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Banner Saga Vita port finally canceled

After over two years in development, The Banner Saga publisher Versus Evil announced via a blog post that the game's PlayStation Vita port has officially been canceled.  They sent word out in a tweet last night.

 
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The Banner Saga feels at home on PS4

Kyle plunged into the icy depths of The Banner Saga almost, aw jeez, exactly two years ago. Somehow I never took that same jump, even though vikings, strategy RPGs, and Oregon Trail all put together in a neat little box is My Kind...

 
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Banner Saga Vita on hold over porting studio's closure

The Banner Saga is coming to PS4 and Xbox One after all. While both the follow up, The Banner Saga 2, and the console ports of the first game have missed their 2015 release windows, the port is slated to come to PS4 and Xbox One on January ...

 
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Banner Saga 2 is 'basically the same' as the first

Game previews are an inherently strange part of this business. You wouldn't read a few pages from an unfinished book and render judgement about the final product. Likewise, we don't often have the opportunity to sample a song's chorus or ta...

 
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The Banner Saga getting a cooperative tabletop miniature game

Stoic released The Banner Saga last year, and it was a great strategy role-playing game. It had characters on a square grid, drama, and lots of death. Basically, it was ripe for conversion to a board game. Today at GenCon, Stoic and its par...

 
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The Banner Saga is finally out on iOS

After a long wait, The Banner Saga is out on iOS platforms. You can grab it now for $9.99 -- for reference, the PC version is still $19.99. The game was released on the PC in January after a successful Kickstarter campaign, and fans ha...

 
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Apple, Banner Saga studio frustrated by iOS game market

The Banner Saga is coming to iOS, but porting isn't the developer's major concern. That's pretty much already done. Stoic's main dilemma is how much the game should cost on the platform. "Apple is frustrated, along with everybody else, abou...

 
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Candy Crush dev now trying to block Banner Saga trademark

Candy Crush Saga developer King is playing hardball. Early this week we learned King successfully trademarked the word "Candy" in the US as it pertains to videogames (and clothing!). It already owns the "Candy" trademark in Europe. It proce...

 
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Review: The Banner Saga

An animal is most dangerous when backed into a corner. Given little choice, and with everything on the line, the imperiled can go to great lengths just to continue drawing breath. Desperation is a terrifyingly powerful thing. The Banner Sag...

 
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Preview: The Banner Saga

It isn't difficult to see why The Banner Saga secured over $723,000 via Kickstarter. The Viking-themed tactical role-playing game is just gorgeous, resembling something along the lines of a classic Disney picture. And it vaunts some se...

 
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Here's how combat will work in The Banner Saga

So we've seen about how the travel system works in the upcoming title The Banner Saga but now we've got a good look at how the turn-based combat will work. Whilst turn-based on a grid isn't a new mechanic it's good to see how stats will af...

 
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Here's a trailer explaining travel in The Banner Saga

Yes, The Banner Saga still looks amazing. Great, now let's move onto some of the actual strategy mechanics which are explained in the trailer above. The traveling system relies on three resources: morale, supplies, and population, all of w...

 
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The Banner Saga will be out in January 2014

After playing the free multiplayer version of The Banner Saga, I've been left wondering when the single-player part would be released. Well wonder no more, as this great-looking launch trailer proclaims, The Banner Saga will be released on...

 
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From the goat shack to Kickstarter: The origin of Stoic

A developer talking passionately about its game, a journalist receiving answers to questions without fail, and nothing in between keeping either side from doing what they set out to do. This is how it should be, but it rarely ever is the...

 
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Journey composer joins up with The Banner Saga

Have you seen The Banner Saga on Kickstarter? Before you run off at my mention of the K-word, know that it has already surpassed its pledge goal (four times over), and more importantly, it looks ridiculously good. Turns out people want a w...

 

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