Japanese Version of Epic Viking RPG also Launches Today
Banner Saga 2 is the exciting sequel to the award winning, BAFTA nominated, indie hit The Banner Saga, an epic Viking role-playing strategy game where a player’s choice directly affects their personal journey.
“We are incredibly happy to be launching in Japan and to be able to add additional language support to Banner Saga 2 so that fans of the series all around the world can enjoy this epic saga,” said John Watson, Technical Director at Stoic. “It’s always been our aim to make the game as accessible and rewarding as possible for all our fans.” he added.
The Banner Saga, which launched to much critical acclaim has received several awards and nominations, including winner of the 2014 Geekie Awards for “Best Video Game”, winner of 2014 Game Developers Choice: “Best Debut” award, finalist placement for “Excellence in Visual Arts” category at the Independent Game Festival, 3 BAFTA Award Nominations, and winner of Pocket Gamer’s 2015 Best Adventure/RPG Game and Best Android Game of the Year.
Stoic is an independent game developer based out of Austin, Texas, formed in early 2012 by three veteran game developers. Each is dedicated to making great games that are artful, independent and unique. Today, the studio is headed by Arnie Jorgensen and John Watson – both industry vets who are now dedicated to continuing as independent game developers. The Banner Saga™ and The Banner Saga: Factions™ content is used by permission. © Stoic LLC. 2012-2016 All rights reserved.
About Versus Evil
Versus Evil, LLC is a US based independent video game publisher behind critically acclaimed indie titles such as The Banner Saga, Guild of Dungeoneering and Armikrog. The company was founded on the principles of helping independent game developers be financially and creatively successful in the highly competitive video games market and has published games on all major mobile, PC and console platforms. Led by group of AAA games industry veterans, Versus Evil’s services include the full suite of publishing support including brand marketing, community, social, PR, creative, production, QA, legal, distribution and other general business support. As a global publisher, the Versus Evil team is strategically placed around the world with presences in California, Texas, Maryland and New York and works with indie studios in North America, South America, and Europe.