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Monument Valley 2 is here... and it’s beautiful

When ustwo (opens in new tab) released Monument Valley in 2014, it was a runaway success. It featured the kind of gorgeous, stylised design that you rarely (read: never) find in a video game. Now Monument Valley 2 (opens in new tab) has been launched exclusively for iPhone and iPad, and it’s just as awesome as its predecessor.

Monument Valley broke the mould when it came to game design

Monument Valley broke the mould when it came to game design

Set in the same universe as Monument Valley, players follow a mother and child as they journey through an impossible, ever-changing landscape. The ustwo team has drawn on everything from mid-century illustration to theatre, toy design and even confectionary to create a unique, magical experience.

“We wanted to find the perfect reason to return to Monument Valley, and the story of a mother who’s not only a parent but a creator of this world is a narrative we felt compelled to tell,” says Dan Gray, head of studio at ustwo Games. “We spent two years hiring some of the industry’s most talented people for this team, and we’re excited to show this whole new take on a game fans have been asking for.” 

Use the arrow icons to explore stills from the new game.

Monument Valley 2 (opens in new tab) is available for $4.99/£4.99 from the App Store on iPhone, iPad or iPod touch.

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Ruth Hamilton
Ruth Hamilton

Ruth spent a couple of years as Deputy Editor of Creative Bloq, and has also either worked on or written for almost all of the site's former and current print titles, from Computer Arts to ImagineFX. She now spends her days reviewing mattresses and hiking boots as the Outdoors and Wellness editor at T3.com, but continues to write about design on a freelance basis in her spare time.