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Re: 'Risk' Lets You Conquer the World on Your iPad
Posted by: John P. Mello Jr. 2011-01-10 16:38:33
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Board gamers with a thirst for world conquest have long been attracted to "Risk." Its simple mechanics make it easy to learn, and the thrill of annexing nations through simulated force of arms appeals to a bellicose streak in all but the most devoted pacifists. Hasbro and Electronic Arts have done an excellent job making the tablet version as exciting as its board analog. The "board" for "Risk" for the iPad is a map of the world segmented into countries and regions. All territory is occupied by the armies of the players when the game begins.

Why is this news?
Posted by: Alverant 2011-01-10 16:39:56 In reply to: John P. Mello Jr.
Why is this news? Risk has been available as a downloadable game on the PS3 and 360 for months. Why should it get a mention when it makes the short hop to the iWorld?
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