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Game Dev Story developer Kairosoft launched its latest creation, Pocket Harvest, on Android recently. The game costs $4.99 (£2.99 in the UK) and is in the same style as Kairosoft's other creations. The farming simulator has players planting and cultivating produce like strawberries and lettu...

November 1st 2013 at 11:30pm 0 Comments
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There are a few words in gaming that, whenever I hear or read them, just make the hair on the back of my neck stand up in anticipation. "Blizzard." "Civilization." "Puzzle Quest." And I would say that it's time to add "Kairosoft" to that list, because the Tokyo-based developer's mobile games ar...

February 11th 2013 at 2:30pm 0 Comments
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We're likely to see quite a few iOS games go on sale this week and next, as the holiday season (Too soon? Sorry!) revs up into gear. Namco has led the pack off this year, with a nice long list of holiday sales on its apps. Through Monday the 19th, nearly all of Namco's games are cheaper than...

November 16th 2012 at 7:00pm 0 Comments
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Game Dev Story was one of my favorite iOS games of last year. It offered a full simulation, lots of polish and some well-done game industry satire all in one tidy package. Unfortunately, a few bigger high profile titles eventually overshadowed Game Dev Story by the end of 2010. But developer K...

March 1st 2011 at 8:00am 0 Comments
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There's a good chance that some of you reading this are currently employed by game retailers, so we're going to describe Waiwai! The Game Dealer, a new game from Kairosoft (maker of Game Dev Story), without spinning any heads. In The Game Dealer, you assume the role of a game store boss who must ma...

January 4th 2011 at 9:41am 0 Comments
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Game Dev Story, the addictive management sim by Kariosoft, is on sale today for $0.99 on iTunes and $1.20 for Android devices. The game places players in charge of their own game development studio, handling all aspects of the business and fulfilling the dream of a Golf RPG selling millions upon mi...

December 29th 2010 at 12:30pm 0 Comments
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Can you believe this is our first Game Dev Story post? And about the sequel, no less? Believe it. We'll try to rectify our previous oversight today by bringing you the welcome news that Game Dev Story 2 will be coming to the iOS platform ... at some point. "We will be developing a sequel," Kairos...

November 30th 2010 at 6:30pm 0 Comments