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Ryse: Son of Rome (Xbox One)

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Description

The story of Ryse focuses on the story of Marius Titus, as he tells the Emperor Nero of his life, beginning with the murder of his family by barbarian bandits, and his subsequent quest for revenge, whilst serving the Roman Army.

During gameplay, the player takes control of Marius in third person perspective, whilst fighting Barbarians and issuing orders to other Roman soldiers. In keeping with the setting, combat is sword based, focusing on reflex based quick time events (QTE's).

Ryse's multiplayer mode is called Gladiator: Blood-Brothers mode, and is co operative themed, pitting several people up against gladiatorial challenges in the Colosseum. The more progress and XP the players make, they will earn gold, which can be spent on elixirs, weapons and amour for their multiplayer characters. Custom challenges can also be created by players.

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Alternate Titles

  • "Project Kingdoms" -- Working title

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The Press Says

Worth Playing Dec 02, 2013 8.3 out of 10 83
Xbox360Achievements Nov 21, 2013 80 out of 100 80
Softpedia Dec 04, 2013 7 out of 10 70
Gry Onet Dec 23, 2013 7 out of 10 70
HonestGamers Dec 27, 2013 6 out of 10 60
4Players.de Nov 21, 2013 46 out of 100 46
Gameplanet Nov 22, 2013 4.5 out of 10 45
GameSpot Nov 21, 2013 4 out of 10 40
Metro.co.uk Nov 21, 2013 3 out of 10 30
The Video Game Critic Jul 15, 2014 D 25

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havoc of smeg (13029) added Ryse: Son of Rome (Xbox One) on Dec 20, 2013