Wireframe — Issue 46

Tarsier Studios tells us about its upcoming sinister sequel, Little Nightmares II, from its cinematic influences to the challenges of turning the previous game’s star into an AI sidekick. Then we chat to the main players at Sierra On-Line to find out about the history of the King’s Quest series, while Night School Studio open up about their breakout indie hit, Oxenfree.

In our Toolbox section, we break down Final Fantasy VII’s city of Midgar to uncover why it’s such an iconic location; the Oliver Twins show you how easy it is to make a game tor the Nintendo Switch, and this month’s Source Code shows you how to make a Pipe Mania-style puzzler.

  • Our pick of 2021’s most exciting games and tech
  • How Abbey Games fixed its troubled deity sim, Godhood
  • The link between Freud and repeated deaths in games
  • Roguelords: the roguelike filled with actual rogues