Monument Valley 2: Conveying the beauty of parenthood

Video Summary

Beauty and design have always been at the heart of this team's games and with Monument Valley 2 they set themselves a new challenge: conveying the growing relationship between a mother and child in an easily accessible and engaging way for mobile players. Dan will discuss how this relationship manifests itself in game mechanics, visual design and even his own teams working practices.


Dan Gray is the Head of Studio at uswto games. His 10 year long career has spanned games studios small and large, from the legendary Lionhead Studios, to indie darlings Hello Games and for the past four years ustwo games, where his release Monument Valley gained critical acclaim in 2014 as a game changer on mobile winning multiple awards (BAFTA, DICE, GDC, Webby…). Today dan keeps working at ustwo with the aim to create platform defining titles that change audience’s perceptions of what video games can be and the engagement they provide.

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