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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 9

    the best version of prince of persia.

    Rated on January 06, 2006 by benfetch

    Konami have managed to capture the gameplay of prince of persia perfectly. the graphics are up there with the best on the aged snes, with colourful scenery, great character animation and fiendish trap...

    2 out of 3 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 8

    Not the best version but still fun.

    Rated on August 28, 2012 by d_parker

    Downloaded this for Nintendo's 3DS Virtual Console and wasn't disappointed. I have fond memories of the PC and Amiga versions and while this is a watered down version, it's still enjoyable. The ...

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

    Going back into the sands of time and what do i see...a game that only the legends speak of.

    Rated on January 19, 2010 by Darthpathfinder

    Prince of Persia one of the first games that i played that i realy realy hated as it took me an age to master and even then i would give it dirty evil looks when it ended up giving me the game over sc...

    0 out of 0 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 7

    While I would consider this game to be one of the best game gear games out there - it was very hard/frustrating.

    Rated on March 16, 2010 by EffigyOfAdam

    While I would consider this game to be one of the best game gear games out there - it was very hard/frustrating. Nothing like grabbing your white silk pajamas, your sword and taking on some bad guy...

    0 out of 1 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 7.5

    Jordan Mechner's Prince of Persia from 1989 represents a milestone in video-game history.

    Rated on July 31, 2011 by snes_vs_ps1

    This is a PC port from 1989. A milestone that was refined in the SNES version.The NES version has 14 levels, the SNES one has 20 & other upgrades but since this one is the original it takes the cake....

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

    Grest game

    Rated on April 18, 2007 by RedneckGamer87

    Gameplay: So you play as this nameless prince who only known as "Prince". 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 ...

    1 out of 3 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 9

    Good old school on the gameboy color

    Rated on April 18, 2007 by RedneckGamer87

    Gameplay: So you play as this nameless prince who only known as "Prince". 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.
  • User Rating 9

    Great old school game.

    Rated on April 18, 2007 by RedneckGamer87

    Gameplay: So you play as this nameless prince who only known as "Prince". 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.
  • User Rating 9

    Great old school game

    Rated on April 18, 2007 by RedneckGamer87

    Gameplay: So you play as this nameless prince who only known as "Prince". 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 2 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 9

    Great old School game

    Rated on April 18, 2007 by RedneckGamer87

    Gameplay: So you play as this nameless prince who only known as "Prince". 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.