Ubisoft has revealed some new information regarding the Wii version of its upcoming acrobatic/time-manipulation-focused Prince of Persia: The Forgotten Sands, including the (always appreciated) release date for all platforms – May 18.
The Forgotten Sands finds series hero, the Prince, battling for survival in a dangerous and strange place far from his father's kingdom The game is said to take full advantage of the Wii’s performance capabilities, "to deliver a smooth, clear and impressive graphical experience on Wii.” I'm pretty sure Wii owners aren't too concerned with graphics, but I'm sure they won't be complaining when they see the game in action.
A list of some of the other features Ubisoft is touting can be found after the break.
- Classic Gameplay Reinvented: By utilizing the Prince's acrobatic prowess, players will be able to perform unparalleled feats from maneuvering through treacherous traps and combating massive enemies, to solving elaborate puzzles in an effort to survive.
- Create Your Own Path: The Prince will possess supreme mastery over his environment and enemies. By manipulating his power over sand, The Prince will uncover new areas to explore that will only be accessible by wielding his new powers, skills and abilities.
- Impressive Graphics for Wii: Prince of Persia: The Forgotten Sands utilizes advanced technologies to deliver a smooth, clear and impressive graphical experience on Wii. With 15 hours of original storyline as well as alternate paths, secret areas and unlockables, The Forgotten Sands provides players with a significant adventure that rewards exploration and encourages replay ability.
- A Blockbuster Experience: Prince of Persia: The Forgotten Sands will treat players to a variety of unforgettable locales that complement the Wii's unique controls and capabilities. Epic in-game moments aim to have fans on the edge of their seats as the Prince battles with ferocious beasts and colossal bosses.
I’m a big fan of the Prince of Persia games, and I’m super excited about returning to the Sands of Time-era. And I have a feeling you’ll be excited about the new game too after you check out our preview of Forgotten Sands coming this Friday.