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'Prince of Persia' for Wii and 3DS, 'Rayman' for 3DS rated

Ratings have popped up in Australia for 3DS games called simply "Rayman" and "Prince of Persia," along with a Wii "Prince of Persia." Ubisoft has done plenty with both of these franchises, ensuring that we can't know for sure exactly what's been revealed here. The simplest explanation is that...

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Prince of Persia leaps to Commodore 64

Finally, those stalwarts who refuse to "upgrade" from their trusty Commodore 64 computers can experience that hot new game, Prince of Persia. Homebrew developer mrsid ported the 1989 game from its original Apple 2 version, making the cartridge image available for download from his site. If you...

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Ubisoft week kicks off on Steam with Prince of Persia discounts

Ubisoft's chosen to kick off its week-long series of discounts on Ubisoft titles with the company's most acrobatic franchise. For today only, shoppers can grab individual Prince of Persia titles for 66 percent off, or the Prince of Persia complete pack for 75 percent off....

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Jordan Mechner on Prince of Persia, respecting game writers

In 1985, Jordan Mechner was thinking about baggy pants, arches and columns -- images that could be clearly conveyed in a low-resolution, pixelated computer game. While delivering his Prince of Persia postmortem during GDC earlier this month, Mechner delved into his memories, his journals (which...

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Ubisoft puts titles on sale for iOS, PSN and PC

Squeaking in right before we all head out for the holidays, Ubisoft has announced a sale on many of its games across Apple's App Store, the PlayStation Store and its own PC game store. You can find Prince of Persia Retro, Silent Hunter Mobile and a few other iOS titles on sale in the App Store for...

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OnLive prices flat-rate 'PlayPack' plan at $10 per month, begins MicroConsole shipments

When we last wrote about OnLive, the "cloud gaming" service had just announced a price and ship date for its MicroConsole hardware. At the time, we also reported that it was planning to launch a flat-rate pricing plan for access to older "back catalog" titles and indie games, with a price to be...

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Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time HD on PSN today

Well, that didn't take very long. A high-definition update of Ubisoft Montreal's Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time is set to arrive on the PlayStation Network starting today. Launching in Europe later this week as a single Blu-ray disc, the remastered Prince of Persia Trilogy will be brought to...

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Prince of Persia: Trilogy in HD screenshots appear on Amazon

The European PS3 re-release of the Prince of Persia trilogy is looking more real, with a trio of screenshots on the game's Amazon.co.uk listing -- of course, the existence of that listing at all provides further evidence of the game's veracity. The listing states that the collection will be released...

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Ex-Ubisoft art director reveals canceled plans for modern Prince of Persia

Ubisoft once considered a rather drastic reboot for its Prince of Persia series, former employee Jonathan Jacques-Belletête revealed to Xbox World 360. Now working for Eidos, Jacques-Belletête described the canceled project as Prince of Persia "in the contemporary world." The pitch was...

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Prince of Persia, Splinter Cell HD collections listed by UK retail site

High-definition updates of last generation's Splinter Cell and Prince of Persia games have popped up again, this time on a UK retail site. Eurogamer points to listings on Zavvi.com of the two Ubisoft trilogies, bundled on PlayStation 3 for £30 MSRP. Splinter Cell has a late November date...

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