Platforming sections have lots of thrilling moments.
New abilities spice up the standard jumping action.
Clever puzzles require careful thought to complete.
The prince's narration adds personality to the story.
Platforming sections are fun with couple of new tricks thrown in that are challenging and exciting.
Puzzle solving aspect is well done and keeps the game interesting.
Combat is shallow and way too easy.
Camera restrictions makes certain sections difficult to navigate.
Early portions are too familiar.
Copy protection scheme requires constant Internet access.
Doesn't deviate too much from the original Prince of Persia formula.
Combat is shallow with excessive button-mashing.
Camera can be frustrating at times.
Graphics aren't quite impressive.
Certain technical issues with one particular game stopping.
By GameSpot on July 21, 2010
The prince's high-flying adventure is marred by camera issues and weak combat, but the excellent platforming is still loads of...75
By Game Observer on July 21, 2010
The Forgotten Sands is, as noted, an absolutely unnecessary addition to the franchise in the literal sense, as it contributes almost nothing to the story vault of the series. The migration to HD was also a choice the reason for which can be hard to...83
By Gadget Guy Australia on July 02, 2010
The new Prince of Persia game is a return to the core gameplay of Sands of the Time, which is most certainly a very good thing; although there's not much in the way of innovation to freshen the offering. In your quest to save the kingdom or...70
By New Game Network on June 19, 2010
Prince of Persia: The Forgotten Sands is a return to the old style platforming seen in Sands of Time. Using a tried and tested combination of combat, platforming, and the odd puzzle it does do a pretty good job bringing players back. Sword combat is...80
By 1UP on June 12, 2010
Prince of Persia's had somewhat of an identity problem this past decade. If you count Prince of Persia 3D, The Sands of Time, and 2008's Prince of Persia, The Forgotten Sands marks the fourth time Jordan Mechner's classic puzzle-platformer...81
By Geek.com on June 09, 2010
The new Prince of Persia is a 3D platformer on autopilot mode. You run, jump, and swing around a castle, occassionally stopping to kill sand skeletons, all while trying to get some place (usually to where ever your brother is) without any particular...-
By IGN Gear on June 09, 2010
Forgotten Sands is much better than the 2008 Prince of Persia, but still not as great as Sands of Time – the game it so obviously seeks to recapture the spirit of. The story and visuals are unimpressive, but the combat and platforming are good...80
By TechTree on June 05, 2010
The original Prince of Persia games were a hit due to their exciting platforming sections and puzzle solving aspect. Although the Prince was often seen performing superhuman tasks that were beyond the capabilities of a mere mortal, such as running...60
By AsiaOne on May 26, 2010
Forgotten Sands is a thoroughly enjoyable game that challenges both brain and...80
By Good Gear Guide on May 19, 2010
A stellar return to form for one of the biggest names in action/adventure gaming, Prince of Persia: The Forgotten Sands serves as the best series instalment since 2003’s The Sands of Time....90