• Game Dev Tycoon has made its Android debut.
  • In the 1980s-style game, you must launch and grow a successful video game development studio.
  • The mobile version includes a super-hard pirate mode, and more awesome features.

We have all played video games, and many of you reading this may have even made games. But have you ever run a game development studio? Well, now you can run a virtual one with the Android launch of the cult hit business simulation Game Dev Tycoon.

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The game was first released for PC, Mac, and Linux by Greenheart Games, and made its way to iOS in late November 2017. The Android version, which is priced at $4.99 with no in-game ads or purchases, puts you in the great decade of the 1980s, when the video game industry was still a new type of business. You not only have to have your team members design and make games, but you also much research new technology, make new game engines, and learn from reviews of your titles.

As you become more successful, the game will let you expand your office space to hire even more people to make games, on your way to fame and fortune from your dedicated fan base. The Android version, in addition to getting some user interface changes for phones and laptops, also gets some new and improved features, including a super-hard pirate mode. Are you ready to become a game tycoon? Let us know what you think about this latest title in the comments.

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