The New Prince Of Persia Game Is Mobile Only [TRAILER]

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A few days ago we brought you the news that the Prince of Persia Facebook page was teasing a new game. Well, now it seems like we know the identity of the mystery game, and a few of you guys won’t be happy – it will be a mobile title.

Of course it is possible that work on a new console title in the series is also being worked on and will be announced soon, but for now Ubisoft is bringing us the news that Prince of Persia: The Shadow and the Flame is heading to both your iOS and Android device very soon – July 25th in fact, for a bargain price of $2.99/£1.99.

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Prince of Persia: The Shadow and the Flame isn’t so much a reboot as a re-imagining. The game itself is actually based on the SNES conversion of the PC original, so it is kind of remake of a remake. This being a modern mobile game, support for both virtual joystick and gesture based controls are promised, as well as achievements and leaderboards. A new combo-based sword fighting system will also be used, in addition to tons of new weapons and some genuinely gorgeous graphics.

It is a little sad that it seems a fully fledged console or gaming handheld reboot of the series is a long way off, but for people who enjoy gaming on their iPad, iPhone or Android device there certainly seems to be a bit of a gaming renaissance going on at the moment, with titles like Deus Ex: The Fall and XCOM redefining what mobile gaming looks like. Check out the trailer below and let us know if you are excited for this title.

Mark Coupe

Writer at ZoKnowsGaming
I'm a UK based gamer, as well as being more obsessed with video games and Doctor Who that any adult has a right to be. I keep telling myself I will grow up one day, but certainly not if I can help it.

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