I'd play the first and the third game before, and the movie which is coming out soon to cinema worldwide. So if you're a fan of Prince of Persia (PoP), then you'll definitely cannot miss the sequel coming to all major platform.
Not really like the first one, as it involves many climbs and 3D viewing to start from which point to another point. Kinda bored me. Third was ok (couldn't finish up though where you can become the darkside of the prince). So what's new for this new series?
The story continues after the adventure in Azad. Prince found out that his brother's kingdom has been destroyed. Malik, Prince's brother forced to summon Army Sand to save the kingdom although he knows that catastrophe will come soon..
This time not only object that you can freeze using the dagger, now you can freeze the water element from the environment as well. Well not much explanation here. Do check it out yourself for Xbox360, PS3, Wii, NDS, PSP and PC. For the second and third series too.