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Ryse: Son of Rome is coming to Steam in October

Ryse: Son of Rome is coming to the PC on October 10th for $40. I'll arrive bundled in with all the DLC included so far and a full soundtrack (for pre-orders), as well as 4K resolution support. In case you missed our coverage during the laun...   read

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Ryse on PC

Ryse: Son of Rome on PC shows tons of detail, runs at 4K

This fall, Xbox One launch game Ryse: Son of Rome comes to the PC with some significant visual upgrades. This morning at gamescom, we met with Crytek's Brian Chambers, senior producer on Ryse, to check out the PC build for the first time. I...   read


Ryse comes to PC with 4K resolution upgrade

Ryse: Son of Rome makes its way to PC this fall. Crytek worked in 4K resolution support so this already great-looking Xbox One game is now going to burn images into your retina on the PC.  Crytek will handle digital distribution while ...   read

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Ryse DLC

Ryse: Son of Rome adds new levels via DLC

Ryse: Son of Rome is still chugging apparently, with new DLC in the form of arenas and modes. For $7.99 (or as part of the Season Pass) you'll nab three new Gladiator arenas (aka the best part of the game), new survival mode stages, an...   read

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Challenge editor for Ryse has been scrapped

Remember that challenge editor that was supposed to be added to Ryse: Son of Rome after launch? Well it's been scrapped. Microsoft spoke with Polygon, stating that "after careful consideration, we have decided to cease development on ...   read

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Xbox One

That Ryse Xbox One discount is the first deals 'test'

Yesterday, we reported that Ryse was getting some DLC, and a hefty discount down to $40. Xbox studio manager Mike Ybarra has revealed that this $40 deal is a result of a "sales test." Ybarra goes on to explain, "That’s ...   read

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Ryse DLC

Ryse DLC adds new mode and maps, game going on sale

On February 28, Ryse is getting DLC. It'll run (DMC) you $9, unless you have the Ryse season pass. No one has the Ryse season pass, right? Leading up to the release, the Games on Demand Ryse will go on sale from February 18 to 24 for $40. T...   read

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Review: Ryse: Son of Rome

Crytek has quite the reputation for crafting some of the most visually advanced games on the market. The Crysis games have been a consistent benchmark for PC fans, and even if you don't enjoy their work, it's always interesting to see how m...   read

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Fight for the survival of Rome in Ryse later this week

There's no argument that Ryse: Son of Rome is pretty, and more evidence of that has been made available through the launch trailer released today. Visually, it's downright gorgeous, but doesn't look like it's particularly fun. Based o...   read

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Ryse challenge editor

Ryse: Son of Rome will add challenge editor after launch

A challenge editor will be released for Ryse: Son of Rome sometime after launch says Michael Smart, the associate producer for Ryse. He talked about it with Digital Spy, saying that you'll be able to create your own multiplayer playlis...   read

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Ryse full preview

Ryse: Son of Rome: A time of great unrest

People keep asking me about Ryse: Son of Rome. I think everyone has questions because we've heard so many conflicting things about the Xbox One launch title since its announcement. Is it a string of quick time events? How does it use Kinect...   read

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Ryse: Son of Rome will have a Season Pass

Microsoft has announced today that the upcoming Xbox One launch title Ryse: Son of Rome will have a Season Pass. It's $20, and it'll net you all four expansions. The content in said expansions is said to include new equipment, a new mode, s...   read

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Ryse trailer promises as much blood as you can handle

You know what next-generation console launch title hasn't been delayed? Ryse: Son of Rome. That one's truckin' right along as expected. Microsoft released a new story trailer today in case you need some context for your contextual button p...   read

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Ryse wants you to name one of its QTE finishers

Crytek wants you to name one of the QTE finishers for Xbox One exclusive Ryse. My theory is that the team ran out of manpower to name them all itself because the game is basically a giant quick time event.  Follow GameStop on Twitter ...   read

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Ryse: Son of Rome

Crytek upped Ryse's AI difficulty to offset QTEs

Ryse hasn't exactly been perceived as the Xbox One's darling as Microsoft had hoped, and Crytek seems aware of the criticisms. After the game's less than warm reception at E3, the developers took steps to alter the most common source o...   read


Ryse will have multiplayer microtransactions

[Update: Microsoft has released a statement addressing exactly how microtransactions will work in Ryse. “The progression system in ‘Ryse: Son of Rome’s’ cooperative multiplayer experience offers players the freedom t...   read

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Ryse comic

Ryse gets comic that is about as interactive as the game

Ryse, the Xbox One exclusive quick-time-event from Crytek (Crysis), has received a digital comic, Ryse: Sword of Damocles. You can read and vaguely interact with the first of three issues here. In it, Damocles is betrayed and killed in batt...   read

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Crytek made Ryse so you can just mash buttons if you want

Ryse: Son of Rome is already on thin ice with a lot of people. Between the incessant quick-time events and the bland-looking gameplay, there doesn't seem to be a lot of excitement for this title. Some information recently came out abo...   read

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Ryse Preview

Ryse: Son of Rome looks to be sinking

Microsoft likes Ryse: Son of Rome enough to put it in Monday's press conference. If my hands-on time was any indication of the final product, there's no reason to be so keen on it. Despite having only five minutes with the game, it did...   read

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Ryse: Son of Rome, father of quick-time-events

One of the all-new IP revealed at Microsoft's Xbox One E3 press conference was Ryse: Son of Rome. As if the name couldn't clue you in, Crytek's on the case. It's a third-person action game in which you command Roman troops and shout a lot....   read



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