Instructions: Use the ARROW KEYS to move. Press SHIFT to grab ledges and pick up items. Press SHIFT and use the ARROW KEYS to walk. Use the SPACE BAR to do a "Standing Forward Jump." In combat press the UP ARROW to parry incoming attacks, and press the DOWN ARROW to put your sword away.
Prince of Persia is an action-adventure video game franchise that was created by Jordan Mechner. Through the various titles, the series has been developed and published by many different companies: the first two games in the series, Prince of Persia (1989 video game) and Prince of Persia 2: The Shadow and the Flame (1994), were developed by Brøderbund; in recent years Ubisoft have been the developing the games, with start in Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time (2003). Although originally primarily comprising side-scrolling platform video games, the franchise has evolved to three-dimensional action-adventure games, and even spawning a film.