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NIS America to pay agreed pledge for GaymerX2 [Update]

Just yesterday, NIS America stepped away from its $3,000 pledge to cover costs for the GaymerX2 convention held in San Francisco on July 11 through July 13. According to the LGBTQ-focused event's founder Matt Conn, the situation between both parties is currently being resolved, and will result in...

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Benjamin's Flight comes to Thomas Was Alone on Steam

Was this the end? That was what Thomas wondered when "Benjamin's Flight" landed on Steam, completing the free add-on content's journey across platforms. Jetpacks make for lovely levels, Thomas couldn't argue with that. Or "free," he couldn't argue with that either. Now that Benjamin's Flight was...

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Thomas Was Alone updated for iPad with new friends, jetpack

Minimalistic, story-driven platformer Thomas Was Alone received an update on iPad today that brings the Benjamin's Flight content to the device for free. The DLC previously launched on PlayStation systems, and includes three new characters and 20 levels. Creator Mike Bithell told Joystiq the DLC...

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Thomas was Alone wasn't on iPad, but now it is

The rectangle platformer is on the rectangle system, and the world can rest in appropriate harmony. Mike Bithell's Thomas was Alone and its cast of personality-infused polygons are available now on iPad, courtesy of Surgeon Simulator 2013 dev Bossa Studios. If you want to provide some company,...

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Thomas Was Alone moves one million copies

Developer Mike Bithell revealed today that his narrative-driven puzzle-platformer Thomas Was Alone has sold over one million copies to date across all available platforms. Debuting for Windows and Mac in 2012, Thomas Was Alone was later ported to the PlayStation 3 and PS Vita, serving a stint in...

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Pumping up the 'Volume' with Mike Bithell

Mike Bithell, creator of Thomas Was Alone, is always up for a fun chat. A lot of what we discussed while checking out his new game Volume at GDC was left on the digital cutting room floor, including a chat about his dream of doing a musical game (like, West End/Broadway), but we do touch on it...

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Thomas Was Alone, Unit 13 free on PlayStation Plus this week

Sony expands its Instant Game Collection this week with Thomas Was Alone and Unit 13, which will be released as free downloads for PlayStation Plus subscribers starting tomorrow. Mike Bithell's Thomas Was Alone, available for both the PlayStation 3 and PS Vita, takes a gang of quadrilateral...

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Volume blends Doctor Who, Hotline Miami into techno Robin Hood

"It's been hell," Volume creator Mike Bithell says about working with his friend, concept artist Daz Watford, over the past six years. "You love it," Watford replies, laughing. It's clear that they both enjoy working together, even though they admit to having disparate views on minimalism,...

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Thomas Was Alone narrator stars in Volume as military version of Clippy

Thomas Was Alone narrator and super-successful author, filmmaker, and actor Danny Wallace returns in indie dev Mike Bithell's next game, Volume. Wallace stars in the stealth game as a companion AI, or as Bithell directed it "the Microsoft Office paperclip as a military training program."...

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Thomas Was Alone dev on stealth, ditching sequels and being loud on social media

"Every business-minded mate I have just took me to one side at some point and said, 'Just make Thomas Was Alone 2. Just make another platformer, improve the graphics if you want to, polish it up a bit, get Danny [Wallace] back in the studio, record a bunch more voice-overs, but just make Thomas Was...

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