Welcome to the review of Risk, where we’ll dive into the features, benefits, pros and cons of Risk against a number of alternatives, to find you the very best Board games.

To start with, let’s take a quick look at the overall stats for this product, to give a quick idea of how it fares against the competition.

Quality

9.1

Price

9.8

Reviews

8.9

Overall

9.3


Risk

Top customer reviews of Risk

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  • Take over the world in this game of strategy conquest. In the Risk game, the goal is simple: players aim to conquer their enemies; territories by building an army, moving their troops in, and engaging in battle. Depending on the roll of the dice, a player will either defeat the enemy or be defeated. This exciting game is filled with betrayal, alliances, and surprise attacks. On the battlefield, anything goes; Defeat all of the enemy troops in a territory to conquer that territory and get one step closer to global conquest; The player who completes his or her secret mission first — and reveals the Secret Mission card to prove it — wins. And rememberwhen it comes to taking over the world, its all about who is willing to take the biggest Risk. Features updated figures — includes 300 figures. Improved mission cards speed up the game; features 12 secret missions. 2 or more players. For ages 10 years and over. WARNING(S): Not suitable for children under 3 years old. Only for domestic use. To be used under the direct supervision of an adult.
  • Product codes: 5010994905620 6164328

Our goal here at TheReviewHut is to bring the best and most detailed reviews from verified customers. We feel that the best way to really get into the depths of how good a product is, is to ask actual customers. You know that a customer is going to leave a reliable and honest review, which is what makes them our most valuable asset when it comes to buying Board games. The growth of the internet has meant that we’re well and truly inundated with choice. Pick any product and you can guarantee there’s going to be a huge variety of retailers, brands and product types to choose from. Which is where we come in, we’re going to help you narrow down your choice from the 403 products in the Board games and the 2 available from Retro Series for you to choose if Risk is the right product for you. Our reviews are predominantly based on products available from major retailers, for example our Risk reviews are based on customer reviews from argos.co.uk.


Risk is currently on sale at argos.co.uk for just £37.99. To give you an idea of how that fares against other similar products, we’ve run a little comparison. For example you can expect to pay £22.32 on average for a product in the Board games category. The most expensive product in this category is £129.99, whereas the cheapest product available in the same category is £29.99.

The other element that’s worth comparing is the prices charged for products from Retro Series. There are a total of 2 products available at argos.co.uk, but specifically in the Board games category there are 2 products from Retro Series. The average price of a product from Retro Series is £33.99, with the cheapest coming in at £29.99 and most expensive currently available at £37.99.

Having had a quick look into some of the key stats for the price of Risk, it’s easy to understand how it achieved it’s great price score of 9.8 out of 10. This is particularly clear because its such a great price for a product from a high end brand like Retro Series.

Reviews of Risk

As we’ve said right at the start of this review, the most credible and important reviewer of a product like Risk, is you, the customer. So we’ve pulled together some of the key customer reviews across the internet to find the retailer that provides you with the best most detailed customer reviews. As you can imagine the best reviews are most typically available from the major retailers, as they get the most volume of sales. Once you’ve clicked on the “see customer reviews” button, take your time to read plenty of them, you’ll find that there’s lots of great reviews which is why we’ve scored Risk 8.9 out of 10 for it’s Review Score.

When developing our overall score for a product, we take into account a number of factors, from it’s quality, price, features and reviews to give you an overall idea of how the product compares to the competition. For Risk we’ve given it an overall score of 9.3 out of 10, which makes it right up there with the very best in the Board games category. Whilst conducting our scan of customer reviews for Risk, we also grab the price of the product, so that we’re able to provide a price comparison. In our most recent search we found that the cheapest retailer selling Risk was argos.co.uk, selling it at just £37.99.

Risk Alternatives

There are 2 Retro Series products, and 403 Board games available from argos.co.uk so you’re probably here because like many others, you’re overwhelmed with choice. There’s just too much to choose from and we need to read reviews in order to understand if Risk is as good as the retailers and manufacturers claim it is. There are plenty of alternatives to choose from if you do decide that Risk isn’t right for you, so take your time before committing to buy and spend some time comparing the features as well as the price of some of the alternatives.

One of the other really great ways to get a better understanding of how good a product is, particularly with Board games, is to watch a view video reviews on YouTube. Make sure you watch videos by genuine customers though, as sometimes reviews are conducted by the retailer themselves or by YouTubers that have been provided the product for free in order to provide a review, which of course is going to bias their opinion. We’ve given a YouTube video below for Risk which you may find useful, and you can can also find more pictures too using Google.

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