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GF Rating
6.8

4395 ratings

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GF Rating
4

Weak

A cheap cash in trick by Ubisoft.

posted by Eman5805 (HARVEY, LA) May 21, 2010

Member since Nov 2007

4 out of 8 gamers (50%) found this review helpful

It couldn't be more obvious that Ubisoft is just trying to maximize their money with the upcoming Jake Gylennhaal PoP movie. The Prince looks like a WWE wrestler version of the Jake Gylennhaal version of the origionl PS2/Xbox version of The Prince. He's even wearing the same clothes as the Jake Prince version.

And he controls about the same. The buff Prince is slower, less agile, and handles like Shaq. Even the Nolan North voice Prince of the cell shaded PoP game was a better fighter than this.

Fighting oodles of enemies isn't fun in this game because the fighting controls are just tepid. Just mash on Square and X as necessary. And the animations are sluggish. The old Prince was fast, agile, and could actually BLOCK. This Prince has the amazingly useless dodge button. Seriously, jumping around like an idiot, hoping to land on someone's shoulders is far more effective. But that's like saying cutting off your foot with a sword is more effective than doing it with a brick.

And without being able to block, parry, and/or counter sword strikes fighting with The Buff!Prince is just...boring. The old skinny Prince was never boring to fight with. Even the Nolan North Prince had a new dynamic by fighting with Elika.

Nothing dynamic here. Just a WWE wrestler swinging a sword around.

The puzzles are pretty decent fair. The story is generic, unsurprising fluff. The enemy variety is nonexistent. The game using the lame ploy of instead of making the grunt enemy stronger as you go along, it just puts more and more of them on the field at once.

That's weak Ubisoft. Weak.

The best thing about the game is the music and Yuri Lowenthal's voice acting. However, that voice doesn't sound at all right coming out of buff!Prince's body.

The final boss fight is somewhat creative at certain parts, I'll admit, but just barely. And the end doesn't happen naturally it just...happens.

I'm just sickened by the whole game overall. Sickened. Glad I rented it.

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GF Rating
10

Perfect

Great Game!

posted by Rko619 (HOUSTON, TX) May 31, 2010

Member since Apr 2004

3 out of 6 gamers (50%) found this review helpful

This game was a really fun one to play with a catchy storyline. The gameplay is fast paced, adrenaline fueled action. I found it to be not too challenging, but still tough at some points. I thought all in all this game deserves between a 9 or 10 out of 10 rating. Great Game! I strongl recommend it.

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GF Rating
6

Above Average

PRINCE OF PERSIA

posted by Nicenfly (DEL RIO, TX) Jun 1, 2010

Member since Jun 2010

2 out of 4 gamers (50%) found this review helpful

I believe that this game is at least a 6 i mean it was alright but to me it was a little slow past P.O.P games were faster i just couldnt get in to it and also there is a part when i died and the same time when it was saving a check point and it started me waaaayyyyy back into the game to a room where i couldnt get out of i tried everything to get back where i was at but i had to start all over and i just couldnt take it anymore i had no choice but to turn it off and send it back and no that is not why im talking smack about this game but its just add more reason to why i didnt like it! One thing i did like was the story thats why i played it to see what was going on next.

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