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Stoic Announces Partnership with Versus Evil

The Banner Saga Announce Trailer and Website Now Live

Austin, Texas - Nov. 8, 2013 -  Stoic, an Austin-based independent game development company, today announced their partnership with Versus Evil to promote and launch their upcoming title The Banner Saga. The game, which was successfully funded through a Kickstarter campaign last year, is an epic role-playing Viking saga where a player’s choice directly affects their personal journey across a stunning yet harsh landscape and, ultimately, the survival of an entire civilization.

“Our partnership with Versus Evil is a great fit for our independent studio – their team understands what we are creating and is passionate about supporting our game," said John Watson of Stoic. “This decision has given us back valuable time so we can polish the game while they support us with marketing, PR and QA.”

“Our core goal as a company is to help make independent game studios successful and preserve their independence,” said General Manager Steve Escalante. “The Stoic team took huge risks to create this exquisite game and they were rewarded with a tremendous fan base with their successful Kickstarter. We are proud to be a part of the launch of The Banner Saga.”

The Banner Saga will release on January 14, 2014 for PC and Mac.


About Stoic

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.  The studio is comprised of Alex Thomas, Arnie Jorgensen, and John Watson - all 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. 2012-2012 All rights reserved.

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About Versus Evil

Versus Evil focuses on making independent game developers successful via supportive partnerships. We enable developers to focus on creating great games, while we take care of business. Our support capabilities include marketing, advertising, public relations, social media, community management, as well as senior level counsel on product strategy, monetization and distribution through our trusted networks.

© Versus Evil LLC. 2013. All rights reserved.

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Trailer: youtu.be/BToWhdMTuu8

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