Stoic, a company formed by ex-BioWare members, have announced their upcoming role-playing/turn-based strategy hybrid game, that is wrapped into an adventure mini-series about vikings. In The Banner Saga, players will have to travel through stunning landscapes straight out of an animated film as their party escapes what could be the end of everything.
Battle painstakingly hand-animated foes in strategic, turn-based combat. Make decisions with real consequences in conversations with people you’ll actually care about.
According to the team, The Banner Saga is a mature game aimed at gamers who appreciate art, story and strategy.
The Banner Saga is slated for a Summer 2012 release on the PC and you can view its announcement trailer below.
The Banner Saga Announcement Trailer