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This Week in Apps: WWDC preview, hitting the Top Charts, Instagram’s AMBER Alerts

Welcome back to This Week in Apps, the weekly TechCrunch series that recaps the latest in mobile OS news, mobile applications and the overall app economy. The app industry continues to grow, with a re

London’s Dice raises $122M at a $400M valuation for its intelligent event discovery and booking platform

COVID-19 really put the kibosh on live events in the last 18 months, but in the world of tech, it also meant that live event startups that found a way to survive and grow throughout the period got a l

I hope Apple Arcade makes room for weird, cool shit

Apple Arcade seems purpose-built to make room in the market for beautiful, sad, weird, moving, slow, clever and heartfelt. All things that the action, shooter and MOBA-driven major market of games has

Monument Valley is becoming a movie

Monument Valley, the award-winning and beautifully designed mobile puzzler from ustwo Games, is being turned into a movie, according to a report from Deadline. While the game involves a manipulating E

Mobile gaming is having a moment, and Apple has the reins

It’s moved beyond tradition and into the realm of meme that Apple manages to dominate the news cycle around major industry events, all while not actually participating in said events. CES rolls arou

Florence invites you into an interactive graphic novel about finding love (and losing it)

The latest game from Monument Valley designer Ken Wong doesn't have much in common with the brilliant pastel puzzler, but that doesn't mean it isn't worth experiencing. Florence, available now in the

Monument Valley Is Bringing Ida’s Dream To All Platforms Free On June 25

[youtube] Monument Valley remains one of the best mobile games of last year, and likely ranks among the better titles of all time, in te

Monument Valley Team Reveals The Cost And Reward Of Making A Hit iOS Game

Games and the formula that leads to their success can be a bit of a mystery, perhaps more so on mobile. One of 2014's big hits, both in terms of critical and audience success, was Monument Valley by u

The Lesson Of Monument Valley

I’m fascinated by the reviews left by Monument Valley players after learning that new content was going to cost an extra $2. Why does something so apparently ordinary generate such resentment?

Monument Valley: Forgotten Shores Review

For a mobile game to be deeply moving, but also minimal enough to satisfy the needs of a casual player, is a very, very impressive feat. Ustwo accomplished that with Monument Valley, and they’v

Monument Valley’s Forgotten Shores Expansion Now Available For $1.99

[youtube] Monument Valley is arguably the best mobile game of 2014, and now there’s more of it to love: Developer Ustwo has let l

Monument Valley Expansion ‘Forgotten Shores’ Arrives On iOS November 13

[youtube] Monument Valley is a mobile game that’s unlike any other mobile game out there – a puzzler that has a minimal but surp

Premium Not Freemium: iPad Game Monument Valley Passes 1M Downloads

Going against the freemium gaming grain, Monument Valley, the sumptuously designed, premium priced iPad game which launched back in April and snagged its makers an Apple Design Award at this year's WW

After 500K iOS Downloads, ‘iPad Game’ Monument Valley Arrives On Android

Monument Valley, an iOS game made by London-based app design studio ustwo, has launched on Android -- after racking up an impressive 500,000 downloads on the App Store in just over a month.

Monument Valley Is A Legend In The Making You Must Play Now

I consider myself a fan of games, but once in a while, a game comes along for which I feel something far beyond fandom; Superbrothers: Sword & Sworcery EP is one of those, and now Monument Valley,

Monument Valley, ustwo’s Sumptuous Escher-Inspired iOS Game, Lands Globally On April 3

Monument Valley, the much anticipated iPad and mobile game from London app & design studio ustwo (maker of the late lamented antisocial photo-sharing app Rando), will be launching globally on Apri

Meet Monument Valley, The iPad Game Inspired By Escher That Wants Every Screen To Be An Artwork

Once in a while a game comes along that blends gameplay and aesthetic design to such a degree that it's hard to tell where one ends and the other starts. It was true of Limbo, and it also describes ex