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Ryse: Son of Rome

Ryse: Son of Rome
alaScore 89

12 reviews

Sep, 2018

alaTest has collected and analyzed 12 reviews of Ryse: Son of Rome. The average rating for this product is 3.6/5, compared to an average rating of 4.6/5 for other products in the same category for all reviews.

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other products in the same category the Ryse: Son of Rome is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 89/100 = Very good quality.

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Expert review by : Lee Bradley (

Ryse: Son of Rome


Ryse: Son of Rome is a meaty game. The character models, the combat, the hunks of flesh you carve from enemies - everything about it is hefty and muscular, contributing to a game with uncommonly good, chunky combat at its core. A linear, story-led,...

Nov, 2013

Expert review by : Xav de Matos (

Ryse: Son of Rome review: Tedious maximus


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...

Fight as a soldier. Lead as a general. Rise a legend. Xbox One and Crytek immerse you in ancient Rome, where you will become soldier Marius Titus, fighting to restore the honor of Rome at any cost.

Nov, 2013

Expert review by : Stuart Andrews (

Ryse: Son of Rome


Not as bad as leaking drains, not as good as a lemon sherbert

Huge cinematic spectacle ; Surprisingly engaging combat ; A simple but entertaining story

No long-term depth ; Shallow and repetitive ; Gratuitously gruesome

Ryse is a big, dumb, shallow, mindless blockbuster of a game, yet one that hooks you with its epic spectacle and can be strangely compelling in short-ish doses. In the words of Maximus Decimus Meridius, “Are you not entertained? Is this not why you are...

Nov, 2013

Expert review by : Nick Cowen (

Ryse Son of Rome review


Ryse Son Of Rome is one of the best looking titles on the Xbox One. It's a pity that the rest of the game isn't up to scratch

Ancient Rome ; Wonderful visuals ; Nos morituri te salutamu

Dumb, dumb DUMB story ; Shonky mechanics ; Bad game design

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Nov, 2013

Expert review by : Patrick Budmar (

Ryse: Son of Rome (Xbox One)


Developer Crytek may have made a name for itself for fast paced and impressive looking first-person shooters, but with Ryse: Son of Rome it experiments with the third-person action genre. Arriving in time for the Xbox One launch, Ryse is also a...

Highly impressive graphics ; Solid combat mechanic

Quick time based executions ; Limited overall scale

Ryse: Son of Rome brings with it enough visual pizzazz to impress anyone, though what you see is pretty much what you get.

Jan, 2014

Expert review by : Gryllis (

Ryse: Son of Rome review


Stunning visuals, light on gameplay.

Ryse: Son of Rome has some great ideas, but bland gameplay holds it back from capitalising on uncharted waters. The combat and execution mechanics are serviceable, but not particularly engrossing, and the ranged and formation segments feel horribly...

Nov, 2013

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absolutely love this game it should be number one, amazing graphics and game play. when you finish the story mode the online game will keep you busy for a life time. me and my son love this game and cant get over how good and well put together it is.

Dec, 2013

Consumer review (

Epic game


This is an epic game, the graphics are stunning and the action ultra realistic, once you get use to the controls it's very intuitive, slash, block, stab, stab, stab... Oh did I mention it's a tad on the bloody side. Definitely recommend this game. Hope...

Dec, 2013