Prince of Persia announcement teased by Ubisoft engineer

An engineer at Ubisoft Reflections teased an image hinting at an impending Prince of Persia announcement, but the tweet (and his entire account) were quickly removed.

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Another Prince of Persia game may be on the way. A Ubisoft engineer teased an image pointing to an impending announcement for the next iteration of the long-dormant franchise. But given the speed with which the image (and his entire account) disappeared, it seems likely he jumped the gun.

GameSpot caught Ubisoft Reflections engineer Drew James' tweet, which featured an image showing the various iterations of the Prince. It also showed a question mark and asked, "What's next for Prince of Persia?" That's a good question! And one that James probably knows the answer to. James' Twitter account is now gone entirely, but of course the Internet never forgets.

Reflections' last game was Driver: San Francisco. The last Prince of Persia game came in 2008. Last year, CEO Yannis Mallat said that the series was "paused" and "needs time to breathe and grow." But he claimed that it's an important part of the Ubisoft line-up, and promised it would make a return when it's ready.

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    April 23, 2014 10:00 AM

    Steve Watts posted a new article, Prince of Persia announcement teased by Ubisoft engineer.

    An engineer at Ubisoft Reflections teased an image hinting at an impending Prince of Persia announcement, but the tweet (and his entire account) were quickly removed.

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      April 23, 2014 10:01 AM

      Prince of Pirates. Do it.

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      April 23, 2014 10:22 AM

      The last Prince of Persia game came in 2008 2010. I guess they really are the Forgotten Sands. lol

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        April 23, 2014 12:59 PM

        Was thinking the same thing. I liked Forgotten Sands more than the 2008 POP, too.

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          April 23, 2014 1:31 PM

          That 2008 version gets a ton of flack, but in all honesty I enjoyed it enough to play it through on 2 different platforms. The combat was not great and the platforming a cakewalk, but it was still really fun. It's like a game you can meditate to or something, lol. The art direction and music were great. And Elena is one of my favourite game companions ever. I guess I'm broken?

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            April 23, 2014 1:33 PM

            It was a fairly forgettable game. I enjoyed my time with it too, but it wasn't anything special outside of the reasons you mentioned (art direction and music).

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          April 23, 2014 1:37 PM

          Same. Still liked the 2008 one

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      April 23, 2014 10:56 AM

      I would love a modern adaptation set in Tehran that plays like a Third Person Mirror's Edge.

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      April 23, 2014 11:11 AM

      Wait, no 30-second video for the teaser pic?

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      April 23, 2014 11:11 AM

      the asscreed series was supposed to be a new prince game but they decided that they did need a new intellectual property, i'm going on a limb and say its asscreed in persia. the series went sands of time was the last truly great prince game so if they are willing to blow the same kind of money up the dev teams ass as for other creed games this could be half decent.

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      April 23, 2014 5:53 PM

      What's next for Prince of Persia? Fixed the pic -> http://imgur.com/QcTSPNp

      I guess we have our answer...

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      April 23, 2014 6:41 PM

      Prince of Persia Go, for the iPhone. You get one free shot at rescuing the princess every day, but if you fail to make it in 60 minutes or you die once you have to wait 24 hours or pay $.99 to play again.