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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, W...

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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....

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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...

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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...

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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 ...

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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...

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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 h...

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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 t...

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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...

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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 enable...

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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...

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Stand down, everyone: Candy Crush Saga developer King won't attempt to enforce a trademark on the word "saga" against Stoic's The Banner Saga. GI.biz reports that King claimed in December The Banner Saga was "confusingly and deceptively similar to [King's] previously used Saga marks" but King has i...

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Sure, we already have Game of Thrones, The Hobbit, The Lord of the Rings and countless other epic fantasies in which to get lost – but there's always room for more. There's especially always room for an epic, hand-painted, Viking fantasy RPG with music by Austin Wintory and turn-based strat...

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The full Banner Saga – not just the Factions PvP multiplayer – is available now through various digital distribution networks for PC and Mac. Raising the flag on the single-player hand-drawn Viking RPG saga will cost $20 (€22.99/£18.99). Created by Stoic Studio, which...

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