Parents' Guide to

Prince of Persia: The Fallen King

By Marc Saltzman, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 8+

An average action game with attractive graphics.

Game Nintendo DS 2008
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While not perfect, or as good as its console and PC counterparts, this attractive and accessible hack n' slash cartoon game is a decent digital diversion to lose yourself for a few minutes or hours at a time. Magical effects as the Magus look impressively powerful and compliment the prince's melee moves. The indoor and outdoor locations, such as dark caves and sprawling cities, are varied and great-looking but sometimes suffer from slow frame rates when a lot of action is seen at the same time. These levels also feature many environmental puzzles which need to be solved in order to forge ahead with your noble goal.

Prince of Persia: The Fallen King is a decent side-scrolling action game that's easy on the eyes and fun to control for the most part, but it won't go down as one of the best of 2008. This good – but not great – adventure should, however, satiate fans of the series.

Game Details

  • Platform: Nintendo DS
  • Available online?: Not available online
  • Publisher: UbiSoft
  • Release date: December 9, 2008
  • Genre: Action/Adventure
  • ESRB rating: E for Mild Fantasy Violence
  • Last updated: November 4, 2015

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