GameSpot: Prince of Persia Updated Impressions

One of the biggest differences between the latest Prince of Persia game and the Sands of Time trilogy that practically defined platforming on the last generation of consoles is the level of openness you're given to explore this game's world. You won't be strung along from level to level as the story dictates. Instead, there are four main environments that you can navigate however you please, with the only limitation being the order in which you unlock your four magical acrobatic powers that determine the path you take between each region.

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Harry1903682d ago

Jak and Daxter defined platforming last generation. I would personally not call POP a platforming game. It was an adventure game with elements of platforming and wall running, just like DMC which was not a platformer but still had elements of platforming in it.