Parents' Guide to

Game Dev Story

By Christy Matte, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 9+

Hidden instructions hamper fun in video-game company sim.

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What you will—and won't—find in this app.

Community Reviews

age 8+

Based on 1 parent review

age 8+


FUN!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! very very fun.

This title has:

Too much sex
Educational value

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say (1):
Kids say (4):

GAME DEV STORY suffers from the lack of clear instructions early on. Unless you browse through the entire menu and stumble across the instructions, you're likely to feel a bit lost. You'll know what to do, but not why. The game includes plenty of subtle humor, and the gameplay is engaging, but It's not always clear how a particular decision impacts the results. Still, if you're feeling patient and video game development appeals to you, this one might be worth it in the end.

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