Developed by Greenheart Games for PC and Mac, Game Dev Tycoon is a business simulation game in which players get to start their own game development company and play through the history of game development. Players will start their humble business in a garage in the 1980s. As they research new technologies, create best selling games, hire and train staff they will grow their business and their impact on the industry. Players get the ability to make their own virtual games, choose the genre and what platform to release on. As they grow they will get opportunities to move into bigger offices and unlock secret labs, become the leader of the market and gain worldwide fans.
Game Dev Tycoon is currently offered at a sale price of $7.99 (USD), 20% off the normal Steam price of $9.99.