Mike Bithell News


Reboot Develop 2018: Mike Bithell Talks Reboot Develop & Indie Games

By Brittany Vincent, May 16, 2018 6:35pm PDT

The Subsurface Circular developer was on hand to talk all things indie gaming. 


Subsurface Circular Review: Hi-Tek Detective

By Brittany Vincent, Mar 01, 2018 1:00pm PST

The future is text-based in the Switch port of Subsurface Circular. Is it a trek worth making? Our review.


Volume on Vita delayed 'for a couple weeks'

By Ozzie Mejia, Aug 17, 2015 3:40pm PDT

Volume is set to release tomorrow, but its Vita version has hit a sudden snag and will need a few more weeks before its release.


Volume makes August launch date loud and clear

By Ozzie Mejia, Jun 10, 2015 2:25pm PDT

Thomas Was Alone creator Mike Bithell announced a release date for the sound-based stealth game Volume, stating that the game would hit PC and PlayStation 4 on August 18.


Volume adds Andy Serkis to its cast

By Ozzie Mejia, Oct 31, 2014 2:00pm PDT

The latest game from Thomas Was Alone creator Mike Bithell has pulled in an all-star talent for his upcoming stealth game, Volume.


Thomas Was Alone 'Benjamin's Flight' DLC hits PC tomorrow (technically out now)

By Ozzie Mejia, Jun 25, 2014 5:30pm PDT

Thomas Was Alone is finally getting its Benjamin's Flight DLC on PC through a free patch. It's technically available now, but the game's creator advises users to wait until tomorrow to grab it.


Thomas Was Alone makes friends with iPad today

By Steve Watts, May 15, 2014 6:45am PDT

Thomas Was Alone is now available on both the iPad and Mac App Store, for $8.99. It has been given virtual controls on iPad with the help of Surgeon Simulator dev Bossa Studios.


"Such a great game. Soundtrack, story, characters, art and relatively simple gameplay all coming ..."

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How classic MGS and Thief inspired Volume

By Ozzie Mejia, Mar 29, 2014 3:00pm PDT

Volume creator Mike Bithell took to EGX Rezzed and showed off some footage of his upcoming stealth game, while showing off some early footage.


"I hate it when developers or gamers say that modern day stealth games have "moved away" from ..."

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Curve Studios Mega Bundle features Proteus and Thomas Was Alone

By Ozzie Mejia, Jan 28, 2014 6:00pm PST

Curve Studios is offering four of their recent indie games in a convenient bundle for both PS3 and Vita, including Lone Survivor, Thomas Was Alone, Stealth Inc.: A Clone in the Dark, and Proteus.


Volume for PS4 and Vita has you playing with sound

By Ozzie Mejia, Aug 23, 2013 5:00pm PDT

Volume is the second full game from Thomas Was Alone creator Mike Bithell and it'll debut exclusively on PS4 and Vita.


Thomas Was Alone dev announces stealth game Volume

By Alice O'Connor, Aug 13, 2013 6:00am PDT

Ah, the difficult second indie game! Does one go with a safe sequel, try a new riff within the same genre, or strike out in a bold new direction? Thomas Was Alone creator Mike Bithell is shooting for the latter with Volume, a top-down sneak 'em up which lets you create your ...


How PlayStation Plus helped Thomas Was Alone creator

By Steve Watts, Jul 12, 2013 3:00pm PDT

Thomas Was Alone creator Mike Bithell says that the recent Plus promotion that discounted his game for the PlayStation 3 and Vita launch had a big impact on sales, and gave him much more name recognition going into his follow-up project.


Thomas Was Alone jumps to PS3 and Vita on April 30

By Alice O'Connor, Mar 22, 2013 3:30pm PDT

The promised PlayStation 3 and Vita editions of charming minimalistic puzzle-platformer Thomas Was Alone will leap onto PlayStation Network on April 30, developer Mike Bithell has announced. Soon, consoleers too will get to learn about friendship between a group of plucky qu...


Thomas Was Alone coming to PlayStation 3 and Vita

By Steve Watts, Feb 27, 2013 10:30am PST

PC indie hit Thomas Was Alone will come to the PlayStation 3 and Vita this spring, with cross-buy support.


"I thought this was a weird headline until I realized there's a game called Thomas Was Alone"

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