Posts Tagged ‘Stoic Studio’

New release: The Banner Saga 2

Stoic Studio, creators of viking sRPG The Banner Saga (previously checked out here), have just announced the release of the second installment in that series: that, of course, being The Banner Saga 2. The premise: Continue your journey soon after the climactic events of The Banner Saga. The choices you made in the first game […]

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Banner Saga 2 release date announced

Stoic Studio has just announced the release date for part 2 of The Banner Saga (somewhat-strangely entitled The Banner Saga 2, as though it were a sequel). Although it’s a continuation of the story from the series’ first outing, The Banner Saga 2 is planned to feature some improvements, most notably improvements to the game’s […]

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The Banner Saga released on iOS

The Banner Saga, Stoic Studio‘s viking strategy-RPG-cum-interactive-cel-shaded-animation has finally been released for mobile devices: specifically, for iPhone and iPads of the 4S generation and later. (The game won’t run on anything from the iPhone 4 generation or earlier.) In case you missed it, my first impressions piece on the PC version of the game from […]

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Full disclosure: I backed The Banner Saga on Kickstarter back in 2012. I was excited about it then, and I remain excited about it now. It was with some glee that I downloaded the game and played through the first chapter last night; you can witness that, along with my commentary (and attempts at voice-acting […]

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New release: The Banner Saga

After a long and harrowing development, Stoic Studio‘s epic strategy RPG The Banner Saga has finally been released! Based on Norse mythology, The Banner Saga puts you in charge of leading a caravan of vikings fleeing from an approaching army of supernatural enemies. Along the way, you’ll settle disputes, make hard choices, traverse dialog trees […]

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The Banner Saga release date announced

Stoic Studio has posted a new trailer revealing an official release date for The Banner Saga. (The single player campaign, that is, not Factions.) The date: January 14, 2014. Here’s the trailer:

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Banner Saga Factions out of beta: now what?

Multiplayer tactics battler The Banner Saga: Factions (previously covered here) has been given a soft launch; it will be available to the general public (i.e. not just Kickstarter backers) next Monday, February 25th. In the wake of this announcement, Alex Thomas of Stoic Studio took to Kickstarter to explain the delay in getting the single […]

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The Banner Saga: Factions enters open beta

Multiplayer for The Banner Saga, the tactical-RPG-cum-viking-tale previously covered here, has just entered open beta. Now referring to this as The Banner Saga: Factions, Stoic Studio describes it simply: “a competitive multiplayer game where you fight against other players online to be the last one standing.” Now, I don’t normally post about pure multiplayer outings on […]

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The Banner Saga: New Trailer

Stoic Studio writes in to announce the release of a trailer for The Banner Saga (last posted about here), which they say contains “real gameplay footage.” Well! There’s not much to do but give it a watch, eh?   Personally, I have a hard time believing that that’s actual footage of the combat, what with […]

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The Banner Saga announced / Stoic Studio interview

IndieGameMag reports that Stoic Studio, a newly-formed indie operation consisting of three former Bioware employees, have announced that they are creating a new turn-based tactical RPG called The Banner Saga. On their site, the devs describe their game as follows: role-playing meets turn-based strategy, wrapped into an adventure mini-series about vikings. Travel through stunning landscapes […]

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