Monument Valley is an absolutely gorgeous game for the iPhone and iPad. It won Apple's Game of the Year in 2014 and also Apple's Design Award in 2014, and now you can get the game for free in the iOS app store. There's no way of knowing how long it will be available for free, so grab it right now if you want it without having to pay the usual $4 price for it.
Monument Valley looks like no other game for the iPad and iPhone, it truly has a design that is all its own. The architecture and graphics are almost mind-blowing, and set it apart from pretty much all other iOS games. It's understandable that it would win awards given its refreshing and unique look, feel and gameplay.
Here's the official description of Monument Valley from the App Store:
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.
Inspired by minimalist 3D design, optical illusions and palaces and temples from around the world, every monument is a unique, hand-crafted world to explore.
Twist and drag to reshape the world and help Ida to explore. Designed to be easy for everyone to pick up, enjoy and complete.
Audio reacts to your manipulation of the world to provide a surreal and beautiful soundscape. Best experienced with headphones.
And Monument Valley has proven to be as popular with iOS users as it is with critics. As I write this post, Monument Valley has more than 20021 ratings for all of its versions, and it has a star rating of 4.5. That's extremely impressive, and it shows just how popular the game is among iPhone and iPad users.
So if you've ever wanted to play Monument Valley, now is the time to get it.
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