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Ryse: Son of Rome





Fight as a soldier. Lead as a general. Rise as a legend.

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Fight as a soldier. Lead as a general. Rise as a legend.

“Ryse: Son of Rome” tells the story of Marius Titus, a young Roman soldier who witnesses the murder of his family at the hands of barbarian bandits, then travels with the Roman army to Britannia to seek revenge. Quickly rising through the ranks, Marius must become a leader of men and defender of the Empire on his quest to exact vengeance – a destiny he soon discovers can only be fulfilled much closer to home...

About Ryse: Son of Rome

Journey to the heart of the Roman Empire and experience the brutality of battle like never before as "Ryse: Son of Rome" comes to PC with support for glorious 4K resolution. Continuing Crytek's legacy for groundbreaking games, Ryse pushes PC hardware to its limits whilst drawing players deep into the bloody drama of ancient Rome.

“Ryse: Son of Rome” is an immersive action-adventure story of struggle, brutality and heroism. It follows a fearless Roman soldier named Marius Titus who joins the army to avenge the slaying of his family and emerges as a hero who must fight to save the Roman Empire.

“Ryse: Son of Rome” presents a cinematic re-creation of the Roman Empire, its people, conflicts and landscapes in breathtaking detail and brings the brutality and intensity of Roman warfare to life in visceral detail.

Key Features:

  • The complete Ryse experience

    The PC version of “Ryse: Son of Rome” offers the full experience, bundling the original Xbox One launch hit with all its DLC.

  • Taking full advantage of the PC

    4K gaming is another leap in graphics quality for PC gamers and Ryse is the perfect showcase for what’s now possible in high-end PC games. “Ryse: Son of Rome” leverages the power of Crytek’s CRYENGINE and the latest High-End PC gaming technology to present conflict in the Roman Empire like you’ve never seen it before.

  • Next-generation cinematic immersion

    Marius’ tale of revenge comes to life through new advancements in performance capture, allowing players to interact with believably realistic characters

  • Brutally intense combat

    “Ryse: Son of Rome” delivers a visceral, brutally realistic combat experience with epic-scale battles. Relive the ruthless history of ancient Rome as you engage in raw close-quarters combat against the barbarian hordes.

  • Cooperative gladiatorial combat in the Colosseum

    Colosseum Mode, plunges you into the Arena to fight alongside a friend against an ever-changing array of enemies and challenges, to the roar of thousands of spectators.

  • A dynamic battlefield

    Colosseum Mode includes 26 multiplayer maps, with tile sets ranging from British camps to Roman villas and Egyptian deserts.

  • Forge your own Legend

    You decide your destiny, customizing your gladiator through gold and Valor (XP) with new armor, weapons, shields, and consumables to win the crowd and survive in the arena.

  • Bonus Content

    "Ryse: Son of Rome" for PC will come with all bonus material originally released as downloadable content for the Xbox One version, including:

  • The Colosseum Pack containing two character skins and two Arena maps.

  • The Mars’ Chosen Pack containing one new character skin, four Arena maps, and the new Survival mode.
  • The Duel of Fates Pack containing two character skins, two Arena maps, and one additional Survival map.
  • The Morituri Pack, with three new Arena maps, two Survival maps, and five solo Arena maps.
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Koch Media
Crytek UK
Koch Media
Friday, October 10, 2014
English, French, German, Italian, Russian, Spanish
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Minimum Requirements
  • OS: Windows® Vista 64-bit / Windows® 7 64-bit / Windows® 8 64-bit
  • Processor: Dual core with HyperThreading technology or quad core CPU (4+ logical processors)
  • Memory: 4 GB RAM
  • Graphics: DirectX 11 graphics card with 1 GB video RAM
  • DirectX: Version 11
  • Hard Drive: 26 GB available space
  • Sound Card: DirectX compatible Sound Card with latest drivers
Recommended Requirements
  • OS: Windows® Vista 64-bit / Windows® 7 64-bit / Windows® 8 64-bit
  • Processor: Quad Core or Six Core CPU (6+ logical processors)
  • Memory: 8 GB RAM
  • Graphics: DirectX 11 graphics card with 2 GB video RAM
  • DirectX: Version 11
  • Hard Drive: 26 GB available space
  • Sound Card: DirectX compatible Sound Card with latest drivers

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Reviews for Ryse: Son of Rome

For the empire!

This game is just so pretty! It almost looks better then the movies made about this era! also, the action never stops here! The enemies don't have firearms here, yet somehow, these battles seemed even harder then the modern wars! My only problem with the game, is that it's rather short. I finished in in 4 hours at the first time, and got it down to one and a half. Then again, any game I can play five times is recommended in my book!

fine game

The graphics of this game is definitely awesome and I think no one will doubt with it. With a epic battlefield scene, I believe that most of the people will enjoy the campaign just like watching a epic war movie. The campaign is attractive to play, but the game is not really that good. The execute motion will easily get you bored after you played for an hour. Moreover, the boss in the campaign is not unique enough. You may think"that's it?" after you defeat the boss. It's still a fine game anyway. If there's 75% off or more, I still suggest you to buy it to enjoy the epic scene of the Roman's battlefield.

Just as good as it looks in trailers

First off, the graphics in this game are truly amazing. So many moments where you just say to yourself "wow, look how far games have come". So pretty and lifelike. That said, I had the graphics maxed out and my i5 and 6GB 1060 were able to play a good amount of it at a good smooth framerate, but it did slow down pretty regularly, especially in big battles with really amazing backgrounds. As for the game itself, its a lot of fun. The combat is engaging, fun and varied enough that it never gets stale. I had fun from beginning to end. The story was a good traditional Roman warrior type story, so nothing new, but I liked that. My only complaint was that the game only took me 8 hours to play through it, but I wanted more. Hoping for a sequel.

A fun game, but combat is superficial and gets redundant.

Do you like Rome? Do you love CryEngine? Do you enjoy blood and gore with brutal combat? You'll probably like Ryse, but that's about all it offers. The story is moderately interesting, and the environments are amazing to look at, but like most Crytek games it is only decent. For Honor looks to improve on where Ryse fell, but this is not a bad game. I'd recommend it if the above features appeal to you.

A demo tech

If you expect this to be the definitive hack and slash game you are wrong. If you play without any high expectations you'll find a good game and some hours of fun. The game is incredibly repetitive and focus on a combat system similar to what we found in Arkham series, but way less interesting and fun. QTEs and nothing but taking down the same kind of enemies over and over again. Graphics are incredible though, but it is not enough when we are talking about PLAYING videogames and not watching them. Ryse looks like a tech demo for the Xbox One released some years ago. I can't deny I had fun playing it, and I even replay some chapters to get all the unlockables, so, it is not that bad.

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