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The Order: 1886 isn't anything new, but man, is it pretty. Every review I've read mentions just how absurdly good-looking the PlayStation 4 exclusive is (out today); that praise is buried under heaps of valid criticisms regarding monotonous gameplay and hackneyed storytelling. Based on what I've p...

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Crytek's gory hack-and-slash game, Ryse: Son of Rome, is on its way to PC platforms next month without the microtransaction structure embedded in its previously released Xbox One edition, Videogamer reports. The version of Ryse that launched alongside the Xbox One console last year allowed playe...

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Former Xbox One exclusive Ryse: Son of Rome expands its empire to Steam on October 10, and it's currently available to pre-order for $40 (£35/40 euros). The third-person legion-leading adventure shynes in 4K resolution according to Crytek, who's bundling in all the previously released DLC in ...

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Ryse: Son of Rome has its ballistae and catapults aimed at the walls of the PC kingdom and developer/publisher Crytek expects to lay siege sometime this fall. What's more, Crytek is enlisting the aid of Dead Island series publisher, Deep Silver, which will handle boxed copies of the game. Er, uh .....

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There's a fresh batch of enemies to brutally murder in Ryse: Son of Rome, thanks to this week's launch of the Morituri Pack. Season pass holders can get help themselves right away, but anyone else will need to pay $7.99 to sink their blade into more waves of squishy, stab-susceptiple gladiators. ...

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The third piece of DLC for Crytek's deliberately misspelled gladiatorial combat game, Ryse: Son of Rome, launched today. Titled Duel of Fates, the pack includes two arena round-to-round maps and one survival map, as well as two gladiator skins drawn from the game's single-player mode, the barbarian...

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Ryse: Son of Rome won't be getting the cooperative gladiator mode challenge editor that was announced last year. Speaking to Polygon, publisher Microsoft said it would focus on expanding and improving the game experience through other "free content updates and purchased add-on packs." The company p...

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We think Microsoft may have an addiction. On top of the Ultimate discounts on offer this week, Microsoft has announced an entirely different crop of cheap games, available through February 24. Two sales at the same time? Madness! If you want to take advantage of Microsoft's lapse in judgment, yo...

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Ryse: Son of Rome players will be getting new DLC, "Mars' Chosen Pack," on February 28, according to a Microsoft press release. Don't get your hopes up for Roman gladiators in spaaaaaace, a delicious treat or a funky soundtrack, though; the Mars referred to here is (probably) the Roman god. The pac...

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A sale on Ryse: Son of Rome, which puts the game at $39.99 starting tomorrow and runs until February 24, may be the beginning of a trend, according to a series of tweets from Xbox studio manager Mike Ybarra. "Lot of people asked for better deals on our digital marketplace, so we're testing some," Y...

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Was this Xbox One ad designed to get a Ryse out of us? Because man, is it disturbing or what? "Hey, innocent man, buy our system and be scarred for life, mentally and literally!" Still, not quite as freaky as this bad boy....

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Two new downloadable updates have launched for Ryse: Son of Rome: one free and one paid. The free update is our first focus as it adds new events to the game's already-chaotic warfare. Cutting down barbarians in the arena is all it takes to set off these new events, and while one sees a ballis...

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In the realm of esoteric statistics, Microsoft announced that over 50 million hours in "games and entertainment" have been logged on Xbox One systems since it launched on November 22. The console manufacturer added that over 415 million Gamerscore points were unlocked via achievements on the system...

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We'll be rolling out Xbox One review coverage all the way through launch on November 22. Read all of our news and reviews right here! Ryse: Son of Rome is, graphically, a stunning game. It's a real marvel to watch gorgeous locales get flooded with hordes of barbarians jostling toward our hero, Mar...

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The Roman empire spanned a vast amount of land in its heyday. The empire stretched from Rome, Italy to York, England, over to the ... haunted swamps of the north? Okay, Ryse: Son of Rome may be taking some creative liberties with that last one....

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There's a certain point where each execution in Ryse: Son of Rome stops feeling like a vicious byproduct of war and starts feeling like just another Tuesday in the legion. Violence is treated with such a casual tone, I found during my two hours sampling a near-final version of the game at Micros...

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