Prince of Persia: The Forgotten Sands Sarcophagus guide

Everything you need to find and crack open all 21 hidden, glowing coffins

With the release of Prince of Persia: The Forgotten Sands, the much-loved Prince from the epic Sands of Time trilogy has finally returned for a current-gen sequel that's faster and slicker (and maybe a little more soulless) than his previous adventures. Unsurprisingly, that also means that - like nearly every current-gen game worth a damn - the new Prince of Persia is crammed with its own hidden whatsits that you need to ferret out. In this case, they're 21 glowing Sarcophagi that need to be smashed open with a power attack.

What do you get if you track them all down? Well, a whole mess of experience points, for one, which can then unlock new abilities for the Prince to use. Perhaps more importantly, you'll earn the "Got Walkthrough?" Achievement/Trophy, worth either 50 Gamerpoints ora Gold Trophy. You also can't backtrack (without starting a new game) if you miss any, so we recommend you keep this guide handy while you play.

And if you're still on the fence about whether the game is even worth your money, may we recommend ourSuper Review?


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