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Session Name: Designing Monument Valley: Less Game, More Experience
Speaker(s): Ken Wong
Company Name(s): ustwo
Track / Format: Design

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Overview: Monument Valley lead designer Ken Wong talks about how the impossible art of M.C. Escher and being embedded in a UX studio led ustwo games to create a chart-topping game in which every screen was a piece of art. He discusses how rethinking games as user experiences inspired the team to trade challenging puzzles for an aesthetic journey, and why keeping that journey short but sublime won the game new audiences.

GDC Europe 2014

Ken Wong


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