Banner Saga 3 sharpens its battle axe with new Eternal Arena Game Mode for PC

Stoic, an independent game development company, and Versus Evil, one of the leading independent video game publishers, today announced that Banner Saga 3 launches a new game mode for PC in the form of Eternal Arena. The newly introduced game mode was a $400K Stretch Goal as part of Banner Saga 3’s original funding drive which it comfortably smashed through in less than a week. Over eight thousand backers helped the game reach its funding and stretch goal targets with Stoic being able to deliver the game earlier than scheduled…

Banner Saga 2 Nintendo Switch release date announced

Stoic, an independent game development company, and Versus Evil, one of the leading independent video game publishers, today announced that Banner Saga 2 for Nintendo Switch will launch on Thursday 7th June, 2018. Banner Saga 2 is the exciting sequel to the award winning, BAFTA nominated, indie hit The Banner Saga, a mature-themed role-playing strategy game where a player’s choice directly affects their personal journey. Banner Saga 2 is an emotionally charged sequel as you shoulder increasing responsibility for the survival of your clan in the face of immense grief.…

THE BANNER SAGA OUT NOW ON NINTENDO SWITCH

Stoic, an independent game development company, and Versus Evil, one of the leading independent video game publishers, today announced the award winning, BAFTA nominated, indie hit The Banner Saga role-playing strategy game is now available on the Nintendo Switch. “Congratulations to the Stoic team on another great achievement for the Banner Saga” said Steve Escalante,General Manager of Versus Evil.  “For years amazing games like Fire Emblem, which the Banner Saga has been compared to many times over, have set the bar high on Nintendo hardware.  Banner Saga has been in…

The Banner Saga launches on Tencent’s WeGame Platform

Stoic, an independent game development company, and Versus Evil, one of the leading independent video game publishers, today announced that the epic Viking RPG strategy game The Banner Saga is now available on Tencent’s WeGame platform. The Banner Saga, which launched to much critical acclaim on both PC, console and mobile devices has received several awards and nominations, including winner of the 2014 Geekie Awards for “Best Video Game”, winner of 2014 Game Developers Choice: “Best Debut” award, finalist placement for “Excellence in Visual Arts” category at the Independent Game…

Banner Saga 3 Pledge Manager now available

Stoic, in partnership with Versus Evil, have opened up the Banner Saga 3 PledgeManager site where fans can continue to back development of the game and also pick up pre-order only game branded items, chat with the community and the developers as well as learn more about Banner Saga 3. Kickstarter backers can also fill out their Pledge Manager order and Add-On or Upgrade their pledges to add newly announced Banner Saga swag, including items such as t-shirts, mugs, posters, pins and more. About Banner Saga 3 In Banner Saga…

Successful Banner Saga 3 Kickstarter Ends with Stretch Goals Confirmed

Stoic, an independent game development company, today announced that the crowdfunding campaign for Banner Saga 3 has smashed its initial funding target and unveiled the confirmed stretch goals it will implement into the final game. The 40-day campaign to raise at least $200,000 broke through its funding goal in the first week and ended up raising $416,986, which will be used to enhance production and development of the final game in the three-part saga. Confirmed stretch goals include Playable Dredge, a new Survival Mode, Ubin added as a combat character…

Banner Saga 3 Kickstarter Successfully Funded

Stoic, an independent game development company, today announced that after less than 7 days they have reached the initial $200,000 target for the Banner Saga 3 on Kickstarter. The crowdfunding campaign for the third installment of the turn based strategy series, has now unlocked it’s first stretch goal, with the introduction of playable Dredge if the campaign hits $250,000. Further stretch goals will be revealed as the campaign progresses. “We’re thrilled to have funded the Kickstarter in less than a week. Once again it’s down to the amazing support of…

The Banner Saga 3 Kickstarter launches

Stoic, an independent game development company, today announced that the crowdfunding campaign for Banner Saga 3 is now live on Kickstarter. The 30 day campaign aims to raise at least  $200,000 to bring the award winning, BAFTA-nominated series to a worthy, climatic conclusion. The turn based strategy game, which is steeped in viking culture, originally came to be made after a remarkably successful Kickstarter campaign back in 2012 which allowed the team to raise the bar on production and development plans and saw the first game, The Banner Saga, launch…

The Banner Saga 2 to launch on PlayStation 4 and Xbox One

Stoic, an independent game development company, and Versus Evil, one of the leading independent video game publishers announced that the launch of Banner Saga 2 on consoles would happen much earlier than expected thanks to a collaborative effort between the developers and first party partners Sony and Microsoft.  Banner Saga 2 will launch into the Games with Gold! program for Xbox One on July 1st, 2016.  The game for PlayStation®4 computer entertainment system will launch shortly thereafter on July 5th where PlayStation®Plus members can get 10% off Banner Saga 2…

‘Survival Mode’ for Banner Saga 2 throws down new challenge for gamers

Stoic, an independent game development company, and Versus Evil, one of the leading independent video game publishers, today announced the release of an exciting new game mode for Banner Saga 2 owners – ‘Survival Mode’.  Throwing down the ultimate challenge in turn based, combat battle tactics, Survival Mode pushes players to the limit as they try to survive 40 back to back combat levels. “Survival Mode is something we’ve been working on behind the scenes for a while now,” commented John Watson, Technical Director at Stoic.  “This is an entirely…