51w ago - Assistant Producer Heather D'Evelyn has announced that Karateka is pummeling onto PSN today, and is from Prince of Persia Creator Jordan Mechner.
Below are the details, to quote: I'm proud to announce the PlayStation Network release of Jordan Mechner's classic martial arts sidescroller, Karateka! Thirty years later, the 8-bit karate classic returns with all-new graphics and a unique rhythm-based gameplay.
As a college freshman in 1982, Jordan Mechner started work on the original Karateka with nothing more than an Apple II computer and a burning desire to become a published game author. Now, 30 years later, Mechner is back for more karate action, teaming up with Liquid Entertainment for a modern remake of Karateka with beautiful animation and innovative gameplay.
What's changed in the last 30 years of gaming? In the original game, you beat up a series of thugs to rescue the princess Mariko from the evil warlord Akuma. If you're defeated, that's it-game over. Alas, modern gamers aren't used to the cruel realism of the one-life scenario, so we introduce three different suitors, all attempting to rescue the princess.
If you die as the first one (the "True Love"), you continue as the second, then the third, allowing you to have more than one chance while maintaining...
115w ago - Today NEO117 has made available a standalone Prince of Persia PS3 PKG and homebrew files to run the 1989 game on PlayStation 3 Custom Firmware without the use of an SNES emulator along with Street Rod and Street Rod 2 and more updates below.
155w ago - Community Manager Patrick Brod has announced that Prince of Persia: The Two Thrones is available beginning today exclusively on PSN.
To quote: The third and final chapter in the Sands of Time trilogy is now available for your downloading pleasure on the PlayStation Network! Prince of Persia: The Two Thrones is back, this time in glorious HD (and 3D for those lucky enough to own a fancy new TV).
Play and master two distinct characters, the Prince and the Dark Prince: Wield the powers and weapons of two master warriors with different combat styles, attitudes, and histories.
The expanded Free-Form Fighting system lets you choose the way you kill: Strangle enemies from afar, use a new stealth art to inflict surprise decapitations and much more. As always with Prince of Persia, epic action combat, agility and story-driven puzzles are blended together for a rich gaming experience.
While I'm sure EVERYONE will miss the raging tunes of the one and only Godsmack from Warrior Within, you'll be pleased to know that the original Prince makes his triumphant return. Yes, the soothing voice of Mr. Yuri Lowenthal is back and smoother than ever.
156w ago - Community Manager Patrick Brod has revealed that Prince of Persia Warrior Within PS3 HD is available beginning today on PSN.
To quote: The second chapter of the epic Prince of Persia: Sands of Time trilogy is now available for your downloading and playing pleasure in full HD on the PlayStation Network for $14.99.
In the combat-focused Warrior Within, you'll fight an entire island of brutal and unrelenting creatures in stunning HD and stereoscopic 3D (for those lucky enough to own a 3D TV).
Wield two weapons at once, manipulate the environments and control your enemies with the Sands of Time AND rock out to some Godsmack while you hunt the mighty Dahaka! Long flowing jet-black hair + man-scara + M-Rating + Godsmack = Best. Week. Ever.
Prince of Persia: The Warrior Within HD and Prince of Persia Sands of Time HD are available for download on the PlayStation Store for $14.99.
160w ago - Community Manager Patrick Brod has announced today that The Prince of Persia is back in HD and 3D, and exclusively on Sony's PSN.
To quote: The Prince of Persia Trilogy will be available for download exclusively on the PlayStation Network, giving you the opportunity to re-live the critically-acclaimed developed by Ubisoft's Montreal studios.
These PS2 classics have been upgraded with HD graphics and are ready for 3D-enabled televisions for the first time ever!
Do you remember fighting the Vizier? Chasing the Dagger of Time? Trying to save Farah? Well, that was 7 years ago... This huge PS2 hit is prettier than ever on your PS3 in 720p, and for the lucky owners of a 3DTV, added 3D effects to immerse you more than ever in this awesome Arabian Nights tale from Jordan Mechner and Ubisoft Montreal.
Getting this game on PSN is simpler than reversing time, right? So don't wait, jump, wall run, solve puzzles and rewind time today on PSN with Prince of Persia The Sands of Time.
Prince of Persia Warrior Within and Prince of Persia The Two Thrones, the 2 other chapters of this epic tale, will be available in December.