VIDEO | PC, PS4, Xbox One Tuesday, January 12, 2016 | 6:55 PM

Our PS4 videos of The Banner Saga

Our PS4 videos of The Banner Saga

Almost two years after its PC release, The Banner Saga has finally found its way to our consoles. As you probably know, the game received a very warm welcome at the time and it was only fair considering how interesting the gameplay mechanics and the story itself were. If you like strategy and if you like to influence the main plot with your choices, then look no further. From what we've seen, the controls have been well adapted to work perfectly with a controller, so make sure to check out our videos to see if the genre has a chance to appeal to you. Our only grudge with the game so far is that loading times are a bit too long and frequent. With the upcoming release of Invisible Inc. on PS4, it's great to see that strategy games are not only for PC gamers anymore.


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Commented on 2016-01-12 19:11:02
I heard the loadings in console versions are kinda horrible. I liked this game on PC, through it wasn't that excellent. Hope they make the second better :)
Commented on 2016-01-12 19:13:03 In reply to martan
Loading times are indeed a bit surprising, but after Just Cause 3, it feels like playing on a cartridge. :p
Commented on 2016-01-13 15:36:27
Is this game good for people who never got into rts games for whatever reason?I mean does it ease you into it and before you know it you're addicted.
Commented on 2016-01-13 15:43:11 In reply to Ian_Nottingham
Invisible Inc. seems to be more my thing but if you check our videos, you'll see that the game teaches you how to play step by step. It's more a tactical rpg (with turn based combat) than a real time strategy game.
Commented on 2016-01-13 19:17:53 In reply to Driftwood
Ah i see now,thanks for the info drift.

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