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Thomas Was Alone goes half price for a day


3:00 PM on 10.05.2012
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Now through Saturday, October 6 at 5:00pm GMT, minimalistic platformer Thomas Was Alone can be bought directly from its developer Mike Bithell for half price. $4.99 gets you DRM-free copies of both the Mac and PC versions of the charming game.

In his review, Josh praised the narrative, but I know some of you get antsy when it comes to certain price points for certain types of games, this being one such example. Does the discount change anything? There is, of course, a playable demo if you're still unsure.








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3:00 AM on 01.29.2014
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3:00 PM on 07.11.2013
PS Plus 'massively inflated' Thomas Was Alone audience

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1:30 PM on 04.23.2013
Thomas Was Alone up on PS3 and PS Vita with DLC

Out this week on PS3 and PS Vita is the lovable platformer Thomas Was Alone featuring Cross-Buy. It's $9.99 (or $7.99 if you have a PlayStation Plus account) as of today in North America, with a European release hap...more



2:15 PM on 02.27.2013
Thomas Was Alone coming to PS3/Vita with Cross-Buy

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5:00 PM on 11.12.2012
Thomas Was Alone now available on Steam

Mike Bithell's minimalist platformer, Thomas Was Alone, has just been released on Steam. Above, you can witness a new trailer for the title, featuring quotes from a number of respectable outlets (and this one) which pra...more



2:00 PM on 07.11.2012
Review: Thomas Was Alone

Thomas Was Alone contains a lengthy narrative, a colorful and varied cast, and a story of cooperation, conflict, and epic questing. It meditates on sentience, love, friendship, loss, rivalry, and the basics of beginning ...more



2:00 AM on 10.30.2011
Trailer: Thomas Was Alone soon to be a full game

Last year, game designer Mike Bithell crafted a flash puzzle prototype -- Thomas Was Alone -- in 24 hours. It was a game that emphasized friendship and teamwork as you moved Thomas and his chums to specific areas by working ...more




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