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Alright, first off. It's an Awesome game!!!! I now have more respect for game creators and daaannnnngggg competition is tough. I think that's how you say it right? XD anyway you should add employee personalities because it's kinda boring and what's the point of firing them? Besides to get a better employee. An example of it would be like an employee is a "bully" and yelling others and things like that. It makes a whole new purpose in firing them which makes you pay attention to your employees more. 2- You should add character/ CPU interactions just to make it real ish. It would be cool if u did add it :D. 3- at the end of the game, why don't you make up more consoles? Your able to progress more and be able to generate ideas to new gamers and inventors and maybe invent a similar model and console like that. If you keep doing that, you could evolve the company to the office place in a 3/4 floor buildings and move the research lab thing and the console builder below it and more floors of your company above it. 4- speaking of research lab, you should add more research topics because after the grid and MMO, it's basically conventions and more conventions. 5- speaking of conventions you should get something for being top in the 3G , or G3 idk. I know it's still an early game (I think) and your maybe adding more things. So these are the things I suggest you to add :D Thx!!! Ps. The Game Is AMAZING!!!!
This is everything I have been looking for in a game in which you have to run a business. I love that I get frustrated when a game doesn’t do well or get really excited when I get the ratings and profit I want, it’s because of that, that I have been able to play to for hours on end. But now I want more and I have ideas. My one concern is that when I opened my hardware lab there were a lot of options for consoles but now I only have 2 options and there both cubes, one white and one black. I have a lot of money saved up so I don’t think it’s anything about that but I am curious as to why there was once a big selection, and now only 2. I would also love a feature where we can interact with the businesses of other players too. Maybe being able to partner with companies, invest in them, buy hardware or even license hardware and game engines, that would be very cool. Also I think if at a certain point, like maybe when player generates enough money and gets a feel for the game, what works and doesn’t, there should a feature that allows players to start teams, like the graphics team, the dialogues team and so on, I feel like that would be a good way to continue growing.
I do keep coming back and trying again with this game, and it is admittedly addicting, but it’s also way too frustrating. It’s way too hard to figure out what development strategies work with any given game, whether you’ve done dozens of game reports on your previous games or not. Even when I’ve made highly-rated and very successful games, I was basically just guessing. I’ve been a serious gamer for years, so I tried using what I know I like in games and what I’d like to see focused on as a measure of what I should focus on, and that also seems to be a 50/50 guess at best. Given how fast the gametime moves, I don’t have enough time to really learn from any previous mistakes and/or successes, even if the game reports taught me those things, which they do not. It seems like unless I write down what the game reports say on my own, they’re pretty useless. Even when I see “+++” or “- - ?” under Graphics, or A.I., it doesn’t seem to have any effect on whether I full boost that or not, or put it on zero or not. Also, on any given phase of the three, it seems like even when I have the bar set all the way down, it will still show on the right side that 50% is being spent on that focus. It’s just way too frustrating never knowing what may work or not, even with all previous hints saved onto new games.
First of all I’d like to say how much I appreciate a game that does not use the Freemium business model, which is ruining video games in my opinion. So, I give you a 6th star for making this a buy once and own it game. I would not have giving this a second look had it been freemium. With that out of the way, I will say that this game is fantastic. Perfect for mobile. Basically you are a small business owner when you start and have to earn money by making games. You make all the decisions about what games are made, what research to do, who to hire, what audience to gear your games for etc etc. I can’t stop playing. If you like simulation style games where you have to earn money and build a business by making decisions and strategizing, you will love this game. If you have an appreciation for the history of the video game industry then that will be a bonus, but you don’t need to know about the gaming industry to enjoy this game. I just moved to my new office and hired my first employee and am looking forward to seeing how big I can make the company grow. Please keep making game like this. I will keep buying them. Cheers!
To the developers, overall excellent game. I love the concept and all the features. It’s really an overall great game. I never write reviews, but when I do, it’s because I genuinely like the game and can see myself playing it for a long time. With that being said, I have noticed a bug in the system. When I go to start a new game and import hints, I’ve noticed that not all the hints from the previous game/s load in. In addition to this, when starting a game with imported hints, I go to develop a game and pick the platform. The first two available (G64 and PC) have a glitch where it normally shows you the different topics for the games as well as how each topic works with that system. On my screen, for every topic it shows just the action logo with two plus signs instead of showing the respective topics and how well they do. If I could rate this game a 4.5 I would since it’s a minor bug. Thank you for all your hard work and I’m excited to see where this game goes!
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5/5 - Toucharcade
Game Dev Tycoon is a casual business simulation game
where your success depends on your creativity and willingness to experiment. The game does *not* contain any in-app purchases or ads. Slip into the role of a game developer: start your own company, design your own games and make your way to the top to become a Game Dev Tycoon.
- Start your own game development company in the 80s
- Replay gaming history
- Design and create your own games
- Hold your breath and wait for reviews to come in
- Research new technologies
- Hire and manage a world-leading development team
- Become the leader of the market
- Gain worldwide fans
Game Dev Tycoon for iPhone and iPad introduces:
- An updated story line
- New topics to enable even more varied games
- A challenging (but optional) ‘pirate mode’
- Built-in screen recording and streaming support
Game Dev Tycoon does not require an internet connection so go ahead and build your gaming empire in Airplane Mode.