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Monument Valley (Series) Review

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Posted: 22 months ago, last updated 8 weeks ago.

Author: @GeekDadGamer and Jo Robertson.

OverviewOverview

Monument Valley and Monument Valley 2 are puzzle mazes made from optical illusions. You interact with each level to change the pathway and get your character to the exit. Its striking, calm visual theme is used to build atmosphere and slowly reveal a moving story about parenting, independence, getting lost and the bittersweet inevitability of children growing up.

DetailsGame Details

Content Rating: PEGI 3

Skill Rating: 5+ year-olds

Release Date: 11/05/2018

Platforms: Amazon Fire, Android and iOS

Genres: Platform and Puzzle

Developer: @UstwoGames

CommitmentCommitment

Duration: This game will take between 2 hours and 3 and a half hours to complete.
 
Players: This is a single player game.

CostsCosts

Monument Valley

 
Additional in-game purchases are offered for items that enhance the experience. In-game purchase offered for "Forgotten Shores", a pack that adds 8 new levels to the game.

Age RatingsAge Ratings

Content Rating

Rated PEGI 3 with in-app purchases.

Skill Rating

This game is enjoyed by 5+ year-olds as it's a good match for their ability and maturity. One family told us. "It surprised me how much my 5-year-old adores Monument Valley. I expected the puzzles to be way beyond him but apparently not! Mostly he played by himself, but then from time to time he'd come and ask me about one he was stuck on, or he had a few little moments of delight that he wanted to come and show me or tell me about. He also quite enjoys Alto's Adventure/Oddysey but finds them a bit trickier."

AccessibilityAccessibility

We haven't documented accessibility features for this game yet. Our Monument Valley Accessibility Report details system-wide settings that may help, and suggests similar games with accessibility features. Tweet the developer (@UstwoGames) to let them know about our Accessibility Questionnaire.


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