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Thomas Was Alone Hits Google Play, $5 Minimal Platformer With Incredible Story

A new game is available on Google Play, titled Thomas Was Alone. It is a rather sad title, but the gameplay doesn’t appear to be all that depressing. While on the surface the game appears to be a rather minimal platformer, there is a deeper story taking place by narration and the game’s soundtrack. 

Thomas, a rectangle who is apparently conscious of his own existence, looks to solve the mystery that is his curious life. While at first he may be alone, he is met by other characters, played by different shapes, who end up helping him through various levels.

In total, there are about 100 levels in the game, meaning Thomas’ journey will not be brief. The game’s narration is performed by Danny Wallace, a British filmmaker/comedian.

Thomas Was Alone will run you $4.99 in Google Play, but according to other reviews of the title, the price tag is easily justified. Instead of your morning no-whip non-fat mocha frappuccino, check out this game.

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  • Sorry,MaybeIfCheaper

    5.99 Now…??? Greedy
    APK Anyone

  • JMonkeYJ

    I played this on PC and found it pretty disappointing. The story and narration are great and entertaining, but I found there was just not enough content for 100 levels. If there were either more/better gameplay ideas or fewer levels it could be good, but as it is I found it somewhat tedious, which is not helped by how easy it is. That being said it’s probably better than most mobile games, and this is just my opinion. It was very well received in the press so many disagree with me.

  • Furnaceboy

    Heads up…Does not work if you’re on ART.

  • Scott in MA

    It shows up for a dollar more, $5.99, when I click the link.

  • Michael Burke

    Reminds me of a game I played on my calculator in high school.

  • BeejRich

    If the game features music similar to the trailer, I’m all in! The game slightly reminds me of ‘Limbo’ which I really enjoyed.

  • Manthas

    Played through this on the Vita, and cannot recommend it enough. This game is absolutely fantastic.

  • zurginator

    I have this on PC, and it’s absolutely worth $5.

  • Suicide_Note

    Purchased!

  • Thomas

    Sorry about the title guys, it’s all I could think of at the moment ;)

    • Ryan N

      Just as I thought long shadows were dying off in icon packs they’ve made it into games… lol

      looks good though. I may buy it. :)

  • Abhijeet Mishra

    “Instead of your morning no-whip non-fat mocha frappuccino..” If only all devs would price stuff regionally (we can get two dinners for $5.99 here in India), it would be great, but I realize they can’t give up on their earnings just because some other country’s residents will find it more costly, hehe.

  • RoyD77

    Well it must be selling pretty well, considering the price is now showing as $5.99, not $4.99. Just FYI for the title and article body.

    • http://androidintvfilm.tumblr.com/ wade_county

      According to AppSales it started at $3.99 lol