Metascore
77

Generally favorable reviews - based on 4 Critics

Critic score distribution:
  1. Positive: 3 out of 4
  2. Negative: 0 out of 4
  1. Mar 15, 2011
    75
    Messing with a beloved board game is a risky affair, if you'll excuse the pun. But Risk: Factions succeeds at streamlining the classic game and adding a little personality to it.
  2. May 18, 2011
    82
    Don't hesitate to try it as a flavorful and humorous new way to experience a beloved strategy template, with the AI or distant friends. [July 2011, p.69]
  3. Jun 11, 2011
    74
    Builds on the classic rules while keeping their timeless charm.
  4. Apr 18, 2011
    80
    Does for risk what Plants vs. Zombies did or tower Defense - made it colourful and gave it character! [May 2011, p.66]
User Score
5.6

Mixed or average reviews- based on 11 Ratings

User score distribution:
  1. Positive: 1 out of 2
  2. Mixed: 0 out of 2
  3. Negative: 1 out of 2
  1. Jun 24, 2011
    7
    *THIS REVIEW IS BASED OFF OF SINGLE PLAYER ONLY*... a fun, imaginative and humorous game, let down by the fact that the single player campaign*THIS REVIEW IS BASED OFF OF SINGLE PLAYER ONLY*... a fun, imaginative and humorous game, let down by the fact that the single player campaign is only 2.5 - 3 hours in length. Full Review »
  2. Jan 1, 2013
    0
    This game is so bad. If you want to play against an AI which rolls 90% of the time 5s and 6s then here you go. I played now easily 20 hours.This game is so bad. If you want to play against an AI which rolls 90% of the time 5s and 6s then here you go. I played now easily 20 hours. The AI has always 3 suited cards for him, while you're stuck on like 4 of 2 different kinds etc. The list is so long.... Full Review »