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PoP: The Forgotten Sands to include PoP Classic exclusively on Wii

Wednesday, 24th February 2010 18:15 GMT By Stephany Nunneley

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Nintendo has announced that Prince of Persia: The Forgotten Sands will include the 1992 classic Prince of Persia game exclusively on Wii.

Scheduled for May 18 and 20 in the US and Europe respectively, Wii’s the only console version that includes the classic game, according to an announcement at Nintendo’s Media Summit today.

Details on the Wii version of Forgotten Sands were revealed last week.

Game’s looking very prince-like, has co-op, and fills in the seven-year gap between The Sands of Time and the Warrior Within.

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10 Comments

  1. LewieP

    Huzzah, I was right:
    http://www.vg247.com/2010/02/16/prince-of-persia-the-forgotten-sands-dated-gets-wii-pics/

    #1 5 years ago
  2. Alakratt

    Hmmm, so Nintendo is getting into the exclusive content wagon now. Only one word comes to mind: DESPERATION.

    #2 5 years ago
  3. Gekidami

    They need to sweeten the deal really; Its out on all systems, pretty much everyone is going to take it on PS3/360 (probably even PC) over the Wii version anyday.

    #3 5 years ago
  4. Bulk Slash

    It’s probably just the Gamecube version, possibly with some “New Play Control” thrown in for good measure. It would probably be too much work to port the game for the other systems (although a PC version wouldn’t be too much hassle since the original still works aside from some joypad issues).

    #4 5 years ago
  5. Hunam

    It’s the original one, not Sands of Time…

    #5 5 years ago
  6. Blerk

    Sands of Time included a port of the original though, if you remember. Of course, it was a completely hideous and almost unplayable port of the original, but you can’t have everything, I suppose.

    Hopefully for the Wii fans this’ll be a port of the XBLA/PSN “Prince of Persia Classic” rather than that ‘orrible wonky one rehashed.

    #6 5 years ago
  7. Blerk

    Ah! According to 1Up it’s the SNES version of Price of Persia that’s being included. That’s pretty good.

    #7 5 years ago
  8. Gekidami

    Wasnt that one unbeatable?

    #8 5 years ago
  9. Gheritt White

    Hopefully the HD versions will carry an updated version of The Shadow & The Flame, which is the best PoP game so far, IMHO.

    #9 5 years ago
  10. Gekidami

    It could come with that downloadable remake that was released some time ago.

    #10 5 years ago

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