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Game Review: Monument Valley

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Android 16 August 2014 - 

Monument ValleyOnce again, it was a tweet that caught my attention... and the official description on the Play Store sounds good, too.

"In Monument Valley you will manipulate impossible architecture and guide a silent princess through a stunningly beautiful world. Monument Valley is a surreal exploration through fantastical architecture and impossible geometry. Guide the silent princess Ida through mysterious monuments, uncovering hidden paths, unfolding optical illusions and outsmarting the enigmatic Crow People."

So, let's check it out.

What an interesting puzzle game

Once again, I left some review on the Play Store:

"Beautiful but short distraction

Woohoo, what a great story behind the game. Using optical illusions and impossible geometries in this fantastic adventure of the silent princess just puts all the pieces perfectly together.

Walking the amazing paths in the various levels and solving the riddles gives some decent hours of distraction but in the end you might have the urge to do more..."

I can't remember exactly when and who tweeted about the game but honestly it caught my attention based on the simplicity of the design and the aspect that it seems to be an isometric design. The game relies heavily on optical illusions in order to guide to the silent princess Ida through her illusory adventure of impossible architecture and forgiveness.

The game is set like a clockwork and you are turning, flipping and switching elements on the paths between the doors. Unfortunately, there aren't many levels and the game play lasted only some hours. Maybe there are more astonishing looking realms and interesting gimmicks in future versions.

Play Store: Monument Valley

Also, check out the latest game updates on the official web site of ustwo

BTW, the game is also available on the Apple App Store and on Amazon Store for the Kindle Fire.


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