Eddie Inzuato writes "To take an already critically acclaimed videogame franchise and entirely re-envision it for a new generation is some feat. What's an even greater achievement is to stray from the original formula and still come away with something spectacular. While Ubisoft Montreal's Prince of Persia for the Xbox 360 and PS3 may not definitively improve upon, nor fall drastically short of the older entries in the franchise, the game is a solid, enjoyable experience that, despite design flaws, is indeed spectacular.
This Prince of Persia is the tale of a new "prince" -- a vagrant tomb raider who loses his latest bounty, stumbles into a sandstorm, and finds himself mixed up with a beautiful woman in the middle of a battle between gods. The story seems heavy, albeit a bit standard, but the narrative is actually light, and the focus is squarely on gameplay. The problem with this, however, is that the gameplay itself also happens to be surprisingly dainty."