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Score Breakdown Based on 652 ratings
  1. 10 (210)
  2. 9 (255)
  3. 8 (95)
  4. 7 (15)
  5. 6 (2)
  6. 5 (3)
  7. 4 (2)
  8. 3 (3)
  9. 2 (7)
  10. 1 (60)

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  • User Rating 9.5

    Game Dev Story is amazing and horribly addicting! Build your game empire through staff, genre mashups, and advertising.

    Rated on October 22, 2010 by TechnologoDoom

    9.5 Absolutely Totally Horribly Addicting!: The just-one-more-turn syndrome is here in full force Designing, Producing, and Marketing Games is A Lot of Fun: The sky is the limit with what games...

    9 out of 9 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 8.5

    Fun. Addicting. Challenging. Slightly repetitive.

    Rated on November 16, 2010 by Breticles

    The RPG style character leveling gives a sense of progression as well as building a high amount of money. However, this is not to say you do not need to spend the hard earned money you have piling up....

    1 out of 1 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 9.5

    Longevity + Replay Value + Fun = WIN!

    Rated on November 26, 2010 by zgreenwell

    Game Dev story is a simulation rpg game where you are the head of a Japanese game development studio. Things start out simple, with you hiring a team and making some bad to mediocre indie PC games and...

    1 out of 1 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 9

    Once you start playing Game Dev Story, you won't see the light of day.

    Rated on December 05, 2010 by IslandBros15

    Have you ever said "Oh please, that game sucks. I can make a better game then that." You might say that and feel confident about it, but can you REALLY make a better game than the developers out there...

    4 out of 4 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 9.5

    Ten out of ten for the first couple hours, but foes down hill from there.

    Rated on December 21, 2010 by Ayer99

    Game Dev. Story is one of the most amazing games I have ever played, whether on a console or mobile. It starts out with you taking lead of a small game company with a small office with four desks. Aft...

    1 out of 1 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 8

    Game development . jRPG style.

    Rated on December 30, 2010 by Sveznajko

    I usually don't spend money on iPhone games , mostly cause their playtime is significantly smaller that Ps3 / PC game titles , but this one got me hooked , with all it's old-school jRPG characters , a...

    0 out of 0 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 9.5

    I WANT MORE!!!!!!!

    Rated on January 14, 2011 by MustardWheel

    When I bought this game thinking another simulation game "yay". I am not a big fan of Sims but I really love this game. I really enjoy the funny little ripoffs like Intendro or Sonny. My favorite par...

    0 out of 0 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 9.5

    For the past few days there's a reason I haven't gotten a lot of work done. That reason is Game Dev Story. Greate Game!

    Rated on January 16, 2011 by gwhite2

    SlideGamer.com has a more in depth review of this game Heres what I think Game Dev Story was an overall very fun play that I would recommend to anyone. It did a great job of mixing rpg elements i...

    0 out of 0 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 8.5

    Awesome, but there could be more.

    Rated on February 06, 2011 by E-i-N-e

    Game Dev Story is a fun and highly addictive game. Though it is highly addictive and offers a lot of game play, there could be more. I was surprised at how easily I got to the last office of the game ...

    0 out of 0 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 9.5

    With fluent accessibility, easy control and enticing gameplay, Game Dev Story is one of the best iPhone games yet.

    Rated on March 30, 2013 by Mikey2K10

    iPhone games are known for their addictive gameplay nature; Chillingo's Angry Birds a prime example, with other games becoming a bore after only a couple hours of play. Game Dev Story has arrived to c...

    2 out of 2 found this review helpful.