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Monument Valley is beautiful, that is unquestionable. But how it holds up as a game is debatable.

What's New

Hi guys, thanks for playing. Unfortunately it isn't new chapters this time, but news on that should be super soon!

* Fixes for iOS 8 and new App Previews on the store

App Description

** Winner of Apple Design Award 2014 **

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.


"This might be the most beautiful iPad game of 2014" - Wired

"MC Escher, You're looking different, and gorgeous" - Kotaku

"Monument Valley is looking fantastic" - Touch Arcade

"The Art of Visual Trickery" - Polygon



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.


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** Monument Valley is designed for iPhone 4 and above. It is NOT compatible with iPod Touch 4th Generation.

App Screen Shots

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App Changes

October 14, 2014 New version 1.0.7
July 28, 2014 New version 1.0.6
July 09, 2014 Price Decrease: $3.99 -> $1.99
April 03, 2014 Initial Release

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