Arnie Jorgensen, Alex Thomas and John Watson just spent over five years working on Star Wars: The Old Republic at BioWare. After which the perfect palette-cleanser seems to be leaving the studio to make their own game.
That game is The Banner Saga, which the trio's studio Stoic describes as "role-playing meets turn-based strategy, wrapped into an adventure mini-series about vikings."
What catches the eye right away is the game's beautiful art style, which looks like it will actually carry right on through into the finished product, as Banner Saga's "animated film" characters are "painstakingly hand-animated".
It's "coming soon".
The Banner Saga [Official Site]