Crytek's Ryse confirmed for Xbox One

Kinect-enhanced brawler to launch exclusively on Microsoft's next-generation platform.

Crytek's Kinect-enhanced brawler Ryse will launch exclusively on Xbox One, the developer has confirmed. The information was revealed via an updated website for the game, with a countdown clock ticking to June 10, the same day Microsoft will hold its 2013 Electronic Entertainment Expo briefing.

The description for Ryse says gamers will "Fight as a soldier. Lead as a general. Rise as a legend." Once a Kinect-exclusive, it now appears Ryse's motion-control features are only complementary to traditional controller-oriented gameplay.

"Controller-based gameplay enhanced by Kinect," reads the game's description.

Microsoft announced yesterday that it will release 15 exclusive titles for the Xbox One during the platform's first year. Eight of these titles will be all-new franchises.

According to a past report, Ryse will be a launch title for the Xbox One. The Roman-themed action game was announced in 2010 for Xbox 360 as "Codename Kingdoms."

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KingXerxes
KingXerxes

Is the xBone going to offer a choice of web browsers for the Euro market? Or will Microsoft just pay another $3/4 billion fine?

KingXerxes
KingXerxes

I don't want to play a video game in that manner.

If I want to get physical, I'll go for a ride on my bicycle.

On a real bike.

In the real world.

SavoyPrime
SavoyPrime

Crytek must have talked some sense into MS and told them that there was no way anyone would want this to be a Kinect only exclusive.

godzillavskong
godzillavskong

I'm glad it changed from a Kinect only title to a controller based game with enhanced Kinect features. I think Kinect works best like that, ie ME3. Don't force me to use Kinect only, therefore ruining a possibly good title.

TheBatFreak777
TheBatFreak777

Didn't MS announce like 15 exclusives or something?  So, a Kinect game is one of the first games mentioned on this list?  What's even better is it's from Crytek!  Off to a good start MS, off to a good start!

MooncalfReviews
MooncalfReviews

Wii sports boxing with more blood? I confess not to have watched the video; call it a wild stab in the dark.

firedrakes
firedrakes

i dont care. due to this never coming out when they say it will

DarkSaber2k
DarkSaber2k

"Once a Kinect-exclusive, it now appears Ryse's motion-control features are only complementary to traditional controller-oriented gameplay."

So right off the bat devs are having trouble making the piece of shit work properly.

onixevil
onixevil

Crytek + Kinect ..... (O)_(O)

unam10122
unam10122

you people do realize that ps4 has a kinect  ripoff right? dont worry you have your crap load of "exclusive" motions games like your awesome wonder book lol 

blackace
blackace

That's 3 exclusives and 2 new IP's. None of them are Kinect games. lol!!

Immolation01
Immolation01

It is funny how some pleople think that if you complain about having to pay extra fees for used games, having to log in online everyday and having few exclusives, it makes you automatically a fanboy............  Really people... I have a PS3, a Xbox 360 and an Asus gaming PC...

I am not a fanboy of anything, I just like good games and feeling that the company actually gives a fuck about what you think and what your budget is. Microsoft is pointing out only to people with money, and that is wrong for them. If they dont fix this up their console wont make much sales. 

It is simple, pay attention to what the customer wants. 

steelmouth
steelmouth

"Ryse's motion-control features are only complementary to traditional controller-oriented gameplay" ooh am loving this combination of words :) great one MS great one

Apathy4Marmite
Apathy4Marmite

Seems to me like this pretty much explains how well Kinect 2.0 will work compared to the first.

Step 1) Announce motion controlled IP for new motion controlled hardware.

Step 2) Realize current motion controlled hardware sucks.

Step 3) Delay motion controlled IP until next generation of motion controlled hardware.

Step 4) Realize next generation of motion controlled hardware still sucks.

Step 5) Give up and announce controller support.

Huskypaw
Huskypaw

My, must I be lucky for being an XBOX ONE owner soon, then.


Oh god please let it rain brains from the heavens.

HonorOfGod
HonorOfGod

LOL here we go... was it 15 games? they might all be Kinect how lame.. MS you suck!

d3nR
d3nR

I have never had such a dull taste in my mouth when it comes to new game releases. Like the fun was sucked out of games. Maybe from all the generic games. I need another 80 hour rpg, hurry up fallout 4

wwlettsome
wwlettsome

It's kind of funny that there are all these news stories about games being confirmed for the new Xbox but NONE of them were mentioned at the reveal event.

What an awesome strategy MS!

Imagine a world where MS/Xbox actually gave a shit about games! Wouldn't that be awesome?

cfstar
cfstar

Who the fuck cares.

ZRavN
ZRavN

Crytek what ever happened to you? This is depressing. 

m4a5
m4a5

There are a lot of sony fanbois looking at this xbox news :P

EdAl2112
EdAl2112

I like how now you have to specify that gameplay is controlled oriented. Will it say at the back of the box "controller compatible"?

atlanticmoon
atlanticmoon

The past 24hrs have been so confusing. 2011 E3 trailer shows no controller, but now it's controller based? Basically admitting the game now sucks less because you can use a controller. 

NTM23
NTM23

Not really interested in this.

XboxGuy1537
XboxGuy1537

@PSYCHOV3N0M I know, I loved Rage. I doubt it'll come out anytime soon in the next 10 years. Doom 4 is being developed by id right now so they are busy.

Gatman32
Gatman32

@TheBatFreak777 I take it you cant read "Controller-based gameplay enhanced by Kinect," reads the game's description.

FoxbatAlpha
FoxbatAlpha

@DarkSaber2k you and other Kaz lovers need to get your head out of your ass and stop being so critical.  You think the Move was a success?  Move got dropped instantly because it sucked so bad. 

blackace
blackace

@unam10122I'm waiting to see what new Wonderbook Move game they make next. At least HP: Book of Spells didn't FLOP last year like 9 other PS3 exclusive games. 

Ratchet & Clank: Full Frontal Assault 7.0
PlayStation All-Stars Battle Royale 6.5
LittleBigPlanet Karting 7.0
Mugen Souls 4.0
Atelier Meruru: The Apprentice of Arland 5.0
Sorcery 4.5
Starhawk 7.5
Tales of Graces f 7.0
Yakuza: Dead Souls 5.5

troll_eat_troll
troll_eat_troll

@Immolation01Microsoft is pointing out only to people with money, and that is wrong for them.

so anything expensive or everyone can't afford is wrong?

Dieofnv
Dieofnv

@SteamyPotatoes dudes the crysis 3 pic is hirest and the call of duty is a pic of a pic totaly bias F@#% out with your stupid comparison 

KingXerxes
KingXerxes

@m4a5 This is what's happening: As more details emerge about the xBone, former Xbox fanboys are morphing into PS fanboys. 

snova9308
snova9308

@m4a5 

someone hates the xbox? must be sony fanboys!

'logic'

m4a5
m4a5

@atlanticmoon I think you can use both. I remember something being said that the new kinect will recognize the controller...

NTM23
NTM23

@atlanticmoon Oh, well at least that's better news. I originally thought it was merely Kinect based, but now that we know it's not, I find that much better, though I'm still not that interested.

TheBatFreak777
TheBatFreak777

@Gatman32 @TheBatFreak777 Any game that is initially described as "Once a Kinect-exclusive..." that then shifts to "enhanced by Kinect" still makes me a bit leery.  

I would imagine that MS, and companies like Crytek, have heard the public complaints that the focus has been too much on Kinect.  So, potentially, they're starting to back-peddle a bit to try and save some face and earn back some favor.  ??? 

DarkSaber2k
DarkSaber2k

@FoxbatAlpha @DarkSaber2k Hey look kids, it assumes I'm a Sony fanboy! Let's all point and laugh!

XZeroKPS
XZeroKPS

@blackace @unam10122 7's and 7.5s aren't flops. The rest I can agree with assuming you got those scores off of metacritic and not just off of Gamespot.

m4a5
m4a5

@snova9308 Hehehe, I like how you put something in my mouth when I was being vague. Good for you! /endSarcasm