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Prince of Persia and Splinter Cell getting HD makeovers

Add two more franchises to the list of titles that are going to be getting extreme makeovers before being re-released on the PS3. Today Ubisoft announced that both The Prince of Persia and Splinter Cell will be getting beutified and re-released on one disc, with HD graphics and 3D compatibility.

The Prince of Persia offering will include the games Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time, Prince of Persia: Warrior Within, and Prince of Persia: The Two Thrones. The Splinter Cell Collection will include the original Splinter Cell, Splinter Cell: Pandora Tomorrow, and Splinter Cell: Chaos Theory. All six titles were originally released on the last generation of consoles.

The remastered games join the growing list of last-gen titles that are up for a new life on the PS3. The God of War Collection opened the door, and the Sly Collection followed soon after. Many developers are now jumping on the bandwagon, and several titles from days past will soon be re-released on the PS3 with HD graphics, and most will support 3D. Expect Team Ico’s Ico and Shadow of the Colossus, Tomb Raider, and possibly the Metal Gear Solid series to all receive the makeover.

Each offering will include the full trilogy of games on a single disc, and each collection will run you $39.99 when they are released for the PS3 on March 22, 2011.