The official version of Risk for the iPad is out now in the App Store. The full name of the app is Risk: The Official Game for iPad.
I haven’t had a chance to give it a go just yet, but the description sounds quite good. Here are a few portions of it:
THE REAL RISK EXPERIENCE – NOW DESIGNED FOR iPAD™! Pursue world domination on your iPad with THE ORIGINAL game of strategic conquest. Escalate the classic board game experience to a new level of interactive intensity that only iPad can deliver. Draft! Attack! Fortify! Accept no pretenders! Conquer the world on your iPad with the one and only RISK.
EXCLUSIVE iPAD FEATURES INCLUDE:
• NEW interactive board-game experience – Gather up to 6 players around the iPad for the ultimate war game!
• Fast-App Switching – Pause a game and instantly return where you left off
• Inspiring HD-quality graphics and precision gameplay – Enjoy visuals optimized for the iPad’s sharper resolution and bigger Multi-Touch screen
• NEW “Fixed” rule set – For more strategic action, take on your enemies with a challenging new style of play
BATTLE COMPUTER & REAL-WORLD ENEMIES
With 3 ways to play – all for up to 6 players – RISK for iPad is made to satisfy the competitive demands of true strategy gamers. Test your power against unforgiving computer-driven adversaries. Play all around the board against your greatest real-world rivals in an epic war game. Or collide head-to-head against your most personal opponent via local WiFi or Bluetooth.
PLAY BY NEW RULES, CRUSH YOUR OPPONENTS, AND ACHIEVE HONOR
Think strategically and play your cards right to defeat enemies with the new “Fixed” rule set. Or play by the classic “Progressive” rules and dominate the game in traditional style. View your cards with a simple touch and track the territories you’ve conquered. Earn an extensive list of achievements as your armies dominate territory after territory!
Risk was a true classic game when I was a kid, so I’ll definitely be looking to give this a look soon.
You can find Risk: The Official Game for iPad in the App Store now, priced at $6.99.