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The Banner Saga 2 Pre-Sales Up, Trilogy Pack Planned

The Banner Saga 2 Pre-Sales Up, Trilogy Pack Planned The folks at TrustedReviews recently caught up with Stoic's Arnie Jorgensen and John Watson, chatting with the art director and tdirector about the impending release of The Banner Saga 2.In the two-part interview, they learn that pre-sales have exceeded the first title by a considerable margin and that the studio's long-term plans are to release The Banner Saga 3 along with a "Gold Edition" trilogy pack.

The Banner Saga 2 Interview

The Banner Saga 2 Interview Stoic's Arnie Jorgensen and John Watson have been busy telling us all about their strategy/RPG follow-up The Banner Saga 2 recently, and that's led to a new Q&A on GameWatcher that focuses on the lessons they learned from the first title, their previous experience at BioWare, their plans to evolve the series into a trilogy, and more.Here's a little something on their financial situation:

The Banner Saga 2 Released

The Banner Saga 2 Released Developer Stoic and publisher Versus Evil have sent out a press release to announce and arguably celebrate the launch of The Banner Saga 2, the sequel to the Kickstarter-funded turn-based RPG from 2014.The title is available on Steam and the Humble Store (which still nets you a Steam key) and a few other online stores, for $19.

The Banner Saga 2 Reviews

The Banner Saga 2 Reviews Much like its predecessor, The Banner Saga 2 -- which is going to be officially released in a few hours -- has received positive scores and assessments for critics, who seem to have loved the game's art style and atmosphere and generally enjoyed the improved mechanics.The writing, though, seems to have received far more criticism, with reviewers occasionally complaining about the fact that new players aren't introduced to the world properly, or that the story suffers from being a middle chapter.

John Watson's Talk at Nasscom GDC: Banner Saga and Indie Success

John Watson's Talk at Nasscom GDC: Banner Saga and Indie Success Matthew Handrahan, an editor at Gameindustry.biz has published an abridged version of the talk John Watson, co-founder of Stoic, gave at Nasscom GDC.

The Banner Saga 3 Announced, Kickstarter Campaign Launched

The Banner Saga 3 Announced, Kickstarter Campaign Launched We knew that Stoic would get around to bringing us The Banner Saga 3 sooner or later, and that awareness has become a reality today with the launch of for the final installment in the turn-based strategy/RPG trilogy.The team, which you'll recall includes some ex-BioWare designers, is seeking a $200,000 funding goal to "bring the award winning, BAFTA-nominated series to a worthy, climatic conclusion.

Narborion Saga Coming to PC

Narborion Saga Coming to PC Narborion Saga, a fantasy adventure RPG previously released on touchscreen devices, is coming to PC through Steam in late March, 2017.Personally, I have very little familiarity with mobile games of any kind, so I'll just let the press release describe it: It sounds quite interesting.

How Image Transformed From 90s Cheese to the Most Progressive Publisher in the Game

How Image Transformed From 90s Cheese to the Most Progressive Publisher in the Game The seven Image artists knew Marvel was getting richer and richer while their page rate stayed the same.It’s not wrong to say that the first wave of Image books were pretty bad.

The Banner Saga 3 Kickstarter Campaign Funded

The Banner Saga 3 Kickstarter Campaign Funded For those of you invested in the conclusion of The Banner Saga trilogy, here's a piece of good news: the third and final installment of the series has been successfully funded on Kickstarter.The initial $200,000 were gathered in less than a week and now it's time for stretch goals.

The Banner Saga 3 Kickstarter Update #5: The Dredge

The Banner Saga 3 Kickstarter Update #5: The Dredge As the Kickstarter campaign for the third installment of The Banner Saga nears its $250,000 stretch goal, that would introduce playable dredge characters to the game, we get an update on who or what these mysterious creatures are.The update consists of two parts: the first one stays in character and talks about the dredge as if it were a story from within the Banner Saga world; the second one goes into the realm of gameplay spoilers, describing various units the dredge faction can have and what they can do, along with illustrations and pieces of concept art.

The Banner Saga 3 Updates

The Banner Saga 3 Updates With 28 more days in the campaign, The Banner Saga 3 has reached its first stretch goal.Dredge heroes are now officially in, and the campaign moves onto its next two goals: Survival Mode, and the return of a long-lost character – Ubin.

Narborion Saga PC Release Date

Narborion Saga PC Release Date PC release of Narborion Saga will occur on March 21, 2017.This, previously mobile RPG, promises enough tweaks to become appealing to the PC audience: Since, from the looks of it, the game combines choose your own adventure segments with roguelike dungeon crawling, which are both quite compelling without being too system-heavy, I would say there's a chance it will come out at least decent.

The Banner Saga 3 Updates: Survival Mode and Q&A

The Banner Saga 3 Updates: Survival Mode and Q&A With 21 days left to go and over $280,000 pledged, the Kickstarter campaign for The Banner Saga 3 has a couple of new updates.One describes the Survival Mode that's coming to the game when the stretch goal of $300,000 is reached, and lists the new achievements Stoic will be adding to the game: The other reminds us that a total of 5000 backers has been surpassed(close to 6000 at the time this post goes up), which is an impressive milestone.

The Banner Saga 3 Updates: A New Stretch Goal and Combat Mechanics

The Banner Saga 3 Updates: A New Stretch Goal and Combat Mechanics The $300,000 stretch goal for The Banner Saga 3 has been reached, so Survival Mode is in.The latest campaign update starts the countdown towards the next goal: the return of Ubin.