The Banner Saga Archive

  • Banner Saga 3 Marches Onto Kickstarter

    Five years since successfully crowdfunding the original Banner Saga, Stoic Games has launched a Kickstarter campaign to fund the third and final chapter in the epic turn-based strategy role-playing saga about Vikings, managing an army through brutal conditions, and making hard choices with lasting consequences. […]

    Full Story

  • Enjoy a Brief Teaser for The Banner Saga 2

    Likely to receive a full reveal in a few weeks at E3 2015, The Banner Saga 2 has emerged today in a sneak peek teaser trailer titled “Into the Abyss.” It’s only 20 seconds long, but that’s enough to get this fan of the original […]

    Full Story

  • Discussion Review: The Banner Saga

    Discussion Review: The Banner Saga

    Review written by Matt Litten & Stephen Byers. Stephen: Powered by Kickstarter, The Banner Saga is a new role playing game with gorgeous hand drawn animations and an interesting take on tactical combat. What is not made clear and needs to be said at the […]

    Full Story

  • Banner Saga, Broken Age, Luftrausers and More Game Soundtracks Can Be Yours for as Little as a Dollar

    Banner Saga, Broken Age, Luftrausers and More Game Soundtracks Can Be Yours for as Little as a Dollar

    Have a passion for video game music? Well then check this deal out! Game Music Bundle 7, hosted by Loudr.fm, is now available, and for the next 15 days (well, 14 and a handful of hours at this point) you can score a bunch of […]

    Full Story

  • Gather ‘Round for a Breathtaking Banner Saga Medley

    Gather ‘Round for a Breathtaking Banner Saga Medley

    Perhaps the only thing more beautiful than The Banner Saga‘s artwork is the game’s original score, composed by Austin Wintory. Two of the other standout musical talents behind the soundtrack are violinist Taylor Davis and singer Malukah, their respective instrumental and vocal performances bringing such […]

    Full Story

  • The Banner Saga Has Begun

    The Banner Saga Has Begun

    The Banner Saga, the epic Viking RPG from the three-man indie team at Stoic Studio, is officially out today on Steam (and other digital download sites) after a Kickstarter campaign successfully crowd funded the project with more than $700k. I got started on an early […]

    Full Story

  • A Rough But Oh So Beautiful Guide to Travel in The Banner Saga

    A Rough But Oh So Beautiful Guide to Travel in The Banner Saga

    Kickstarter funded indie strategy-RPG The Banner Saga has been traveling a very long road toward completion, a journey that will finally come to an end when the PC/Mac game with the prettiest beards and banners launches on January 14, 2014. Appropriately, travel is a huge […]

    Full Story

  • The Banner Saga Has the Prettiest Beards and Banners You’ll Ever See in a Video Game

    The Banner Saga Has the Prettiest Beards and Banners You’ll Ever See in a Video Game

    Holy cow, does The Banner Saga look absolutely beautiful! Successfully Kickstarted as of the spring of 2012, The Banner Saga is a turn-based strategy role-playing game inspired by Viking culture and Norse mythology, brought to life by some of the most glorious hand-painted 2D graphics […]

    Full Story