The Banner Saga for PlayStation 4
PS4

The Banner Saga

Jan 12, 2016
8.47
playscore
Good
264th of 5235

Trailer, Gameplay, & Screenshots

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About this game

Developer: Stoic
Content Rating: Teen

Summary

Live through an epic role-playing Viking saga where your strategic choices directly affect your personal journey. Make allies as you travel with your caravan across this stunning yet harsh landscape. Carefully choose those who will help fight a new threat that jeopardizes an entire civilization. Every decision you make in travel, conversation and combat has a meaningful effect on the outcome as your story unfolds. Not everyone will survive, but they will be remembered.

Gamer Reviews

1642 Reviews
9.07

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Critic Reviews

17 Reviews
7.87
Tom OrryJan 13, 2016
The desolate landscapes, the constant fear of death, the beautiful artwork, it's all top notch stuff. I'm just not sure the core mechanics that make up the bulk of actual gameplay are strong enough.
Jowi MeliJan 12, 2016
Sure, it’s not always perfect — the game’s lack of guidance, difficulty spikes and voice acting may occasionally leave you feeling a little lost and alone — but perhaps that’s just in keeping with the unforgiving Norse world that inspired it.
Jim HargreavesJan 12, 2016
It makes one or two minor stumbles along the way, but The Banner Saga continues to stand tall two years after its original release. Empowered a truly jaw-dropping art direction and the masterful audio work of composer Austin Wintory, Stoic’s plans to expand the franchise are certainly justifiable.

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