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Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time





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Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time





Amidst the scorched sands of ancient Persia, there is a legend spun in an ancient tongue. It speaks of a time borne by blood and ruled by deceit.

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Amidst the scorched sands of ancient Persia, there is a legend spun in an ancient tongue. It speaks of a time borne by blood and ruled by deceit. Drawn to the dark powers of a magic dagger, a young Prince is led to unleash a deadly evil upon a beautiful kingdom. Aided by the wiles of a seductive princess and the absolute powers of the Sands of Time, the Prince stages a harrowing quest to reclaim the Palace's cursed chambers and restore peace to his land.

Key Features:

  • A technological masterpiece: Witness some of the most advanced programming in gaming history, pushing the limitations of consoles and raising the standards of games in all areas of production: physics, lighting, graphics, animations, and more!

  • An unmatched hero: Wielding powers of mythic proportions, the Prince returns to action-adventure gaming with gravity-defying acrobatics, ferocious fighting skills, and the ability to bend time to fulfill his destiny.

  • The Sands of Time: A technological breakthrough that will change the face of action-adventure gaming forever. Erase the past, behold the future, and freeze the present in real-time for unlimited gameplay.

  • Exotic worlds and vast kingdoms: Uncover the mysteries of a world never before explored in action-adventure gaming.

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Action, Adventure
Tuesday, December 2, 2003
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Minimum Requirements
  • OS: Windows® 2000
  • Processor: 800 MHz Pentium® III or AMD Athlon™
  • System Memory: 256 MB of RAM
  • Video Card: 64 MB GeForce™ 3 or higher, or ATI® Radeon™ 8500 or higher, Matrox Parhelia™. (GeForce4 MX not supported)
  • Sound Card: DirectX® 9.0 or higher compliant sound card
  • DirectX Version: DirectX® version 9.0c or higher
  • Hard Disk: 1.5 GB available hard disk space
  • Supported Peripherals: ThrustMaster FIRESTORM Dual Analog 3

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Prince's first adventure


Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time tells a completely new story about the Prince of Persia of the 90's, now rebooted in the modern era to a greater adventure of the Prince across the Sands of Time. Sands of Time marked a beginning of future parkour games like Assassin's Creed and way more. The game looks beautiful today and feels fresh than the most recents games of Price of Persia. This game started the Prince of Persia across his long and troubled path in time, saving the world and time countless of time. Recommended.

Good game


I got this as a gift, after we watched the movie. It goes without saying, that the cinema looked better, but apart from that, this is a pretty fun game, if a little too hard. Defeating the sand monsters are easy, and the way you collect your sand to your time warping powers is nice, but also a little absurd, that if you run out of it, you will have to start from the autosave point if you lose. The acrobatics stuff is hard. I actually never finished it. There was a part, where i had to wall run, jump to the other wall, run up, avoid the blades, and run again....never got it right.

Inovative and legendary game


Finnaly after many years we were able to play new Prince of Persia. This time of course, game is not classic platformer, but the fully 3rd person arcade adventure that redifined the arcade adventure genre. Game is beautifylly designed with stunning graphics, excellent gameplay, and phenomenal atmosphere. Story follows young Prince that was betrayed by Maharaja advisor Vizier who's goal is to control Sands of Time. This time Prince will have help in certain levels from Maharaja daughter Farah. Together they will try to stop evil Vizier and return Sands to the hourglass. Gameplay is well balanced with many challenging puzzles and fight scenes. Commands are pretty simple and every player can get used to them very fast. At a certain point in the game you will obtain dagger of time, and after that games gets another dimension. You will be able to reverse time and correct your previous mistakes , freeze enemies etc. Graphics are amazing, with many exotic and interesting locations. Mechanics and physics are great. Variety of Prince abilities, his movement, platforming options are something completely new and revolutionary and represent complete refreshment in this genre. This is instant classic game that will be player and refered to years to come. Must have for every serious gamer.

?timo jogo


Bom,quando vi esse jogo pensei parece bem legal,mas quando joguei com certeza foi um dos melhores Prince of Persia, o sistema de combate ? bem trabalhado,gr?ficos para aquela ?poca era bem feitos mas ainda hoje ainda est? ?timo,a historia do jogo bem interessante.e o poder de voltar no tempo foi o que mais me chamou aten??o,pow nn consegui mata o inimigo e morri ou alguma coisa que aconte?a sem que voc? queira,? s? volta no tempo,e isso foi bem interessante no jogo e tamb?m foi muito bem trabalhado.

Prince of Persia: The Classic One


Sands of Time is a classic title. I guess, nobody doubts that. I had first played Sands of Time at PS2 and got familiar then with the Prince of Persia series. I didn't knew what exactly to expect, but unsurprisingly I liked it more after I kept playing. Worthy feature to mention, you can wall-run parkour-style. Isn't that cool, especially for a game released in 2003? The fighting system is good and different at some moments (you'll eventually find out how exactly it is if you play). You'll be fighting guys and monsters, but I won't spoil the story though. Sands of Time is a great action game. I like how the graphics are, especially for the specific Prince of Persia game, and they are of course different than the rest of the series (besides, it was released in 2003, but I think they made them like that on purpose). Nevertheless, the game is worth it's price. You wanna try the series? I'd suggest you to start with Sands of Time.

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