|Prince of Persia: Sands of Time|
Developed and Published by Ubisoft, the Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time was released in November 2003. It's the 4th game in the Prince of Persia series and the first game of the highly successful trilogy released on the Xbox, Playstation 2, Gamecube and the PC. The game was praised for it's stunning graphics and scenery, unique combat and detailed plot.
In the land of ancient India, you assume the role of a Persian Prince. His father, a powerful sultan, as been provoked into attacking the Indian kingdom in exchange for riches, all promised by a sly and shady Vizier. During the attack on the kingdom, Prince sets out to obtain a souvenir from his battle, and in the process, finds the Dagger of Time. Assuming that this is only a valuable dagger, he continues to Azad with his father's army. Upon reaching Azad, he is fooled by the Vizier to open The Hourglass of Time with the dagger. Everyone, except Prince, the Vizier, and the Indian princess, Farah, are consumed by the sands and transformed into otherworldly beings. You mission in the game is to save the world by returning the Dagger of Time to The Hourglass of Time, in order to reverse the latter occurrences.