All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Ryse: Son of Rome’

Xbox One Games Are Apparently Too Real

With this latest generation of games, Microsoft and Sony are promising games that look and feel more real than ever before. Microsoft took this line of thinking to the extreme with a new trailer that’s a little creepy. In a new trailer for Ryse: Son of Rome, Microsoft creates an almost horror film-like atmosphere of where the events of the …

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Ryse: Son Of Rome Gets Its First Batch Of DLC

It was revealed last month that Ryse: Son of Rome would continue the proud tradition of games selling DLC season passes before it even comes out. We’re not even a month out from the Xbox One’s launch and we’re now starting to see just what that season pass entails. Microsoft announced on Wednesday that Ryse: Son of Rome will be …

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Can SmartGlass Make Xbox One Games Better?

In 2012, Microsoft introduced SmartGlass for Xbox 360 to the world. It was Microsoft’s foray into the second screen gaming experience that Nintendo kicked off with the Wii U a year prior. Unlike Nintendo’s console, however, Microsoft would let you use any tablet or phone to get additional information about a game or movie. With the launch of the Xbox …

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‘Ryse: Son of Rome’ Launch Trailer is Appropriately Bloody

The launch of the Xbox One is now just days away. Though the road to the console’s release has been more than a little bumpy, Microsoft has fielded an impressive launch lineup filled with a variety of gaming experiences. One of the most hyped launch games for the Xbox One is Ryse: Son of Rome. Developed by Crytek, the game …

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Final ‘Ryse: The Fall’ Episodes Released

Just over one week ago, Microsoft released the first episode in a live-action mini-series tied to its upcoming Xbox One launch title Ryse: Son of Rome. The series, titled The Fall, follows Marius Titus, the protagonist that players will control in the video game. Though not quite as ambitious as last year’s live-action Halo 4: Forward Unto Dawn, the series …

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‘Ryse: The Fall’ Episode Two Released

Earlier this week, Microsoft unveiled the first episode of a live-action mini-series based on the upcoming Xbox One launch title Ryse: Son of Rome. Titled The Fall, the series depicts the video game’s protagonist, Marius Titus, in a sort of prologue that will lead up to the events of the game. Today, the second episode in the series has already …

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Ryse: Son Of Rome Gets Three New Gameplay Trailers

If you’re getting an Xbox One on November 22, chances are you’re also picking up Ryse: Son of Rome. The Crytek developed game has been incessantly pushed by Microsoft ever since it was revealed to be a launch title at E3 2013. You may be getting cold feet now though, and would like it if Microsoft would provide you with …

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‘Ryse: Son of Rome’ Live-Action Series Begins

Last week, Microsoft announced that it had created a live-action web series tied-in to the world and story of Ryse: Son of Rome. Ryse is one of the launch titles for Microsoft’s upcoming Xbox One console. Much like last year’s Halo 4: Forward Unto Dawn, the Ryse series, titled The Fall, is being released episodically through the Machinima Youtube channel. …

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Ryse: Son Of Rome To Get Season Pass

The online pass is all but dead. Long live the season pass. That seems to be the rallying cry of the games industry these days as more and more publishers abandon the much maligned online pass in favor of something that, at least on the surface, looks to be consumer friendly – the season pass. After all, you’re basically pre-ordering …

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‘Ryse’ Live-Action Series Starts November 5

In the run-up to last year’s release of Halo 4, Microsoft Studios produced a live-action Halo mini-series titled Halo 4: Forward Unto Dawn. Aside from the series’ probably origins as a marketing effort, the quality of Forward Unto Dawn was impressive for a video game tie-in, and even garnered an Emmy nomination for its title sequence. This year, Microsoft will …

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New ‘Ryse: Son of Rome’ Trailer Previews Story

The launch of the Xbox One is less than one month away now. Microsoft is ramping up its big ad campaign for the new console, and today the company released a new teaser trailer for one of its biggest launch titles, Ryse: Son of Rome. Though the trailer does not include any gameplay, it does give an idea of the …

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‘Ryse: Son of Rome’ Combat Video Released

Ever since Ryse: Son of Rome was unveiled as a launch title during Microsoft’s big E3 presentation, impressions of the game have called the game’s fun factor into question. Though the game’s graphics are clearly next-gen and intricate, the numerous quicktime events seen in the game’s early gameplay trailer made it seem easy or on-rails. Subsequent trailers have revealed that …

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