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Book a flight to Rome, York, and maybe even a haunted swamp.

Crytek’s upcoming Ryse: Son of Rome certainly is pretty to look at, and they’ve shared with us some of the areas you’ll get to visit during the campaign.

The top video shows off Rome, while the two below are of Britannia’s city of York and the Haunted Swamps, home to the barbarian hordes. Check them out as all three have developer commentary on the regions, and stay tuned for more Ryse info as we close in on it’s release date.

York:

Ryse: Son of Rome Developer Flythrough: York

The Haunted Swamps:

Ryse: Son of Rome Developer Flythrough: The Haunted Swamps

Ryse: Son of Rome is an Xbox One exclusive, is rated M for Mature, and will be available on November 22, 2013.

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