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Mike Bithell

Game director and Writer at Bithell Games

Mike Bithell is a British game designer, best known for his breakout indie hit, Thomas Was Alone. A story-driven platform puzzle game, Thomas Was Alone won a BAFTA for its star, Danny Wallace. Two years ago Mike released Volume, a commercially and critically successful action stealth game. Mike’s work emphasizes storytelling and focused game design with a growing team of professionals. Recently he surprisingly announced and right away launched Subsurface Circular, his homage to text adventure games, which immediately gained praise from critics and is enjoying great commercial success as well. Mike most recently released John Wick Hex to critical success.

My Sessions

“Going at it alone” panel with studio founders – University of Suffolk

University of Suffolk Waterfront Building

In this panel, studio owners and independent creators will discuss how they got started, what the challenges and rewards are for starting your own games studio as opposed to getting a job in the industry. The panel is split between prepared questions by the Game Anglia team and an open-mic Question and Answer session, with […]

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Fireside Chat with Mike Bithell

University of Suffolk Waterfront Building

Continuing the tradition of a fireside chat with an industry legend, this edition of Game Anglia sees us welcome British Games Industry Legend Mike Bithell to Ipswich. Mike Bithell is a British game designer, best known for his breakout indie hit, Thomas Was Alone. A story-driven platform puzzle game, Thomas Was Alone won a BAFTA […]

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