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We're gladdened by all the gladiators
The story of Ryse unfolds in battlefields across the Roman empire, but its co-op Gladiator-mode matches are all hosted at home, in Rome's historic Colosseum. Pitting two players against squads of barbarian captives, it's a gory, rust-flecked evolution of Horde mode, with each match's objectives and settings shifting as you play.
The latter range from the open arenas Russell Crowe got to bash people in, to far more elaborate scenarios based on real battles, which spring up from the ground like an Assassin's Creed map and display almost as much sense of place.... read more