Thomas Was Alone for PlayStation 3
PS3

Thomas Was Alone

Apr 23, 2013
8.36
playscore
Good
179th of 1267

Trailer, Gameplay, & Screenshots

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About this game

Developer: Mike Bithell
Content Rating: Everyone

Summary

Thomas Was Alone is the critically acclaimed indie platformer about friendship and jumping. Guide a group of sentient rectangles through a series of environments, combining their skills to reach the end of each level. Listen to awesome music by David Housden, negotiate obstacles meticulously placed by Mike Bithell and immerse yourself in the characters’ journey with a voiceover read wistfully and amusingly by Danny Wallace.

Critic Reviews

14 Reviews
7.87
Henry GilbertMay 03, 2013
No one would mistake Thomas Was Alone for a AAA release, but don’t hold its relatively short length and abstract graphics against it. The game plays to its strength with clever puzzles and cleverer writing. Once you get to really know these mild-mannered cubes, you’ll want to follow their adventure all the way to the end.
Philip KollarMay 01, 2013
Those topics sound heady and maybe a little pretentious, but Thomas Was Alone's humor nudges the script away from being overly self-serious. Between the jokes, the writing and the soundtrack — which alternates between dissonant scratches and transcendent melodies per each scene — it hooked into my emotions. Thomas Was Alone's gameplay doesn't push any boundaries. But where most games can't make me care about "lifelike" human characters, Thomas Was Alone invested me in faceless squares and rectangles.
9.00
Jim HargreavesApr 22, 2013
When the curtain finally closed on Thomas Was Alone, I couldn’t help but feel touched. Despite being two-dimensional in appearance, the game’s cast of characters exuded more personality and depth than that of some games propped up by millions of dollars of development funding. I’m not usually the kind to buy into such alternate approaches to game design often exercised by indies but something about Thomas Was Alone really struck a chord with me.

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