Electronic Arts has just announced that the classic board game RISK will be coming to iPhone and iPod Touch this summer. Players will be able to take on advanced AI or challenge up to six friends in a race to rule the world.

The original game of global domination, RISK for iPhone will feature a completely updated look and feel while retaining the essential elements of the old-school RISK experience. You’ll be able to build armies to attack enemies, fortify your territories and conquer all six continents

From the EA Press Room:

Key Features

THE ORIGINAL WAR GAME TRADITION LIVES ON IN AN EXPLOSIVE NEW WAY
The updated look and feel also captures the powerful tradition of the authentic RISK experience. Strategize over the world map, attack with a “roll” of the dice, and fortify your advances with the same rule set as the classic board game.

ENGAGE IN MULTIPLE MODES OF BATTLE
Test your power against strong AI opponents, each featuring unique strategies and even emotional responses. Escalate the action in two Multiplayer modes. Challenge up to 4 of your greatest rivals via WiFi or Bluetooth, or up to 6 with Pass ‘n Play.

CRUSH YOUR OPPONENTS AND ACHIEVE HONOR
Attack enemy forces, and transfer and fortify your armies in phase-based warfare. Track the progress and relative strength of opponents with easily accessible in-game statistics. Earn an extensive list of achievements as your armies dominate territory after territory.

STAY ON THE MARCH BACKED BY AN INSPIRING SOUNDTRACK
Stirring sound effects and morale-boosting music enhance the feelings of struggle – and triumph!

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