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The Banner Saga is an "impractical game" that "would not exist" without crowd-funding, says Stoic

As Banner Saga 3 sails past its Kickstarter goal of $200,000 in less than a week, Stoic’s technical director John Watson has told MCV that the series as a whole would not exist without the support of crowd-funding.  "Banner Saga, really, is an improbable game," Watson tells us. "It is unique …

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Banner Saga 3 Kickstarter campaign is now live

Stoic has announced that its Kickstarter campaign for Banner Saga 3 is now live.The studio is hoping to raise $200,000 over the course of thirty days to help fund development for the final instalment in its award-winning turn-based strategy series. We’re going full circle and returning to Kickstarter where it …

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The Banner Saga hits consoles next month

The PS4 and Xbox One editions of The Banner Saga are due out next month, Versus Evil has announced. The warmly-received tactical RPG will debut on Sony and Microsoft’s current-gen consoles on January 12th. It originally launched for PC, Mac, Linux, Android and iOS back in January 2014. The developer …

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The Banner Saga 2 will miss 2015 release window

The sequel to last year’s hit tactical RPG The Banner Saga won’t make its 2015 release window, Versus Evil has announced. The publisher confirmed the delay toEurogamer, though it didn’t give a reason and wouldn’t state if the game would get a simultaneous release across PC, PS4 and Xbox One …

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The Banner Saga 2 in the works for PC, PS4, Xbox One

A sequel to Stoic Studio’s hit strategy game The Banner Saga is heading to PC and new-gen consoles, publisher Versus Evil has confirmed. The Banner Saga 2 has been given a 2015 release window and is in development for Windows, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One. The original Banner Saga is …

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The Banner Saga marches onto iOS

Stoic’s visually striking The Banner Saga has made the move from PC to iOS. The port of the successfully crowdfunded title is compatible with both iPhone and iPad and costs 6.99. The game is sadly probably not best known for either its gameplay or unique presentation but instead for the …

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The Banner Saga: Collector’s Edition coming to UK retail

A boxed Collector’s Edition of indie hit The Banner Saga will be coming to UK retail on July 25th. Sold Out Sales and Marketing Limited will offer the Viking-themed tactical role-playing game as a physical release for the first time. A spin-off of the retail sales team at Mastertronic, Sold …

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Stoic calls for King to lift ‘saga’ trademark dispute

If King’s intentions are as innocent as the company claim it should withdraw its trademarks dispute with Stoic, the indie dev has argued. Two years ago, the three of us at Stoic set out to make an epic viking game: The Banner Saga. We did, and people loved it, so …

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Now King targets The Banner Saga with trademark claim

Candy Crush Saga maker King is now targeting the maker of a recently released indie strategy game on Steam. It was revealed yesterday that the company is trying to trademark the word ‘candy’ for use in the video games market. Now it appears that it is also trying to protect …

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