Prince of Persia [Model RHCD-1002]
A 27-year-old NEC PC-Engine CD Game by Riverhill Soft.
Emulated in MAME !
Information for the following ROM(s): ppersiaj
Prince of Persia © 1991 Riverhill Software
Prince Of Persia is the PC Engine conversion of the famous title which first appeared for PC Computers back in 1989, created by Jordan Mechner and released by Broderbund. The game takes place in the ancient Persia and the player takes control of a prince who has been jailed in the deepest dungeon of the castle by the evil Vizir Jaffar. And your journey is short, you have only one hour to escape, reach the top of the castle and defeat him. Fail to do so, and the princess will be his bride. Prince Of Persia is famous for its outstanding character animation and controls. The prince can jump, grab the edge of a wall with his bare hands and get to the top. He will however start with no weapon and your first task will be to find the cimeter sword. Potions are also spreaded around the game, some of them give you some life back, some give you the ability to float, some allow you to do high jumps, but some others can kill you instantly. The game counts numerous traps, from spikes, pitfalls, gates and the evil slicing traps.
Released on November 08, 1991 in Japan for 6800 Yen.
Game's description by Laurent Kermel; http://www.videogameden.com