Ryse: Son of Rome

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Ryse: Son of Rome
Basic Information
Type(s)
Video Game
Crytek
Microsoft Studios, Crytek
Action, Adventure, Hack-and-slash
Xbox One and Microsoft Windows
Retail Features
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Ratings
This title has been rated M by the ESRBThis title has been rated 18 by PEGIThis title has been rated 18 by the USKThis title has been classified R18 by the OFLC
Content Descriptor(s)
PEGI
OnlineViolence
Technical Information
CryENGINE
United Nations International Release Date(s)
Xbox One
November 222013
Microsoft Windows
October 102014
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Ryse: Son of Rome (previously known as Codename Kingdoms and Ryse) is an action-adventue developed by Crytek for the Xbox One

Gameplay[edit | edit source]

The gameplay is based on the control of a Roman general named Marius Titus. Players work with Roman infantry by giving commands to them as well asquick time event controlled finishing moves during combat on the easiest difficulty. Beyond this, gameplay consists of using strong block moves to break enemy combos and execution kills. While the historical component is highly inaccurate, it takes place in an alternate timeline and the developers claim to have drawn much of the inspiration for the game's combat and tactics from "...the innumerable Roman campaigns that led to the modern concept of total war. The story follows Marius' life from early childhood to becoming a leader in the Roman Army. The story is described as "an epic tale of revenge spanning an entire lifetime". Fifteen hero level characters were given full motion capture with the same detail as Marius. Players control Marius using the controller, while simultaneously controlling his legion through Kinect voice commands.