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Average Player Score Based on 96 ratings
7.4
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Score Breakdown Based on 96 ratings
  1. 10 (8)
  2. 9 (11)
  3. 8 (38)
  4. 7 (27)
  5. 6 (6)
  6. 5 (2)
  7. 4 (0)
  8. 3 (0)
  9. 2 (3)
  10. 1 (1)

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  • User Rating 8

    If you ever wanted to feel part of the decision making in the gaming industry, well... now is your chance.

    Rated on May 07, 2013 by IRONROGER300

    Game Dev Tycoon is one of those games that challenge you to use your brain, in a way that you will not feel like playing a game, but as if you were part of the industry, placing your hope and dreams i...

    2 out of 2 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 6

    The amount of time i spent on this game is Damn too HIgh !!!!

    Rated on May 10, 2013 by wasaeem_13

    This game is pretty much a rip-off of the popular android and iOS game company simulator "Game Dev Story". To be honest this is pretty much the same game with minor tweaks and graphical improvements f...

    0 out of 0 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 7

    A diamond in the rough...

    Rated on September 02, 2013 by Absalomx

    I stumbled upon this game in Steam while I was looking for new and unique game ideas. I remember playing Game Dev Story on Android, and this game was very similar, but somehow it drew me in. You s...

    0 out of 0 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 7.5

    There is so much love in this budget tycoon game about our favorite hobby that sucks you in. More please!

    Rated on September 09, 2013 by Drejeck

    Being born in 1984 I've almost seen the very dawn of videogames. This game brings you back in the past, when games were merely text. Inside your garage, where lies a DeLo, you try your best to publish...

    0 out of 0 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 7

    Confusion and guesswork lost in a land of happy bubbles.

    Rated on September 17, 2013 by Ch33zWiz

    Here's why people play this game. 1. To see a bunch of dots float towards the sky 2. To see random numbers appear after their game This game doesn't bother to explain much of the reason behind...

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

    Addicting, Original, Exciting, Interesting, and Fun but Perplexing, Frustrating, Excruciating and Disappointing at times

    Rated on September 29, 2013 by ITDigges

    Some very original ideas are debuted in this game. The creators knowledge of gaming and the industry is obvious. The future of gaming could have been imagined and implemented better and would have bee...

    0 out of 0 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 8

    Game Dev Tycoon - An Indie Gem

    Rated on October 09, 2013 by Harbinger_CR

    This game is great, it ain't perfect but it's still fun and addicting. Although I would have enjoyed an award ceremony for your games, a better reviews system, some better statistics for your game and...

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

    Play it for Days !

    Rated on October 13, 2013 by Belphy

    A great game from an indie developer - Greenheart Games.I found the games challenging - and addicting. At first I thought that this is just some small games that I would play casually over one evening...

    1 out of 1 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 7

    create your own fun.

    Rated on December 08, 2013 by masterwsgamer

    Game dev tycoon is a game where you create games to try and make a profit. made by green heart games this is a great game to play if you are interested in games outside of just playing them. You play ...

    1 out of 1 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 7

    Good, but lacks depth and replay value

    Rated on December 17, 2013 by hakkarin

    The Good-You get to develop games from the C64 era all the way to the PS4 era.-Not many other games like this one.-Game is simple and addicting.The bad-Lacks depth-Has little replay value once you hav...

    1 out of 1 found this review helpful.