It’s in with the old, out with the new for the developers of The Forgotten Sands. Casting aside the cel-shaded, “new age” prince from 2008’s Prince of Persia, Ubisoft returns to familiar ground for the movie tie-in to The Sands of Time, itself inspired by the 2003 game of the same name.

The first thing you’ll notice is that the game’s animation and overall look isn’t as fluid or as vibrant as the 2008 game. Considering the original Prince of Persia trilogy was one of the best-looking franchises on PlayStation 2 and Xbox, this is a disappointment. The disenchantment spills over to the early stages of the game, where the action feels repetitive.

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