Ryse: Son of Rome
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By the time you've seen that ending, though, you'll have unlocked the majority of Marius' upgrades, and there's nothing like enough substance to the gameplay to tempt you to run the campaign on another difficulty setting or to lure you into long-term engagement with the two-player arena mode. There's no brains, no muscle, no fibre beneath Ryse's extravagantly engineered good looks - this game rings loud but hollow. Crytek likes to contrast Marius' moral strength with the vanity and cruelty of Nero and his made-up sons, but Ryse feels like a product of their dying empire. It's just empty decadence.
Ryse: Son of Rome Early Prototype Shows Very Different Game
An early prototype of Ryse: Son of Rome showcases a very different game, with only inklings of what it would become available as part of the purchased devkit it came on.
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Unearthed Ryse: Son of Rome prototype reveals first-person melee combat
The Xbox One launch title was originally an Xbox 360 game.
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Someone bought a devkit and found an early build of Ryse
Crytek’s last major game began as a far different thing
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