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The Banner Saga

Versus Evil, Stoic
Jan 14, 2014 - PlayStation 4, Xbox One, PC, Xbox Series X/S, PlayStation 5
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OpenCritic Rating

81

Top Critic Average

78%

Critics Recommend

Eurogamer
Recommended
IGN
8.6 / 10
Eurogamer
Recommended
PC Gamer
82 / 100
Metro GameCentral
7 / 10
GamesRadar+
4.5 / 5
Game Informer
8.5 / 10
GameSpot
7 / 10
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Critic Reviews for The Banner Saga

Released on consoles at last, this elegantly grim adventure at the end of the world is that rare contradiction: a nostalgic original.

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IGN

8.6 / 10.0
Leif Johnson

The Banner Saga is a beautiful, brutal tactical RPG.

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The Banner Saga's strong mechanics are enhanced by a compelling storyline and characters as colourful as its visual palette.

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There are deeper strategy games, but few where you'll feel quite so invested in the outcome. Recommended.

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Some of the most difficult decision-making in gaming, both tactically and morally, but occasional rough edges betray the game's small budget and short development time.

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With a refreshingly unique aesthetic, well-written story, and challenging gameplay, The Banner Saga is an excellent adventure well worth your time.

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Fans of tactical RPGs can find a lot to enjoy here

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More often than not, the gorgeous and intriguing Banner Saga successfully balances the conflicting ideas of strategic control and arbitrary consequence.

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OpenCritic Coverage

The Banner Saga headed to Switch on May 17th

The Banner Saga headed to Switch on May 17th



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