Heres some interesting tidbits that seem to convey the comsumer disagrees with the Pro reviewers ( or paid reviewers ).

On Amazon.com the game has 119 reviews and sits at 4/5 with 63 5's.

http://www.amazon.com/Ryse-Son-Rome-Day-Edition-Xbox/product-reviews/B00CMQTU74/ref=dp_top_cm_cr_acr_txt?ie=UTF8&showViewpoints=1

 

On Xbox Live it has 4.5.5 from 3620 reviews

http://store.xbox.com/en-CA/xbox-one/games/Ryse/02670f2e-1054-42c2-b16e-2dcf67d2c147