Banner Saga is an epic Viking journey, where your strategic choices directly affect your personal story, as well as the outcome of conflicts encountered during your struggle for survival. The 2-D fantasy realm, inspired by Norse mythology, sees you exploring new lands and uncovering ancient secrets. You'll have to plan strategically to overcome foes in tactical combat.
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Strategic Combat. Take on big bad enemies with your band of humans and giants. Every character has their own style of combat, and you need to use each specific style to your advantage.
A Dexluxe Storyline. In addition to the detailed strategy, and expansive world, there's also a deluxe storyline with animated cut scenes.
An Expansive World. There's a great big world to explore in The Banner Saga. You will cross many regions with over a dozen hours of gameplay.
What is it about?
Banner Saga features beautifully hand-drawn combat sequences and animations, accompanied by an evocative score from Grammy-nominated composer Austin Wintory. There are more than 25 characters to choose from in this epic game, but you must be wise in how you play them. Within this RPG, it is all too easy to lose a character permanently if you make poor choices.
For those who...
- Enjoy Norse mythology
- Love tactical combat
Not for those who...
- Aren't fans of Vikings
- Don't enjoy games with deep, compelling storylines
Why we love it
The game features beautiful hand-drawn animations, and provides you with a wealth of characters to choose from. The deep story-driven gameplay changes based on decisions you make, as characters who you allow to die in combat are lost permanently. It's a truly challenging game to master, with hours of fun gameplay.
App Store Description
Embark on your own epic journey in Banner Saga, the critically acclaimed tactical RPG where your strategic choices directly affect your personal story and the world around you.
Leave your home and strike out on a desperate journey to save your people. Lead your caravan across stunning environments and into war with enemy clans and vicious Drudge soldiers. Build relationships and make choices that will shape the future of your clan as you scramble to survive in this beautiful, bleak world.
Banner Saga Features:
- A unique fantasy realm inspired by Norse mythology – explore a grim world shaped by the legends of the Vikings. Uncover ancient lore and battle tooth and nail to carve out a new bastion in a world abandoned by the gods.
- Beautiful 2D rotoscope animation - immerse yourself in beautifully hand drawn combat sequences and animations, accompanied by an evocative score from Grammy-nominated composer Austin Wintory.
- Real choices with real consequences – every decision you make on the trail, in conversation and during combat has a meaningful effect on the outcome as your unique story unfolds.
- Over 25 playable characters with unique personalities – form relationships in and out of combat with a variety of characters from 7 different classes, each with unique abilities and upgrade options to fit your play style.
- Strategic combat with permanent repercussions – choose your warriors, form your strategy and strike. Adapt to a dynamic battlefield where your tactics determine who lives and who dies. Victory, defeat and even the permanent loss of a character depends on the choices you make.
- Winner of the Geekie Award for best Indie Video Game, 2014, Independent Games Festival Finalist for Excellence in Visual Art and Honorable mentions for Design and Audio.
Only your choices can guide your caravan through the harsh winter, past mystical enemies and brutal Viking clans. When the trail is uncertain, can you take the lead?
Download Banner Saga and begin your journey today.
NOTE: Banner Saga does NOT run on iPhone 4. iPhone 4S and more modern devices recommended.