Out now! A devilishly energetic Wireframe #53

By Ryan Lambie. Posted

It’s the first Thursday of the month, which means it’s time for another edition of Wireframe. Yes, the frosty, feature-packed new issue is available from today, the 5 August. If you're out shopping for essentials, the mag’s available in selected supermarkets and newsagents, but you can also get a copy delivered to your door by ordering it directly from our website.

What do we have lined up for you this time? You'll find all this and lots more:

Developer Fabraz and publisher Playtonic Friends introduce their 3D platformer with attitude, Demon Turf. Continuing the theme, we take a whistle-stop tour of the 3D platformer’s rise, fall and welcome return, while Shedworks gives us an update on its free-roaming explore-‘em-up, Sable.

Chatting to the developers of Demon Turf: a 3D platformer with attitude.

Elsewhere, we take a look at the indie games that put photography at the centre of their experiences, and take a look back at the forgotten Italian game studios that released worldwide hits in the 1980s and 1990s.

In our Toolbox section, we have an in-depth guide to making your own block-building sandbox in the style of Minecraft’s Creative Mode. Or, if you fancy something more fast-paced, we’ll also show you how to make your own side-scrolling, bullet hell shooter.

That still not enough Wireframe goodness for you? Then there’s all this to savour:

  • More than a Thief clone: looking ahead to the tense stealth-‘em-up, Gloomwood
  • Clover Bite gives us a tour of its darkly surreal 2D brawler, GRIME
  • Crystal Story: the 2D Zelda-like designed by just one ambitious developer
  • A look back at Hudson Soft, the Japanese firm that gave us Bomberman and more

Plus you'll find our usual menu of news, previews and reviews, including our verdicts on Biomutant, Knockout City and Slipways.

Follow our guide to make your own Creative Mode in Unity

Get your copy of Wireframe

Physical copies of Wireframe are available now in WHSmiths, selected supermarkets and local newsagents if you're already out shopping for essentials. But you can also order a copy online at the Raspberry Pi Press store - and yes, we'll deliver to just about anywhere in the universe, with free postage in the UK.

Meeting the indie devs putting photography at the centre of their experiences


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Charting the rise, fall and welcome return of the 3D platformer


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