Take on a path of destruction with Crytek and Microsoft Studios’ latest game, “Ryse: Son of Rome,” coming to the Xbox One. The game’s main character, Roman soldier Marius Titus, goes on a campaign of vengeance stretching from Britania to Rome. But the big question is if he’s coming to Rome as a savior or a destroyer?

The game offers a cinematic recreation of the Roman Empire, fully immersing you in the world of the past. The CryENGINE technology will make the game’s world much different from anything you might be expecting. The characters are also fully-articulated and realistic, further placing you right in the middle of the story and action.

The intensity of the gameplay is displayed in this fantastic trailer, “Path of Vengeance.” The trailer shows you exactly what kind of carnage Marius Titus is capable of. Check out the trailer below an see what you think.

You can learn more about “Ryse: Son of Rome” at Crytek’s site, Xbox One’s site (warning: the “Ryse: Son of Rome” page is age-gated) and Xbox One’s Facebook page. Pre-ordering for the game is now available through the Microsoft Store; the game will be in stores Nov. 22. What do you think about “Ryse: Son of Rome”? Give your opinions in the comments section below.


By Monique Jones

Monique Jones blogs about race and culture in entertainment, particularly movies and television. You can read her articles at Racialicious, and her new site, COLOR . You can also listen to her new podcast, What would Monique Say.

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