Apr 02, 2021

Wonderbox: The Adventure Maker is now out on Apple Arcade, an action-adventure game set in dioramas you build and share

From Press Release:

Porto Alegre, Brazil. April 2nd, 2021 — Awarded Brazilian independent studio AQUIRIS is proud to announce its newest title, Wonderbox: The Adventure Maker (trailer), is out on Apple Arcade. Creating and exploring are the essence of Wonderbox, an action-adventure game set in beautiful dioramas. Players will discover this ever-expanding universe with their friends and family, where they can make and share their own adventures.

Wonderbox taps into gamers’ creative and explorative minds, delivering an endless field for imaginative play. In the game, players traverse (alone or with a party of friends) beautiful screen-sized dioramas, each box carefully-crafted spaces where the adventure flows. They’ll face a path full of challenges, enemies, puzzles, and platforms.

The challenges, like the adventures, are limitless, even more when you can grab your friends, create a party and have a blast exploring together!

In the Creator Mode, players will have all the tools they need to easily build their own adventures: blocks, characters, and items like swords and grappling hooks. Each comes with set behaviors and allows players to easily create game content using the same tools that the developers use themselves.

See how blocks magically combine into stunning structures to build environments, give life to customized characters, hide treasures, place enemies, and design encounters. Building is made easy for players to publish and share their new adventures with friends and players around the world. Gamers of all ages can dive into an all-new entry in the builder genre with this unique game from award-winning developer, AQUIRIS.


1 – The Adventures

Accept the call, and your journey is set: to have fun! Prepare yourself to face a path full of challenges, enemies, puzzles, and platforms. Every time you open the game, a new road of trials stands between you and the heart of adventure. Only the brave will succeed.

2 – The Creator Mode

Playing an adventure is cool, but what would it be like creating your own? You have all you need: Blocks, Characters, and Items. They come with premade behaviors and allow you to create an entire adventure using the same tools and content we use ourselves as developers. See how blocks magically combine into stunning structures. Your finger is all you need to build environments, give life to characters, hide treasures, place enemies, and design combats. Take a chance! Publish your adventure, share it with friends and players around the world. Such creativity might even be featured in the Wonderbox gallery.

3 – The Boxes

These are the core of the game: the carefully-crafted spaces where the adventure flows. Visuals are colorful and often breathtaking. Don’t get too cozy, though, because a quiet sunset box might lead to one with nightfall or sandstorm. From box to box, there is a deep chain of interconnected environments to explore. Each one is unique, like a masterly grown bonsai: small in shape, immense in meaning.

4 – The Heroes

Choose the hero you want to be. Customize your character with a vast diversity of possibilities. Earn more as you play and upgrade your collection. Assemble the coolest, the bravest, or even the weirdest hero for your quest. Travel through the boxes, talk to the villagers, cross the portals, beat the enemies, and avoid the hazards. Playing this game is all about exploring, fighting, jumping, and solving.

5 – The Challenges

Some boxes are amazing. Others are a maze. Sometimes you need coins to buy the sword to beat the goblin to get the key to open the door to finally escape. A treasure might be hidden under, above, in front of or behind a simple tree. Discover! Rotate the camera to explore each corner of the diorama. And beware: the challenges are limitless, just like the adventures.

6 – The Party Mode

Expandable fun! Up to 4 players can form a party and play any adventure together. Call your tribe and cross the threshold. Even a dark dungeon gets brighter when you’re surrounded by well-equipped family and friends.

7 – The Soundtrack

Be amused by the chords of Eric Chevalier, the composer of Rayman 2: The Great Escape. Each note of the soundtrack is there for a reason: to build the perfect atmosphere not only to play a game, but to play a hero.

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