First there was a Prince. Then there was a pit of spikes. And the rest is pretty much history. Speaking of history, it's time you boned up on your electronic lore and headed back to the cradle of video game civilization in Prince of Persia Retro. It's today's Free App of the Day! So grab a free ticket to head back to where it all started -- Persia.

Before you know it, you will be taking on the evil Vizier that wants to get hitched to the Sultan’s daughter. This guy really knows how to show his love too. If she doesn't marry him in 60 minutes, that's it for her!

So as the Prince of Persia, you know what you have to do. Jump and fight your way to the top of the palace, avoiding traps and guards while keeping your wits about you. You will need them to take up your scimitar and do battle! But you better act fast, because you only have 60 minutes to save her.

So what are you waiting for? It's time to enjoy one of the most celebrated and influential video games of all time. Get Prince of Persia Retro for your iPhoneiPad for free before the price goes back up!