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The Banner Saga Collectors Edition trudging to Europe and Australia [update: More territories!]

Update: Sold Out has clarified that The Banner Saga Collectors Edition will be available in all of Europe and Australia as well. More vikings to go around! Like the vikings whose tale it tells, The Banner Saga will soon be marching across the land ... into UK retail stores. Okay, so the analogy...

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El Banner Saga now available in six new languages

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...

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The Banner Saga coming to iPad, Android, Windows tablets this summer

Stoic Studio's crowdfunded tactical-RPG The Banner Saga is headed to iPad, Android, and Windows tablet devices this summer, publisher Versus Evil announced today. Backed by a successful Kickstarter campaign, The Banner Saga is a high-stakes, story-based strategy game in which player choice...

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King crushes trademark dispute with Banner Saga, CandySwipe devs

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...

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Austin Wintory takes inspiration from Banner Saga's exhausted warriors

Austin Wintory doesn't like manipulating people. He could, pretty easily, if he wanted to, because he's a gifted musician with a knack for creating evocative music, but he doesn't have any interest in forcing you to feel a certain way. His approach to scoring a game like The Banner Saga is less...

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The Banner Saga review: Needles and pins

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...

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Banner Saga dev will make another 'saga' game despite King's trademark

Candy Crush Saga developer King says it isn't trying to strip Stoic Studio's The Banner Saga of its name – but a legal opposition to the word "Saga" remains in action, Stoic says. In a statement on its website, Stoic says it's making another game in the Banner Saga universe, regardless of...

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Candy Crush Saga dev won't oppose The Banner Saga's name

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...

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Joystiq Streams: The Banner Saga [Update: Watch the replay!]

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...

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The Banner Saga marches to PC and Mac in January

Stoic Studio's strategy RPG The Banner Saga will launch on January 14, 2014. The developer announced that the game is essentially "playable from front to back," in an update on its Kickstarter page. Stoic Studios earned $723,886 on the funding platform in April 2012 to develop the full game. ...

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