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Volume makes August launch date loud and clear

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.

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With so many announcements coming fast and furious this week, Thomas Was Alone creator Mike Bithell wants to make his voice heard. The procedurally-generated stealth game Volume now has a release date. It's set to launch on both PC and PlayStation 4 on August 18.

Volume follows a heroic thief named Rob Locksley, as he seeks to steal from the giant Gisborne corporation. The game's stealth will be based largely on sound, using visual cues to indicate noise levels. Locksley must use sound to aid him across each level by using it to distract foes and set them up for a takedown. The game will also feature Andy Serkis in a starring role, as the game's main villain.

For more on Volume, be sure to check out the video below and follow Shacknews throughout E3 2015.

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