Ustwo’s perception puzzle adventure Monument Valley is one of my favorite mobile games. The sequel popped up earlier this week as a surprise announcement during Apple’s WWDC keynote, and it’s every bit as beautiful, relaxing and enjoyable as the first.
The next game from the creators of Monument Valley is going to be a virtual reality experience. UsTwo’s Land’s End is due to hit the Samsung Gear VR headset next month.
In a mobile gamescape cluttered with free-to-play fluff meant to while away weeks, months and even years rises Monument Valley, a premium perceptual puzzle game that offers just an hour of content — the most sublime hour my iPad has ever given me.
Show me a collection of squares arranged on a grid and filled with color, and I'll show you a game I've played before. That's what I was thinking as I downloaded Blip Blup, a game that would shortly be proving me wrong.