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7.9 out of 10

RISK: Factions

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Overall 8
7.7

RISK: Factions

ztgd.com
24 January 2011
  • Excerpt: A new take on the classic formula, with zombies of course.
  • Pros: + New play modes, + Zombies!!
  • Cons: Games can get a bit long, Steep learning curve to overcome
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Overall 8
8.0
Gameplay 9
8.5
Graphics 8
7.5
Sound 7
7.0
Multiplayer 8
8.0

RISK: Factions

GamersHell.com
7 September 2010
  • Excerpt: Continuing the trend, which tabletop games would you like adapted to the virtual format? Do you want classic gameplay or revamped schemes?
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Overall 8
8.0

RISK: Factions Review

PlayDevil
3 September 2010
  • Summary: " RISK: Factions " does a great job of making Risk a lot more fun than it has been for many years. With a great visual style, some fun additions to the classic risk gameplay, and a variety of online multiplayer modes, Risk Factions is probably the best board-game adaption to hit the XBLA yet. If you have no interest in Risk, this isn’t for you; but for anyone with even the slightest interest, this is an excellent little game.
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RISK Factions

The Armchair Empire
27 August 2010
  • Conclusion: RISK was always one of the “hard-core” board games, requiring more thinking and strategizing than say, a game of Sorry! With rolls of dice and cards, RISK is a global domination contest, where players use their armies to vanquish their foes and take over the world. RISK: Factions does a very able job capturing the total domination aspect of the board game for XBLA gamers.
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Overall 9
8.5

Risk Factions

Gamer Limit
14 July 2010
  • Conclusion: Risk Factions is a superb board game title, and offers plenty of fun: provided you're playing in the same room.
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Overall 8
8.0

RISK: Factions

True achievements
5 July 2010
  • Conclusion: First edit: Spelling and grammar Second edit: If you decide to give me negative feedback please explain so i can improve for the future, thanks. Absolutely bamboozled why i have negative *scratches head* or is just too much info? Third edit: Condensed the review, less text, easier to understand.
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Overall 8
8.0

Expert Review

GiantBomb
30 June 2010
  • Excerpt: EA and Stainless Games went ahead and made Risk completely crazy, and Risk: Factions is ultimately better for it.
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Overall 8
8.0

RISK: Factions review (X360)

HonestGamers
29 June 2010
  • Excerpt: The "Factions" mode adds a few wrinkles to that classic formula. The maps that you'll explore are different, with special new attractions that give particular territories new value. For example, it's possible to lay siege to an island temple. Doing so means that during each turn that you hold that fortified position, you can choose a single one of your opponent's territories to convert to your own (along with any troops who happen to be stationed there).
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Risk: Factions Review

GameSpot
28 June 2010
  • Excerpt: Like the family board game that serves as its inspiration, Risk: Factions is all about rolling dice. Even though developer Stainless Games has freshened up this dining-room classic with kid-friendly armies and a handful of gimmicks geared to speed up play, the core game is still based on crossing your fingers and throwing dice. So you need to have a lot of tolerance for random results to stick with this 800-point Xbox Live Arcade game for long.
  • Pros: Faithful adaptation of classic Risk gameplay with some twists, Cheerful, cartoonish personality with the likes of cat, zombie, and yeti armies
  • Cons: Short single-player campaign, Factions mode is a little gimmicky and too similar to classic Risk, As with the original Risk, matches often hinge on dice rolls, Cakewalk AI
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Overall 8
8.2
Gameplay 8
8.0
Funfactor 9
9.0

Risk: Factions

Digital Chumps
28 June 2010
  • Conclusion: I want more revisions like this on old ideas. Risk: Factions takes the old game and adds things that make it better; It's not just to make it pretty. With achievements, goals and a goofy storyline there's so much to love about Risk: Factions.
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