Ryse

Crytek's Ryse confirmed as an Xbox One exclusive

Crytek's Ryse confirmed as an Xbox One exclusive

Controller-based gameplay “enhanced” by Kinect.

As expected, Crytek's Ryse is an Xbox One game.

An update on developer Crytek's website confirmed the news alongside a countdown that ends during Microsoft's E3 press conference in June.

"Exclusively for Xbox One" reads the website. "Fight as a soldier. Lead as a general. Rise as a legend."

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Forza and Ryse to be next Xbox launch titles

Forza and Ryse to be next Xbox launch titles

Plus, a new zombie game and "strong" third-party support with FPS.

Crytek's first-person melee game Ryse will be a launch title for the next Xbox, according to a new report.

The Verge's Tom Warren, who has an excellent track record on Microsoft, said Ryse, announced during E3 2011 as an Xbox 360 game with Kinect functionality, has been reworked for the next Xbox.

Apparently Ryse is pitched as "Microsoft's new Gears of War / Halo mega launch title".

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Crytek's Ryse "is moving forward really well"

But is it now a next gen game?

Crytek's Ryse, the long absent Roman warrior game that is built around the Kinect motion controller, is still in development - though a question mark remains on whether it's coming to the Xbox 360 or whether it's a next generation game.

E3 2012: The Vapourware List

The absent games we're beginning to wonder about.

Amidst all the excitement about E3 press conference stars like Beyond, Watch Dogs and Need for Speed: Most Wanted, it's easy to forget that not everything we hear about will make it to fruition, and that the time it takes for a game to go from spectacular reveal to an ignominious death that no one even bothers to report is only as long as it takes for a trailer to fade from memory. Given that we've published 478 videos so far this week, and some of them were for games like that Nike Plus thing, that's not long.