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Crytek's hack-and-slash game Ryse coming exclusively to Xbox One

Crytek's hack-and-slash title Ryse, which sets players in the shoes of a soldier during the height of the Roman Empire, will come exclusively to Xbox One, the developer announced on its website.

According to the website, the game will be a "controller-based experience enhanced by Kinect."

"Fight as a soldier. Lead as a general. Rise as a legend," the text reads.

The site also displays a countdown clock in Roman numerals, ticking down the time to Microsoft's pre-E3 press conference on June 10. This suggests that Ryse will be featured in the company's presentation.

Ryse, an action title set in the Roman Empire, was announced at E3 2010 as Codename: Kingdoms. Ryse was shown again at E3 2011, when Microsoft announced players would be able to control the main character using the Kinect motion sensor peripheral.

At E3 2012, Microsoft's Phil Spencer told Polygon they were "still building Ryse," and were not planning to launch the game for at least another year.

Last month sources told The Verge that Ryse would be a launch title for the next-generation Xbox, and been delayed to be rebuilt for the new console.

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