Ryse: Son of Rome

Alternative title(s)
Antiquity gameCAG
ReleaseNov 22, 2013
PublisherMicrosoft Studios, Crytek
DeveloperCrytek
Platform(s)Xbox One; Windows (2014)
ModeSingle-player, multiplayer
GenreAction-adventure; role-playing game; hack and slash; hero-based
SettingRoman Empire (Rome, Britain)
Notable charactersBNero, Boudica
DLC

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Additional keywords

gladiator, legion, Caledonia, soldier

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