Wage war with five factions, each with unique abilities, in the original game of strategy and world domination!
User reviews: Mostly Positive (200 reviews)
Release Date: Mar 8, 2011
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Wage war with five factions, each with unique abilities, in the original game of strategy and world domination! Play with classic rules or reign supreme with objective-based and world conquest scenarios as you command your army and take tactical gambles to win the day. Then challenge your friends in online multiplayer and see how you stack up on the leaderboards.

Key Features:

Five unique factions with different strengths:

  • Play as the Human, Cat, Robot, Undead, or Yeti army!

Campaign Mode:

  • Play through the campaign mode to unlock new factions

Online Multiplayer:

  • Fight for world domination in Online Matches
  • Invite friends to play Online
  • See how you stack up on the RISK Leaderboards

New ways to play:

  • Play objective-based or world conquest scenarios
  • Play on new maps with dynamic terrain. Flood enemies out of territories
  • Avoid nuclear fallout, and control missile silos to gain the strategic upper hand.
  • Unleash Overkill moments based on the dice roll
  • Enjoy fun and quirky animated battles
  • New Drag and Drop Fast Battle attack
  • Unlock Achievements during game play

System Requirements

    • OS: Windows XP with Service Pack 3
    • Processor: 2GHz CPU (Pentium 4 or equivalent)
    • Memory: 1GB RAM (2GB for Vista)
    • Video Card: GPU capable of Pixel Shader 3.0 or better
    • VRAM: 256MB
    • DirectX®: 9c or later
    • Video Playback;: Windows Media Feature pack must be installed
Helpful customer reviews
4 of 4 people (100%) found this review helpful
8.3 hrs on record
Posted: June 22
Risk Factions is a small change to the Original Classic. It has too different modes: Risk & Risk Factions. Risk: Is the original game with no fancy art basic but still true to its routs. Risk Factions: Is a more dumbed down version which is alot more simple and adds a few additional features to the game. Such as objectives and stars from cards which add up to give you a troop bonus.

This game is good to play with friends it makes it alot more interesting but does also destroy a few friendships for a couple of days which I found out. With friends this is perfect. With tactics and ruthlesness. If you betray your friend to win you have a few things going on .You either win or keep your friends. This game is a mix of Luck and Skill so be sure to use your brain when playing this game.

From a solo point of view the multiplayer is not great and you very rarely will find a lobby let alone people who will play with you. There is a campaign but this annoyed me as the first level is a tutorial and talks you through alot even tho I knew how to play so I gave up. But if you are new to risk I would encourage you to play this first.

This game is really worth it and should be a good addition to your steam library. This is a must with friends and is a whole lot of fun. Whenever this is on sale try to encourage your friends to buy it. The more the merryier(up to 5 players). This game mixes RISK(pardon the pun) and reward. Really worth it!

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8 of 12 people (67%) found this review helpful
2 people found this review funny
22.6 hrs on record
Posted: March 8
I wish the developers was still alive and made a Risk 2
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2 of 2 people (100%) found this review helpful
0.6 hrs on record
Posted: July 2
Cartoon graphics. No card or roll options; no expanded maps in classic gameplay. The 2 speed settings are 1.Just slow enough to annoying. or 2. Uselessly fast blurs and flashes of movement and attacks. The 90's version of the hasbro risk game (ahem, before EA bought them) was better in graphics, asthetics, had many larger maps, options on how to use your dice for each other, options to turn off sluggish animations, options to use increasing or set card reenforcements... It was a better game in every way. AND it's 10 years older... Risk Factions is a waste of money.
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2 of 3 people (67%) found this review helpful
2.5 hrs on record
Posted: June 5
Amazing game about gathering troops and conquering territories with dice rolls. Easy to learn but hard to master.
9/10 Rekt 28-5
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1 of 2 people (50%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
5.4 hrs on record
Posted: June 7
this is a grate game as you get to pretened that you are actually taking over the world. it is an amazing retro game!!!!
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