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Ryse: Son of Rome

5 years ago

Feature: "Everybody's somebody's son"

A Policeman On What Police Games Get Wrong

If you played Ryse: Son of Rome you may remember it for the serviceably clangy combat. My friend “Jack”, a police officer from northern England of several years standing, recalls the game for other reasons. “There are those bits where you join a shield wall - you're in a tortoise formation. There are public order situations that are like that. Most officers in Yorkshire get…

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6 years ago

Feature: Mostly armless

Ryse – Son Of Rome review

Having debuted as an Xbox One exclusive, Ryse has now decided to be an ex-exclusive and is out on PC today. My memories of its reception on Xbox were fairly dim - shiny in that Crytek way but with a short campaign and repetitive combat - and I went in having never even seen the classical carnage running outside of a trailer. Here's wot I…

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