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A Vita version of Stoic Studio's viking RPG The Banner Saga was revealed at Sony's PlayStation Experience event earlier this month, just after the game's sequel was announced. To celebrate the game's forthcoming PlayStation ports, the developer offered a new trailer to reintroduce its story.

December 12th 2014 at 8:30pm 0 Comments
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The Banner Saga 2 further unraveled today to reveal PS4, Xbox One (via ID@Xbox) and PC as its platforms, along with a 2015 release window. Following its succinct reveal at last week's Game Awards there's not much more to go on than that, we're afraid. More details are due in early 2015, publisher V...

December 8th 2014 at 9:00am 0 Comments
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Four games from independent developers will arrive on PS4 in early 2015, each courtesy of publisher Versus Evil. The publisher, which specializes in assisting independent devs reach new platforms and regions, revealed Stoic Studio's viking RPG The Banner Saga among the handful of games destined for...

November 10th 2014 at 4:30pm 0 Comments
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The Banner Saga has journeyed for almost an entire year to finally land on the iOS App Store, selling for $10. It's available on iPhone 4S or better devices. Developer Stoic Studio says in a tweet that it is "actively working on the Android version." The Banner Saga was originally due out on mob...

October 3rd 2014 at 2:00pm 0 Comments
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The Banner Saga added another trophy to its haul this month by collecting the The Geekie Award for Best Indie Video Game. Stoic's turn-based strategy RPG was up against tough competition from the likes of Outlast, Don't Starve, Axle and Octodad: The Dadliest Catch. But a winner had to be chosen and...

August 26th 2014 at 8:00am 0 Comments
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Stoic Studio's Nordic tactical-RPG The Banner Saga goes portable on iPad, Android, and Windows tablets next month. Pocketgamer reported on the updated release window after the game missed its "summer" window. No pricing has been revealed to take up the banner on mobile devices, but speculation has...

August 22nd 2014 at 12:00pm 0 Comments
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Slaying creatures of Nordic myth is great fun in English - our four of five stars review states as much - but for those who don't habla ingles, developer Stoic Studio has localized The Banner Saga for a handful of new languages. You've probably already guessed that Spanish is among the six new ton...

June 26th 2014 at 4:00pm 0 Comments
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Stoic Studio's crowdfunded tactical-RPG The Banner Saga is headed to iPad, Android, and Windows tablet devices this summer, publisher Versus Evil announced today. Backed by a successful Kickstarter campaign, The Banner Saga is a high-stakes, story-based strategy game in which player choice drives...

June 25th 2014 at 1:26pm 0 Comments
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Candy Crush Saga developer King settled trademark disputes with The Banner Saga developer Stoic Studio and CandySwipe developer Runsome Apps, according to updates from both studios. "Stoic is pleased to have come to an agreement with King regarding Stoic's The Banner Saga trademark, which enables...

April 18th 2014 at 4:30pm 0 Comments
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Austin Wintory doesn't like manipulating people. He could, pretty easily, if he wanted to, because he's a gifted musician with a knack for creating evocative music, but he doesn't have any interest in forcing you to feel a certain way. His approach to scoring a game like The Banner Saga is less abo...

February 14th 2014 at 12:30pm 0 Comments
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I never learned how to play chess. Every time I remind my dad of this fact, he's surprised – he adores chess and swears he taught me how to play, at least once, and he probably did. That doesn't mean I learned anything. Chess involves a lineup of pieces with individual rules, boundaries and s...

February 3rd 2014 at 1:00pm 0 Comments