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Average Player Score Based on 517 ratings
6.9
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Score Breakdown Based on 517 ratings
  1. 10 (64)
  2. 9 (45)
  3. 8 (120)
  4. 7 (121)
  5. 6 (60)
  6. 5 (46)
  7. 4 (15)
  8. 3 (18)
  9. 2 (4)
  10. 1 (24)

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:8

    Totally underrated game.

    From the beginning, I must sate this is an underrated game. The game is fun, I don't know why people did not like it. OK, it's short, there are only 8 chapters, but the XONE graphics looks amazing. The main character, M... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:5

    Glorious Mediocrity

    A game with some potential, great graphics, decent story, plots, twists and everything you would expect from a game that portrays the glorious Roman empire, yet.. the game fails miserably to entertain the user, instead y... Read Full Review

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

    I believe that this game deserves a continuation.

    Ryse: Son of Rome was for a long time the game that I most wanted to play, when I saw the first images of Ryse I was super excited, but the final result (I was only able to play this year on my Uncle's Xbox), it was a li... Read Full Review

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

    Underrated title

    My first impression was: "I will need to buy an X-Box One only to play this game" but luckily Microsotf decided to launch it for PC as well, so when I saw it on Steam I just bought it.Having the chance to fight as a roma... Read Full Review

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

    Unbalance game with good story and well-done cutscenes

    I haven't cared to buy this game when it was released because of the low reviews given to it. It was given free by xbox live. I decided to give it a try because, also, for the length due to it is bad, it would only take... Read Full Review

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

    Bloody good time

    Ryse is a short, bloody, button mashing good time. The sound and graphics are great. Control is smooth.The game does not require much thought, or skill, to beat. Get it, relax, and have fun. A must have for anyone who ap... Read Full Review

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

    Ryse Son of Rome

    DefiantParrot Reviews Ryse: Son of RomeShadow of Rome on the Playstation 2, was one of the most underrated games of that console generation. From the story, to the characters, the gory and brutal combat, interesting (tho... Read Full Review

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

    Extremely Fun Game

    Ryse: Son of Rome has truly stunning graphics. It is probably graphics on xbox one to date. The sound in the game is amazing as well. The gameplay is very fun and there are some seriously awesome executions that you ... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:5

    A decent hack n slash

    Audio:Outstanding voice acting with a fine sound track to support it.Visuals:Aside from a few minor bugs, The visuals look outstanding and truly showcase what the One is capable of graphics wise.Game Play:Your typical ha... Read Full Review

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

    An Exciting Clunky Game!?

    I thoroughly enjoyed playing through Ryse: Son of Rome on the Xbox One. The game play can get clunky at times; getting stopped while walking the path by a pile of rope or baskets laying on the ground did become annoying,... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful