London, UNITED KINGDOM - September 27, 2005 - Today Ubisoft, one of the world's largest videogame publishers, announced a Prince of Persia title in the works for the PSPTM (PlayStation Portable) system. Developed by Pipeworks, the game builds on last year's console success, Prince of Persia Warrior Within, and features original content such as additional puzzles, new maps and redesigned levels. The game is scheduled to ship December 2005.
The Old Man said to the Prince, "Your fate has been written. You will die."
Enter the dark underworld of Prince of Persia PSP (working title). Hunted by the Dahaka, an immortal incarnation of Fate seeking divine retribution, the Prince embarks upon a path of carnage and mystery to defy his preordained death. His journey leads to the infernal core of a cursed island stronghold harboring mankind's greatest fears. Only through grim resolve, bitter defiance and the mastery of deadly new combat arts can the Prince rise to a new level of warriorship - and emerge from this ultimate trial with his life.
- Free-Form Fighting System: The intricate new combat system makes its way to the PSP and allows gamers to wage battles in boundless ways. Manipulate the environment and the enemies themselves to develop your own unique fighting style. Plus, an all-new projectile attack system allows for a variety of combat tactics.
- A violent underworld revealed: Explore and conquer a breeding ground for the most brutal, unrelenting monsters to torment mankind.
- Control the ravages of time: Ravage enemies with the devastating new combative powers of the Sands of Time, and discover astounding variations in fighting gameplay.
- Fight harder, play longer: Hours upon hours of action await you in your fight for survival, including various bonus incentives for those who finish the game.
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