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Average Player Score Based on 409 ratings
6.9
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Score Breakdown Based on 409 ratings
  1. 10 (57)
  2. 9 (38)
  3. 8 (100)
  4. 7 (88)
  5. 6 (38)
  6. 5 (35)
  7. 4 (9)
  8. 3 (16)
  9. 2 (3)
  10. 1 (25)

Most Helpful Positive Player Reviews

  • Rating:9

    Ryse is truly an amazing game.

    This game was amazing! The graphics are unmatched by any game on a console. The game play was like most action games, it kept the action going without being too complicated. The story was a very moving fictional story o... Read Full Review

    5 of 5 users found the following review helpful

What Gamespot Users have to say about Ryse: Son of Rome

  • Rating:7

    Flawed, but still a good enough experience overall.

    Ever since its release with Xbox One, I always wanted to try it and see why it is getting all the hate. Surprisingly, it ain't bad.Story:I usually like Roman empire timeline and its setting, and this was no different. Th... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:10

    Ryse - Game of the Decade

    pros: animation, graphics, story, acting, voices, combat system, short loadtimes, no bugscons: only available on xbox and pcdefinite review edition: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nXwGdQMJ8-8play this game on 'centurio... Read Full Review

    2 of 6 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:6

    Order, Power... Disappointment

    Ryse it's a perfect example of bad game design. There's so much things going right that you are almost temped to ignore what the game does bad. But then it becomes impossible to do so, since the mechanics just keep on g... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:8

    Highly underrated game

    When i bought my xbox one i passed on getting ryse because of the bad reviews but me being me i decided to give it a try and i was not disappointed. a lot of people give it low scores because of the combat system and the... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:7

    time to a little history lesson, mister van ord

    ryse is not perfect as your idea of roman empire as it seem.rome was never a peacefull democracy, having slaves, wars, even incestous relations were common. add plots and murders to this, rome was a dictatorship.beside ... Read Full Review

    2 of 2 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:5

    Downed hope.

    I rated this as mediocre. I did this since there could be some people who will applaud the graphic fidelity..or some of the voice acting. Or maybe even the story tickles some of your older memories from when you had fir... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:10

    It will blow your mind!

    I feel obliged to defend this game and this is why I am writing this review. It doesn't deserve the Metacritic score and I can't believe that GS gave it 4. 4?Really? First off, the game will blow your mind the moment th... Read Full Review

    2 of 3 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:7

    Ryse Launch day title 6.8/10 Score

    Ryse: Son Of Rom has probably the best graphics than any other game on XONE with similar combat to the Batman series. It sounds good but the story mod is short about 5 hours & u basically have the same 3 combos thru ... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:7

    Ryse: Son of Rome Review

    Ryse: son of Rome is a very fun hack and slash launch game for the Xbox one. i knew what i was getting into when i bought it. the graphics are gorgeous and the coliseum mode is very fun to play especially with a friend.... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:1

    It's a beautiful letdown.

    Ryse: Son of Rome is great for showing off the power of the Xbox One, with beautiful, almost realistic looking graphics. Unfortunately, that's about all it's good for. I was looking forward to trying this game out (even... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful