Ryse: Son of Rome

XBOX ONE / Action / Release: Nov 22, 2013 / ESRB: M

Crytek reportedly cancels projects amid financial difficulties

By Steve Watts, Jun 24, 2014 9:37am PDT

Crytek is reportedly undergoing financial troubles, causing it to miss payments and cancel projects like a sequel to Ryse.


Ryse: Son of Rome challenge editor plans scuttled

By Steve Watts, Feb 21, 2014 8:15am PST

Ryse: Son of Rome is no longer getting its challenge editor, Microsoft confirmed, as resources are being refocused on DLC and free updates instead.


Ryse on sale at $40 as new multiplayer DLC nears

By Alice O'Connor, Feb 17, 2014 8:30am PST

Ryse: Son of Rome may have been one of the big shiny exclusives at the heart of the Xbox One launch lineup but, well, it wasn't all that great. To stir up a little interest as it continues its DLC plans, Microsoft is running a week-long download sale bringing Ryse down to $3...


Xbox One owners with defective units getting free game

By Steve Watts, Nov 26, 2013 7:30am PST

Microsoft is offering a choice of any one of its four published launch titles for users who have gotten an Xbox One with a defective disc drive.


Weekend Confirmed 192 - PS4 and Xbox One

By Ozzie Mejia, Nov 22, 2013 11:00am PST

The next generation of consoles have all arrived and Weekend Confirmed is ready to celebrate with you. Join hosts Garnett Lee and Jeff Cannata, as they welcome in Shacknews' Andrew Yoon and "Indie" Jeff Mattas to break down both the PS4 and the Xbox One.


Ryse: Son of Rome review: one long fall

By Ozzie Mejia, Nov 21, 2013 3:00am PST

Ryse: Son of Rome can't rise above repetitive combat and sluggish pacing, resulting in a mediocre launch title.


Ryse: Son of Rome launch trailer takes one last stab at it

By Steve Watts, Nov 19, 2013 1:45pm PST

Ryse: Son of Rome's new launch trailer shows off how pretty brutal deaths can be.


Ryse: Son of Rome trailers show off environments

By Andrew Yoon, Nov 14, 2013 1:00pm PST

The gameplay of Ryse may not have impressed, but boy is it pretty. Crytek's new action game shows off how wonderous CryEngine games will look on next-gen.


Weekend Confirmed 190 - Call of Duty: Ghosts, Xbox One

By Ozzie Mejia, Nov 08, 2013 11:00am PST

The 190th episode of Weekend Confirmed comes to you in full 1080p! With co-host Jeff Cannata away for the week, host Garnett Lee invites the Shacknews tandem of Andrew Yoon and Ozzie Mejia, along with Christian Spicer, to discuss the imminent arrival of Xbox One. But first, ...


Ryse: Son of Rome preview: pretty, boring

By Andrew Yoon, Nov 06, 2013 10:15am PST

In spite of the gorgeous visuals and bombastic setpieces, Ryse ends up feeling boring over an extended amount of play.


Ryse: Son of Rome gets a multiplayer DLC Season Pass

By Andrew Yoon, Nov 01, 2013 9:45am PDT

Did you know that Crytek's upcoming Xbox One exclusive Ryse: Son of Rome has a co-op multiplayer mode? And because it has multiplayer, of course there's a DLC Season Pass.


Ryse: Son of Rome's story trailer is a marketing pitch

By Andrew Yoon, Oct 18, 2013 1:00pm PDT

Crytek's Xbox One launch game shows off its story, by talking about its tech.


Ryse: Son of Rome combat trailer goes for the jugular

By Steve Watts, Sep 05, 2013 10:45am PDT

A Ryse: Son of Rome combat trailer shows off some of the brutality of Roman war, interspersed with devs talking about the research and iteration that went into Marius Titus' moves.


Ryse: Son of Rome gladiator multiplayer revealed

By Alice O'Connor, Aug 20, 2013 6:30am PDT

As you'd probably guessed, Crytek's Xbox One exclusive historical murder simulator Ryse: Son of Rome will indeed have multiplayer. Microsoft today revealed its 'Gladiator' mode, which throws chaps into an arena to cut each others' faces off. Well, at least it looks less like...


Crytek's Ryse: Son of Rome is an Xbox One launch game

By Andrew Yoon, Jun 10, 2013 12:14pm PDT

Powered by the latest version of CryEngine, the debut Xbox One trailer of Ryse impressed audiences at Microsoft's E3 press conference--even if the gameplay seemed a bit too reliant on QTEs.