Parents' Guide to

Monument Valley

By Chris Morris, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 7+

Beautiful, brain-twisting puzzle game.

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age 5+

Based on 7 parent reviews

age 6+


I love it

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age 5+

An amazing game - with wonderful story and visual

A puzzle game that comes with a touching story and excellent design.

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Easy to play/use

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say (7 ):
Kids say (11 ):

MONUMENT VALLEY is unlike any game you've played (until, of course, the inevitable clones hit the app store). It's a winding, brain-warping title that will occasionally frustrate you to no end, only to have you slapping yourself on the head when you figure out whatever puzzle you're stuck on. By routinely ignoring gravity and the laws of the physical world, it creates a dream world that is positively surreal. It's a very soothing title -- one that's best suited for players who need a slower pace.

The game doesn't offer much in the way of help, though, which could frustrate young players. Even basic actions are left up to the player to discover. Although it's nice to have a game not talk down to players, this is one that could have done with a little handholding in the early levels to ease people into the different style of play.

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