Game Dev Tycoon is a business simulation video game developed by Greenheart Games and released on December 10, 2012. The player creates and develops video games, starting in the 1980s. The game is played in a top-down perspective, and the player must manage their company’s finances, staff, and games in order to succeed.
The game is divided into three eras: the 1980s, the 1990s, and the 2000s. Each era has its own unique challenges and opportunities. For example, in the 1980s, the player must focus on creating simple, arcade-style games, while in the 2000s, they can create more complex, 3D games.
The player can create a variety of different game genres, including action, adventure, puzzle, and simulation games. They can also choose to develop different game engines, which will affect the look and feel of their games.
The player must also manage their staff, hiring and firing employees as needed. Each employee has their own unique skills and abilities, and the player must choose the right team for each project.
The game is played over multiple generations, and the player’s goal is to become the most successful game developer in the world. They can do this by creating popular games, winning awards, and expanding their company.
Game Dev Tycoon has received positive reviews from critics, with many praising its gameplay and addictiveness. The game has also been a commercial success, selling over 1 million copies.
Here are some of the features of Game Dev Tycoon:
- Create your own video games in a variety of genres
- Research new technologies and invent new game types
- Hire and train staff to create your games
- Expand your company and move into bigger offices
- Become the leader of the market and gain worldwide fans
If you are a fan of business simulation games or video games in general, then Game Dev Tycoon is a great game to check out. It is a challenging and rewarding game that will test your skills as a game developer.
Here are some additional details about the game:
- System requirements: Windows 7 or later, Mac OS X 10.7 or later, Linux (Ubuntu 12.04 or later)
- Storage space: 310 MB on Windows/Mac and 450 MB on Linux
- Price: $9.99 on Steam