Yep, I'm as surprised as you. This showed up on the official Mass Effect Facebook page yesterday, and obviously coincides with Toy Fair in New York this week. But Hasbro has said nothing about the "Galaxy at War" edition of Risk. BioWare says the game is on shelves in the fall.
The tactical espionage action of Metal Gear Solid meets the world-conquering strategy of Risk for Australia-nuking, Outer Haven-occupying fun with RISK: Metal Gear Solid. You can get it now. And now might be a very good time to do so.
First unveiled at San Diego Comic-Con earlier this year, here's our first look at the retail version of the game that blends the strategy of Risk with the game design of Metal Gear Solid... No, it doesn't come with cut-scenes.
The classic board game Risk is getting a turbocharged (and somewhat controversial) update in the form of Risk: Legacy. In Legacy, players will permanently mark up and change their boards, each round leaving the battlefield permanently altered. Sounds… kind of epic, actually.
Metal Gear Solid is getting its very own version of Risk, "the game of strategic conquest," adding Private Military Contractors, a movable continent, the cast of Metal Gear Solid 4: Guns of the Patriots and the option to launch a nuke from Metal Gear Rex.
"Snake? SNAAAKE?! It's your roll." You too can make this ill-conceived attempt at a joke with the forthcoming Metal Gear Solid-themed edition of classic strategy board game Risk, a game not surprisingly titled Risk: Metal Gear Solid.
Risk Factions, EA's mutation of the classic board game of world domination, is coming to Facebook, bringing the war between humans, zombies, cats, yetis and robots to your social circle.
Foursquare, the hot social network expansion that ... does ... social things ... yeah, actually, that's sort of the problem. Sensing an opportunity to make the "check-in" utility for Twitter "more compelling for long-term use," some people have used it to turn New York into a giant game of Risk.
Humor in video games can be a brutally serious thing.
The vaguely Europe-y map features 42 territories to conquer. Oh look, "Command Room" features "achievements"! The game will be out this fall through most major retailers.