No one can keep the Prince of Persia down. The franchise has been around for over two decades, and the original entry was one of gaming's most influential releases. Now the Prince is back on Android in Prince of Persia: The Shadow and the Flame, and this title picks up right where Prince of Persia Classic left off.
This is a full-blown 2.5D platformer with fourteen fully-rendered levels set around five different environments. Like any Prince of Persia game worth its salt, the Shadow and the Flame introduces a new combat system that guides our nimble hero as he faces off with multiple enemies at once. He learns new combos over time and acquires more powerful weapons. Players can choose to play the entire game using gesture-based controls or settling for a virtual joystick.
Considering this is a title popular enough to sell on the weight of its brand alone, it's nice to see Ubisoft take the time to give the Prince an adventure more substantive than another endless runner or Infinity Blade clone. If you just can't get enough of running through the scorching sands of Iran, then this experience can be yours for just $2.99 below.