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Score Breakdown Based on 1566 ratings
  1. 10 (352)
  2. 9 (454)
  3. 8 (424)
  4. 7 (149)
  5. 6 (58)
  6. 5 (32)
  7. 4 (21)
  8. 3 (7)
  9. 2 (8)
  10. 1 (61)

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  • User Rating 10

    A game that revolutionized the action/adventure genre and set new standards for the genre.

    Rated on September 21, 2009 by Booniedog85

    Prince of Persia had much more than everything you wanted from a platform game, so much that it became a whole different genre. In many ways, this game was way ahead of its time and presented gamers a...

    1 out of 1 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 10

    Played it on my 386 computer years ago... and that was fun.<br />

    Rated on May 26, 2012 by oc_ta_vi_an

    I remembered today that I played years ago, I think in 2000 or 2001 "Prince of Persia", the original. I remember I had a black and white monitor and I played it with such a pleasure because it was the...

    0 out of 0 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 8.8

    This is THE game, Prince Of Persia is one of the first games with a good storyline, and gameplay, right? Great Game! !

    Rated on January 09, 2006 by paulxcs

    As I said, This is one of the better games I had ever played in my childhood. I remember this game being simple, and for being simple, it was great. I'm pretty sure this game is the 2nd game I've pla...

    5 out of 5 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 9.4

    Instant Classic! reccomended for all

    Rated on June 19, 2007 by Romayo83

    Now this is one old game i would go back and play. I loved the level designs thats what really made the game. Dropping from a ledge down below or running away from guards not knowing where your going ...

    1 out of 1 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 10


    Rated on August 11, 2008 by hotbodyboy_2006

    Current State Of Games : There are big big companies like EA, Microsoft, Ubisoft or Blizzard which employ around 100 to 150 people out of which some are creative directors, producers, animators, sound...

    1 out of 1 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 8.8

    Don't kill the mouse!

    Rated on September 19, 2006 by rambolito

    A good storyline? Whoahahaha! Save the princess, end of story! Besides the fact there is hardly a story, the game is (was) incredible. The prince moves very natural and smooth when running, jumping, c...

    1 out of 2 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 9

    it was the fist pc game I played in my life... just amazing

    Rated on May 17, 2010 by etchcorp

    Well, maybe it is a bit late, but even so, it is better than never, to review this game.... Like i said, it was the first game i pplayed on a pc in my life. I remember it was a 386dx, at 8 MHz, with 1...

    0 out of 0 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 9

    This game is one of the classics. Great Graphics, awesome story and a cool character. Definatly a must play game.

    Rated on February 12, 2006 by diangelogrey

    I remember playing Prince of Persia when it first came out and being amazed by how fluid it all seemed, the character wasnt blocky and when he moved he looked like a person. Granted his two colours (...

    1 out of 1 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 9.8

    an excellent conversion of a classic

    Rated on July 11, 2006 by calisvegeta

    This game is brilliant you have 60 minutes (real time) to save your princes. The classic game in the palm of your hands that you can bring anywhere without booting up your laptop. It works very ...

    0 out of 0 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 9

    Prince of Persia is a great Old School game

    Rated on April 18, 2007 by RedneckGamer87

    Gameplay: So you play as this nameless prince who only known as &quot;Prince&quot;. So you are trying to save the priness who is trapped at the top of the palace and is to be forced to marry the evil ...

    0 out of 1 found this review helpful.