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  • Summary: For the first time on iPhone, relive the classic adventure that started it all!

    A wicked Vizier has given the Sultan’s daughter a horrible ultimatum: accept to marry him in 60 minutes, or die. You have been imprisoned in the lowest dungeons beneath the palace, and must now race
    against the sands of the hourglass in an effort to save your true love. Negotiate fiendish traps, engage in trilling swordplay and use death-defying acrobatics to make your way through one of the most celebrated and influential video games of all time.

    Key Features:

    • All-time classic
    As one of the progenitors of the platforming genre, Prince of Persia is legendary for its innovations in fluidity of animation, controls and level design. Experience an adventure that will enthrall first-time players and seasoned veterans alike.

    • Share your progress with friends
    Automatically post your progress to your Facebook pages using the game’s integrated connectivity.

    • Touchpad controls
    Control the prince’s jumps, battles and acrobatics using the iPhone’s unique touchpad controls.
    For the first time on iPhone, relive the classic adventure that started it all!
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  1. Mar 1, 2011
    Controls well, looks sharp (but I do wish you also got the refreshed Gameloft edition, too), and works on both the iPhone and iPad without needing to buy a second download. Go get it.
  2. Mar 1, 2011
    My initial impressions of the game are positive so far, but like most games designed for physical controls then ported to the iPhone, I have found myself fat fingering some jumps and generally just making play mistakes because of the inherent inaccuracies of virtual controls.
  3. Mar 1, 2011
    All and all, this is a great ride through memory lane and a must have for those of you who took the ride back in the day.
  4. Mar 1, 2011
    The classic Prince of Persia has seen adaptions across many platforms, but this entry for the App Store could have been friendlier to newcomers.
  5. Mar 1, 2011
    Prince of Persia Retro is far too difficult a game to suffer from loose controls.
  6. Mar 1, 2011
    Renders a classic unplayable by virtue of horrendous controls.
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