In this variant of the strategy board game Risk, the player must take on famous historical rulers and military strategists such as Napoleon Bonaparte, George Washington, Catherine the Great, and others, in a worldwide campaign for world domination. The player can deploy troops, attack enemies, defend territories, and earn medals for strategic accomplishments.
There are three different game modes: the Classic RISK game, the Secret Mission RISK game, and the Capital RISK game. The player is also able to modify play options such as Commander Mode, Attack Advantage, Map changes, and Territory troop maximums. Up to six players can play with two controllers or online.