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Hasbro Adds Risk Facebook Game

Hasbro has partnered with Electronic Arts to launch the "Risk: Factions" game for play on Facebook. The first free-to-play social gaming version of the iconic strategy game brings a new and innovative approach to a classic game.In addition to th

In addition to the traditional strategy, players will enjoy social gaming features such as ranking skills against friends and random players, customizable home bases and gifts for friends in the game.

“For over 50 years, millions of Risk game fans around the world have been engrossed with commanding troops and occupying enemy territory in an effort to rule the world,” says Mark Blecher, senior vice president and general manager of digital media and marketing at Hasbro. “By creating a free-to-play social gaming version, fans will be able to battle Facebook friends from around the globe anytime and anywhere, bringing a whole new meaning to the term ‘world domination.’”

“Risk presents an ideal game design for Facebook platform and we’re thrilled to introduce our unique take on the Risk brand to millions of fans on Facebook,” says Chip Lange, senior vice president and general manager of the Hasbro division at Electronic Arts. “With EA's innovative approach in reimagining the Risk brand, we believe people will delight in the mix of player-versus-player action and our quirky take on the factions in the battle.”

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