Prince of Persia: The Forgotten Sands Review (Dealspwn)

Dealspwn's Matt Gardner writes: 'Most importantly, The Forgotten Sands is an absolute pleasure to play. It wears its inspiration firmly on its sleeve (and even partly in its title) and sometimes that can make for a game that rehashes things clumsily with overfamiliarity, but ultimately it’s a return to the type of classic gameplay that made the franchise huge for another generation of gamers. For a game that looks so much like a nondescript action title, it’s strikingly cerebral and all the better for it. The combat could use some refining, and the boss battles might seem a bit underwhelming, but this is game that bursts into life when skipping across chasms, dancing past spikes and engaging in some phenomenally creative platforming.'

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