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INTERVIEW: What’s next for Mike Bithell?

Aside from the time it takes, the biggest pain from transcribing an interview is spotting the points you failed to jump on at the time and the jokes you missed and didn’t laugh at. In this instance, I‘m annoyed that I didn’t catch Mike Bithell’s ‘non-fascistic purity’ joke and didn’t …

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Volume is getting a PlayStation VR expansion

Mike Bithell’s PlayStation and PC stealth outing Volume is to receive a free expansion designed for Sony’s virtual reality headset PlayStation VR. Volume: Coda takes place after the events of the main game, with players controlling a brand new character. It boasts 30 levels, a new cast and a new …

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Margin Makers: Guide to indie games merchandise

It’s not just triple-A brands that inspire fans to show off their passion for gaming; smaller-budget titles are just as rich for merchandise. MCV takes a closer look When it comes to trends in the games industry, indie titles have never been more in fashion. Increasing ubiquitous over the last …

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Indies speak out as more games miss out in digital charts farce

Two major British indie releases would have entered the All-Formats charts this week if digital figures had been counted. Volume, the new game from Mike Bithell, would have at least made the Top Ten, according to MCV sources. It comes a week after Everybody’s Gone To The Rapture, the PS4 …

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Volume PS Vita release delayed ‘a couple weeks’

Volume developer Mike Bithell has announced a slight delay for the PS Vita release of the forthcoming stealth adventure title. A post by Bithell on the game’sofficial sitereveals the game will arrive a couple weeks” after launch on PS4 and PC later this week. It’s so very nearly ready, but …

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Volume has a release date

The next game from the creator of Thomas Was Alone has a summer release date. Volume will be released on PS4, Vita and Steam on August 18th. It will support Cross Buy on the consoles. It had been suggested previously that the game would hit PlayStation around a month before …

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Andy ‘Gollum’ Serkis stars in Mike Bithell’s Volume

Developer Mike Bithell has confirmed that Lord of the Rings star Andy Serkis will feature in his next release Volume. He’ll play villainous CEO” Guy Gisborne who runs the England depicted in what is described as a stealth-based retelling of the Robin Hood fable. Set in the future. Bithell’s breakthrough …

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Bithell admits the pressure is on with Volume

Mike Bithell’s story is inspiring for any aspiring developer. His game, Thomas Was Alone, has gone from being Flash title made during a game jam to being one of the better-known indie releases in recent memory. It made Bithell a star. He even appeared on stage during PlayStation’s Gamescom press …

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Rogue Legacy, Hotline Miami 2 and more indie titles to debut first on PS4 and Vita

Independent developers continue to flourish on PlayStation platforms, with the platform holder bagging a bunch of exclusive debuts. Sony’s Shahid Ahmad announced a number of exclusives during the company’s Gamescom conference. Hotline Miami 2 and Rogue Legacy were among the games that will be making their console exclusive debut on …

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VIDEO: Thomas Was Alone dev reveals Volume

Mike Bithell, the creator of indie hit Thomas Was Alone, has unveiled his second solo game. It’s called Volume and is already being pitched by some parts of the press as ‘Minecraft meets Metal Gear Solid’. [REDACTED] Does not kill. That would be far too easy,” the first details read. …

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