Game Dev Story 4+
Designed for iPad
Manage your own game company and try to create a million-selling game in this unique simulation.
Features the ability to develop your company's own game console, plus a system for changing your staff members' professions.
Hire talented people and train them to develop their skills.
As your staff gets more experience, you will unlock a wider array of game genres and content to develop. Try to find the most popular combinations and develop for the latest platform!
Your staff members can have a variety of game-related professions, from programmer to sound engineer.
Work hard and you may reach the top of the video game industry!
Try searching for "Kairosoft" to see all of our games, or visit us at http://kairopark.jp.
Be sure to check out both our free-to-play and our paid games!
Now available in English and 14 other languages.
Bug fixes and performance improvements.
Ratings and Reviews
Game Dev Story... My story.
I remembered playing this game back in elementary school... so I typed it in the App Store. I bought the game at around 10 o'clock in the morning & played. I kept playing, and playing until I saw I was in year 20. I had my phone on the charger so I wouldn't lose my progress in case my phone died. I looked at the time on my phone and saw it was 8 o'clock at night. At that moment came to a realization that I've been playing Game Dev Story for 10 hours. This game is well worth the little price that they charge, believe me. It was even difficult to write this review because I missed about 5 minutes of Game Dev time to write this. Buy the game.
Needs More Micromanagement!
I absolutely love this game, I bought both this and Game Dev Tycoon to see which is better and without a single doubt this game exceeds the other by ALMOST every margin. The graphics, content quality, pace, and polish of Game Dev Story is without a doubt superior - however, Game Dev Tycoon has more smaller features that play into the development of a game and gives the player a greater sense of control in what they’re actually making. I would be willing to pay double the price of this game to have similar features in this, such as an option for graphics for your game, the ability to create custom engines, the CHOICE of engines, and so on. All that aside, I love this game and have become easily addicted to it in my free-time to the point where I’ve uninstalled other games I would have played frequently as they’ve become irrelevant after downloading Game Dev Story. Awesome game, developers! I hope you’ll look into updating and adding new features in the future, I would love nothing more than to have a perfect little tycoon game for mobile!
An Old Friend
I first played this game ten years ago, and after all this time, I still find myself coming back. No other mobile game can boast that for me. The cleverness of the references and in-jokes make it clear how much the developers cherish and revere the rich culture and history of video games, and like any good game, this one is very hard to put down. Few games have been able to solidify their status as my “comfort games.” Game Dev Story joins the likes of Resident Evil 4, Perfect Dark and The Legend of Zelda in that book for me.
Thanks for the years of joy and entertainment, guys.
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- Kairosoft Co.,Ltd
- 252.7 MB
- Requires iOS 9.0 or later.
- Requires iPadOS 9.0 or later.
- iPod touch
- Requires iOS 9.0 or later.
- Requires macOS 11.0 or later and a Mac with Apple M1 chip or later.
English, French, German, Hindi, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Portuguese, Russian, Simplified Chinese, Spanish, Thai, Traditional Chinese, Turkish
- Age Rating
- © (C)KAIROSOFT CO.,LTD. All Rights Reserved.
Up to six family members can use this app with Family Sharing enabled.