Banner Saga 1
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Content Rating: Teen
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.
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It might be four years later than its debut, but I’m glad I was able to experience The Banner Saga. I’m anxious for its sequel to arrive on Switch so I can continue my adventure through this Norse mythology-inspired land. If your favorite aspects of Fire Emblem games were the story and you’re antsy waiting for the series to arrive on Switch, sitting down with The Banner Saga might be a good way to sooth your tactical RPG desires.
A well-written cast, solid story, and stunning art and sound direction all result in a very well designed game and an enjoyable experience. Yes, combat wise, The Banner Saga does nothing new, but it does the basics very well, and the difficulty is well-judged for the most part. Clunky and poorly-explained HUD aside, this is a worthy addition to most Switch libraries, and fans don't have long to wait until The Banner Saga 3 is also released.
It’s always been obvious that The Banner Saga was created to fulfil the creative urges of the developer themselves, rather than pleasing a publisher or targeting an in-built audience. And there are few more admirable achievements than that in video games.