The Banner Saga Summary
If you're one of the 4,000 who pledged to see Stoic finish their trilogy with The Banner Saga, you're making it happen. It's funded.
Allowing their would-be players control over their first game was one thing, but Stoic eventually decided to go the self-funding way for Banner Saga 2. Missing the mark, they're turning back to the watchful eyes of player's cash to finish the trilogy.
Following the huge success of indie smash-hit The Banner Saga, everything was looking up for the ex-Bioware startup. But a few wrong decisions left its sequel performing far below its predecessor.
The Banner Sagaback in January, 2014, a visually astonishing blend of animated Norse storytelling and turn-based tactical combat. Now the game's lead director is working on a new title.
Killers and Thieves has the player running a thieves guild, hiring burglars and bandits to do their dirty work, upgrading their base of operations, and planning elaborate heists. Like Banner Saga, it makes use of some beautiful 2D, hand-drawn visuals, but this time they're inspired by the work of comic artist
This summer indie publisherwill be bringing the post-apocalyptic roguelike RPG Bedlam to PC, from developer Skyshine Games, who has been working with Stoic's Banner Saga engine.
We'll lead a "motley crew of humans, mutants, robots, and cyborgs" across a wasteland fighting off marauders and other terrors as we pilot the last remaining colossal Dozer, the Boneshaker.