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Seven months after the American Federation of Musicians threatened Grammy Award-winning composer Austin Wintory with a $50,000 fine for recording the soundtrack to The Banner Saga against regulations, the music union has issued an official fine of $2,500. Despite a looming January 19 deadline, Win...

January 15th 2015 at 6:00pm 0 Comments
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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 developer Stoic Studio is developing The Banner Saga 2, the studio announced during tonight's The Game Awards in Las Vegas. No other details were announced, but this is indeed a welcome surprise – in our review of The Banner Saga, we said, "The Banner Saga is a human story tol...

December 5th 2014 at 9:45pm 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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Who needs AC/DC and Aerosmith for their gym workouts when you could listen to smooth grooves of video game soundtracks? The Game Music Bundle 7 from Loudr offers 17 albums of audio delights, including tunes from Austin Wintory (Journey, The Banner Saga), Peter McConnell (Broken Age, Hearthstone: He...

April 19th 2014 at 11:30am 0 Comments