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In this November 22 Retro Ad Replay, we’re traveling eight years back in time to when Ryse: Son of Rome first launched on Xbox One. It’s November 22, 2013. Developed by Crytek and published by Microsoft Studios, Ryse: Son of Rome is the launch title for Xbox One. It showcases the impressive graphical power of the next generation console with lifelike visuals.
GameRevolution awarded Ryse: Son of Rome a score of 6/10 in our review. online multiplayer”.
Rome is on fire. When the Roman Centurions did what they did best — killing enemies in nasty, nasty ways with the sword happyius — Emperor Nero crouched in his cellar with General Marius Titus as he hoped the man big, muscular will save himself from impending doom. Incorrect. You see, Marius has a story to tell Nero, and he will tell it even when his men are outside the Forum fighting a very bloody battle. I’ve always heard that Nero was naughty while Rome burned; In this game, he feels bored to death instead.
RYSE is an absolutely beautiful game, but all the beauty in this world can’t make up for the repetitive gameplay that will most likely make it difficult for the casual gamer, even the hack-and-players. -slash. The game is really a guilty pleasure for me, but I know I’m a bit rare. The realistic depictions of Roman combat pleased me, and I enjoyed finding the right combinations to hit the surrounding British into execution mode. That said, I’m pretty much ready for the campaign to come to an end when it’s over, which doesn’t make a lot of sense for an Xbox One launch title that is supposed to hold a lot of promise.
Watch Ryse: Son of Rome’s official E3 gameplay demo:
https://www.gamerevolution.com/features/697983-ryse-son-of-rome-release-date-8th-anniversary Ryse: Son of Rome Release Date 8th Anniversary