We like a good mobile puzzler, but in terms of design and sheer craft, the Monument Valley games are pretty top-notch. Forgive us for emitting a squeal of joy, then, when London-based developer Ustwo Games recently announced that Monument Valley 3 is in the early planning stages.
Ustwo took to Twitter to break the news, as the firm revealed that it’s looking out for a new game director to head up the sequel. Following the award-winning success of the original Monument Valley in 2014, the studio’s expanded as it’s embarked on a range of other mobile games, including Land’s End and Whale Trail. With other projects also in the works, Ustwo says, it’s now looking for a new team member to take the lead on the second Monument Valley sequel.
ANNOUNCEMENT: We're starting work on Monument Valley 3! But with two exciting games already in development, we're looking for a NEW Game Director to lead the creative vision. Could it be you? Job spec and application page are now online: https://t.co/S3GLPS4kZM #gamedev #gamejobs pic.twitter.com/Dq6pr3ZeTX
— ustwo games (@ustwogames) July 31, 2019
At this early stage, we don’t yet know when Monument Valley 3’s due out, but the news that it’s at least in the planning phase is undoubtedly a Good Thing. The announcement comes almost exactly a year after it was revealed that a Monument Valley film adaptation was in the works at Paramount, with Wreck-It Ralph animator Patrick Osborne lined up as director.
Expect to see lots more impossible architecture and surreal yet soothing landscapes on a screen near you soon.
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