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Prince of Persia (Mega-CD)

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Prince of Persia
System(s): Sega Mega-CD
Publisher:
Developer:
Original system(s): Apple II
Developer(s) of original games: Brøderbund Software
Genre: Action































Number of players: 1
Release Date RRP Code
Sega Mega-CD
JP
¥7,800 T-60014
Sega Mega-CD
US
$? 4652
Sega Mega-CD
UK
£? 4652
Sega Mega-CD
FR
?F 4652
Sega Mega-CD
DE
DM 99,-More...[4] 4652
Sega Mega-CD
ES
?Ptas 4652
Sega Mega-CD
BR
R$? 061000



Prince of Persia (プリンス・オブ・ペルシャ) is a platform game created by Jordan Mechner for the Apple II computer. It has been ported to many of platforms over the years, including the Sega Mega Drive, Sega Mega-CD, Sega Master System and Sega Game Gear. Diferrent to other versions that were released to other Sega consoles, this one features animated cutscenes with voice acting and can save the progress.

Story

The Grand Vizier Jaffar has thrown you into a dungeon and is forcing the princess of Persia to marry him within the hour. You must escape the dungeon, defeat Jaffar and rescue the princess to become the prince of Persia.

History

Legacy

The game was revolutionary at the time due to the quality of the animation, and is now considered a classic among gamers. It has also inspired several sequels, starting with Prince of Persia 2: The Shadow and the Flame, and a feature length movie.

Magazine articles

Main article: Prince of Persia (Mega-CD)/Magazine articles.

Promotional material

Supergame BR 28.pdfSupergame BR 28.pdf

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Mega-CD print advert in Supergame (BR) #28: "Novembro 1993" (1993-11-xx)

BeepMD JP 1992-05.pdf

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Print advert in Beep! MegaDrive (JP) #1992-05: "May 1992" (1992-04-08)

BeepMD JP 1992-07.pdf

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Print advert in Beep! MegaDrive (JP) #1992-07: "July 1992" (1992-06-08)

BeepMD JP 1992-10.pdf

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Print advert in Beep! MegaDrive (JP) #1992-10: "October 1992" (1992-09-08)

BeepMD JP 1992-11.pdf

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Print advert in Beep! MegaDrive (JP) #1992-11: "November 1992" (1992-10-08)

Physical scans

Sega Retro Average 
Publication Score Source
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94 №13, p64-65
72 More...Media:MeanMachinesEssentialSegaGuide Book UK.pdf[8]
53 №193, [1]
79 №17, p101
50 №1992-09, p40
78 More...[9]
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41 More...[11]
87 №4, p22-23
86 More...[12]
90 More...[13]
72 More...[14]
80 More...[15]
68 №44, p36-37
82 №13, p60-61
65 №18, p74
69 More...[16]
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88 More...[18]
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Sega Mega-CD
73
Based on
22 reviews

Mega-CD, US
PoP MCD US Box Back.jpgPoP MCD US Box Front.jpg
Cover
Princeofpersia mcd us disc.jpg
Disc
Princeofpersia mcd us manual.pdf
Manual
Mega-CD, EU
PoP MCD EU Box Back.jpgPoP MCD EU Box Front.jpg
Cover
PoP MCD EU Disc.jpg
Disc
Mega-CD, JP
PoP MCD JP Box Back.jpgPoP MCD JP Box Front.jpg
Cover
PrinceofPersia MCD JP Spinecard.JPG
Spinecard
PoP MCD JP Disc.jpg
Disc
Mega-CD, BR
PoP MCD BR Box Back.jpgNospine.pngPoP MCD BR Box Front.jpg
Cover

Technical information

ROM dump status

System Hash Size Build Date Source Comments
Sega Mega-CD
 ?
CRC32
MD5
SHA-1
345,852,192 CD (EU) 4652
Sega Mega-CD
CRC32
MD5
SHA-1
348,084,240 CD (JP) T-60014
Sega Mega-CD
CRC32
MD5
SHA-1
346,200,288 CD (US) 4652

References