Mechner.

Plot

Another instalment of the Persian prince’s adventures is set in a fictional Middle Eastern country during the fullest bloom of the Middle Ages. The main hero comes back from the wearisome military campaign and stops in at a friendly ruler’s palace. Inside, he meets a treacherous Vizier who tricks him into releasing the legendary Sands of Time that pose a gruesome threat to the world. Unexpectedly, a beautiful, mysterious, and potentially unworthy of trust woman shows up. She gives the hero a helping hand in bringing the reality back to its normal shape.

Gameplay

Gameplay of Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time published on GameCube consists of exploration of various locations featuring oriental architecture and characteristic flora and fauna, fighting enemies, and collecting power of the Sands from their bodies. The Sands are the source of the supernatural powers of time control, which give the Prince an edge over hordes of enemies. The authors ensured maintaining all the elements characteristic for the Prince of Persia series – very realistic animation and clever combat system.

Technical aspects

The gameworld observed from various angles of TPP cameras is highly interactive. The 3D graphics are powered by Jade engine, which utilises many advanced functions.

Uses: memory card