The Banner Saga is a role-playing game merged with turn-based strategy, wrapped into an adventure mini-series about vikings. Travel through stunning landscapes straight out of an animated film. Battle painstakingly hand-animated foes in strategic, turn-based combat harkening back to the classic "Tactics" days of gaming. Make decisions with consequences in conversations with people you'll truly care about.
A man down on his luck will do anything for survival. I learned that the hard way when I forcefully took livestock from an innocent farmer unwilling to trade it to me. Did I feel good about it? Absolutely not, but when you've got an entire clan looking to you for leadership and survival, you do what you must to survive. This is life on the run in The Banner Saga. Driven from your lands by a horde of Dredge, an ancient race of menacing creatures who have returned from the icy wastes of the north, it is up to you to lead your caravan of refugee vikings across the frigid wilderness. But lead them to where? With the world seemingly coming to an end, you spend most of the game blindly roaming from city to city -- Oregon Trail style -- fighting off nature's deadly elements,... Read Review