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The new iOS puzzle game Monument Valley by Ustwo (released last week and already the top paid App) is a bit of a visual treat for gamers and MC Escher fans alike.

Influenced by the drawings of the Dutch graphic artist, the minimalist environment is sufficiently eyeball-pleasing to necessitate a feature where players can take pictures of the landscape to share.

And you play as a princess.


Download it here (for €3.59).


Inspirations by Cristóbal Vila – a short animation inspired by (and filled with references to) the work of Dutch graphic artist, woodcutter and impossiblist Maurits Cornelis Escher: a ‘free vision’ of how his workspace might have looked.

The detail is exquisite. A full screener, this one.

Music: ‘Lost Song’ by Ólafur Arnalds