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Game Dev Tycoon's achievement list can be accessed by pressing ESC (in PC version) and click on achievements. As of May 3rd, 2013, there are a total of 32 achievements listed.

​Achievement List


Good Judgement Create a game with good theme/genre combination.
Cult Status Set a new standard for the early gaming industry.
100K Engine Invest over 100K in a new game engine.
500K Engine Invest over 500K in a new game engine.
1M Engine Invest over one million in a new game engine.
Gold Sell half a million copies of a game without the help of a publisher.
Platinum Sell one million copies of a game without the help of a publisher.
Diamond Sell ten million copies of a game without the help of a publisher.
Unobtainium (seriously?) Sell one hundred million copies of a game without the help of a publisher.  This excludes MMOs.
Professional Reach level 5 with a character.
Legend Reach level 10 with a character.
Diversity Have a male and female staff.
Famous Hire someone famous.
Full House Have the maximum number of employees.
Game Dev Tycoon Finish Game Dev Tycoon.
Perfect Game Release a game with a clean score of 10.
Versatile Release a successful game in each of the five main genres.
Writer's Block Naming games is sometimes difficult.
Supporter Support a young start-up. Buy the game.
Detective Find at least one of the easter eggs in the game.
Treasure Hunter Activate the hidden treasure in the garage. (Easter Egg)
Bluehair Reporting for Space Duty Little known fact: Cats go all aggro in space. (Easter Egg)
Eat Cake Show them red barrels some action. (Easter Egg)
Inception Develop the game within the game. (Easter Egg)
Fan Pick an inspired company name. (Easter Egg)
Admirer Fun fact: We almost named our company Megaflop Productions! (Easter Egg)
The Sky is not the Limit Welcome back Chris. We've missed you. (Easter Egg)
Welcome to Mars How did I get here? Why is there a chainsaw? Who cares! (Easter Egg)
Best ride to work ever Workplace saftey anyone? (Easter Egg)
Welcome to your Hospital Patients are reminded not to die in the corridors. (Easter Egg)
Welcome Chief This world is round but different. (Easter Egg)
Painting with nature. Pay homage to a specific Japanese video game (Easter Egg) 
Turn it up to 11 Get a reviewer to give a 11/10 rating (Easter Egg)

Easter EggsEdit

Spoilers for Game Dev Tycoon follow.

The following lists shows how to get the Easter eggs discovered so far.

(The Easter Egg's with the Game-Names are depending on the poster, which are in your studio. The garage has Pong, the second building has Wing Commander and Doom before office renovation, Half-Life and Theme Hospital after renovation, and Halo, Star Citizen, and Okami after the R&D Lab is opened. Genre/Topic doesn't matter.)

Easter Egg Condition
Eat Cake Dave johnson, the head of a company named departure science, will ask you to include red explosive barrels in your games. Make an action game with red barrels included and he will offer you a cake.
Turn it up to 11 Get a reviewer to give a 11/10 rating (Easter Egg)
Treasure Hunter Create a game with the name "Pong". Only works in garage.
Bluehair reporting for space duty Create a game with the name "Wing Commander". Only works at the second building before renovation.
Welcome to Mars Create a game with the name "Doom". Only works at the second office before renovation.
Welcome to your Hospital Create a game with the name "Theme Hospital". Only works at the second office after renovation.
Best ride to work ever Create a game with the name "Half-Life". Only works at the second office after renovation.
The Sky is not the Limit Create a game with the name "Star Citizen". Works after unlocking the R&D Lab.
Welcome Chief Create a game with the name "Halo". Works after unlocking the R&D Lab.
Painting with nature. Create a game with the name "Okami", Works after unlocking the R&D Lab.
Inception Create a Game Dev/Simulation game with the name "Game Dev Tycoon"
Admirer Call your company "Greenheart Games".
Writer's Block Don't name your game for a minute
Fan Name your company after an existing games company. Full list of names :
0verflow 1st Playable Productions 2.0 Studios
2D Boy 2K Czech 2XL Games
343 Studios 38 Studios 3DO
3G Studios 3G Studios 42 Entertainment
4A Games 4D Rulers Software 5pb. Inc.
5th Cell 989 Studios A2M
Access Games Acclaim Entertainment Accolade
ACE Team Acheron Design Acquire
Active Gaming Media Activision Acitivision Blizzard
Adventure Soft Akelia Aki Corporation
Aldorlea Games Alec Holowka Alfa System
Almost Human Amanita Design Amaranth Games
Ambrosia Software Ancient Anino Games
Appmania AQ Interactive Arc System Works
ArenaNet Arika Arkane Studios
Arkedo Studio Artdink ArtePiazza
Artificial Mind and Movement Artificial Studios Artix Entertainment
Artoon Ascaron Asobo Studio
Aspect Aspyr Media Atari
Atlus Atomic Planet Entertainment Attic Entertainment Software
Avalanche Software Avalanche Studios Aventurine SA
Babaroga Babaroga Backbone Entertainment
Banpresto Basilisk Games BattleGoat Studios
Bauhaus Entertainment Beenox Behemoth, The
Benjamin Rivers Bethesda Bethesda Softworks
Big Blue Bubble Big Finish Games Big Huge Games
Binary Hammer BioWare Bioware
Bit Blot Bizarre Creations Black Rock Studio
Blitz Games Studios Blizzard Blizzard Entertainment
Blossomsoft Blue Byte Software Blue Fang Games
Bohemia Interactive Bohemia Interactive Studio Boomzap Entertainment
Bplus Br\u00f8derbund BreakAway Games
Broderbund Broken Rules Brownie Brown
BSure Interactive Bubble Gum Interactive Bugbear Entertainment
Buka Entertainment Bullfrog Bullfrog Productions
Bungie Studios Capcom Capybara Games
Caravel Games Castle Thorn Cave
Cavia Cazap CCP Games
CD Projekt RED Centuri Chedburn Networks Limited
Christopher Howard Wolf Chronic Logic Chunsoft
Cinemaware Cing Cit\u00e9r\u00e9mis
Clap Hanz Climax Entertainment Climax Studios
ClockStone Software Cloud Imperium cly5m
Coded Illusions Codemasters Coffee Stain Studios
Coktel Vision ColdWood Interactive ColdWood Interactive
Compile Heart Core Design Crafts & Meister
Creat Studios Creative Assembly Criterion Games
Cryptic Studios Crystal Dynamics Crytek
Crytek Black Sea Cyanide CyberConnect2
Cyberlore Studios Daniel Benmergui Dark Water Studios
Day 1 Studios Deadline Games Deck13
Deep Silver Dejobaan Games Demiurge Studios
Derek Yu Digital Eel Digital Illusions
Dimps Disney Interactive Studios Double Fine Productions
Double Helix Games Dovogame Dreadlocks Ltd
Dynamite Idea EA Games Edmund McMillen
Egosoft Eidos Interactive Electronic Arts
Elite Gudz Elixir Studios Engine Software
Epic Games Epicenter Studios Epyx
Erik Sved\u00e4ng Ethereal Darkness Interactive Etranges Libellules
Eugen Systems Eugen Systems Eurocom
Evolution Studios Evony Exotypos
F4 Facepunch Studios FarSight Studios
Fatshark feelplus Ferry Halim
Random Ass Games Firefly Studios First Star Software
Flagship Games Flashbang Studios Flying Lab Software
Foundation 9 Entertainment Free Radical Design Freebird Games
Frictional Games Frogwares From Software
Frontier Developments Frozenbyte FUN Labs
Funcom Futuremark Gaijin Games
Game Arts Game Freak GameHouse
GameLab Gameloft Games2win
GarageGames Gearbox Software Genki
Giants Software Gogii Games Good-Feel
Grasshopper Manufacture Gravity Grey Alien Games
Griptonite Games GSC Game World Guerrilla Games
Guild Software GungHo Online Entertainment Gust Corporation
Haemimont Games HAL Laboratory Hanaho
Hanako Games Harmonix Music Systems Hasbro Interactive
HB Studios Hemisphere Games HeroCraft
High Moon Studios High Voltage Software Himalaya Studios
Hoplon Infotainment Hothead Games Housemarque
Hudson Soft Human Head Studios Humongous Entertainment
Hyperion Entertainment id Software Idea Factory
Ignition Entertainment IguanaBee Imageepoch
Incredible Technologies indieszero Infinity Ward
Infogrames Insomniac Games Intelligent Systems
Interplay Entertainment Introversion Introversion Software
InvisibleInkStudios IO Interactive Irem
Iron Tower Studio Irrational Games Irrgheist
Jadestone Group Jagex Jaleco
Jason Rohrer Javaground Jonas Kyratzes
JoWood Jph Wacheski Juice Games
Jupiter JV Games KatGames
Klei Entertainment Kloonigames Koei
Konami Krillbite Krome Studios
Kuju Entertainment Kuma Reality Games Kush Games
Laminar Research Larian Studios Legacy Interactive
Legendo Entertainment Level-5 Lexaloffle
Lionhead Studios Little Green Men Games Llamasoft
Longbow Digital Arts Looking Glass Studios Lucas Arts
LucasArts Ludia Luma Arcade
Luxoflux M-Inverse Mad Genius Software
Majesco Entertainment Mangled Eye Studios Marvelous Entertainment
Massive Entertainment Masthead Studios Mattel
Maxis Software Mean Hamster Software Media Molecule
Media.Vision Mercury Steam Metanet Software
Microsoft Game Studios my mom Milestone

Milestone S.r.l.

Mind Control Software Mistwalker
Mitchell Corporation Mojang Mojang AB
Monolith Productions Monolith Soft Monumental Games
Moonpod Mousechief Mythic Entertainment
n-Space Namco Bandai Natsume
Naughty Dog NCsoft Ndoors
Neowiz Nerve Software NetDevil
Neverland Neversoft New Star Games
Nexon Next Level Games NGD Studios
NHN Nicalis Nifflas
Nihon Bussan Nihon Falcom Ninjabee
Nintendo Nippon Ichi Software Nival Interactive
Nokia Novalogic Novarama
Number None Obsidian Obsidian Ent.
Obsidian Entertainment Oddworld Inhabitants OmniSystems
Origin Origin Systems OTS Software
Oxygen Studios Page 44 Studios Paladin Studios
Pandemic Studios Paon Papaya Studio
Paradox Interactive Parallax Studio Pax Softnica
Pendulo Studios Penguin Software People Can Fly
Petroglyph Phantagram Pi Studios
Pieces Interactive Piranha Bytes Pivotal Games
PixelJAM Games Platinum Games Playdead
Playdom Playshit Playboy
Playlogic Entertainment Playtechtonics Pocketwatch Games
Polyphony Digital PopCap Games Positech Games
Private Moon Studios Pronto Games Prorattafactor
Provox games PST Team Psyonix Studios
Punch Entertainment Punch Entertainment Pyro Studios
Q Entertainment Q-Games Quantic Dream
Queasy Games Radical Entertainment Rainbow Studios
Rapist Studios Raven Software Re-logic
Reality Pump Studios realtech VR Realtime Associates
Realtime Worlds Red Storm Entertainment RedLynx
Redtribe Reflexive Entertainment Relentless Software
Relic Entertainment Remedy Entertainment Renegade Kid
Retro Studios Reverge Labs Revolution Software
Rising Star Games Rockstar Games Rockstar North
Rocksteady Studios Ronimo Games Rovio Entertainment
Ruffian Games Runic Games Running with Scissors
S2 Games Saber Interactive Sandlot Games
Santa Cruz Games Sarbakan SCE Studio Liverpool
Scientifically Proven Secret Exit Seed Studios
Sega Sidhe Sierra
Silicon Knights Silicon Sisters Silicon Studio
Silver Creek Entertainment Ska Studios SNK Playmore
Snowblind Studios Snowstep Development Sobee Studios
Software 2000 Soldak Entertainment Sonic Team
Sony Computer Entertainment Sony Computer Entertainment America Sony Computer Entertainment Europe
Sora Ltd. Source Studio Spectrum HoloByte
Spellborn International Spiderweb Software Splash Damage
Square Enix Star Vault Starbreeze Studios
Stardock Sting Entertainment Stoic Studio
Storm Impact Strawdog Studios Straylight Studios
Streamline Studios Studio Pixel Subatomic Studios
Sucker Punch Productions Sumo Digital Sunflowers
Supergiant Games SuperVillain Studios Swedish Game Development
Swing Swing Submarine Swingin' Ape Studios Tag Games
Taito Corporation Take-Two Interactive Tale of Tales
TaleWorlds Tamsoft Tantalus Media
Tantrumedia Team Shanghai Alice Team17
TeamTNT Techland Tecmo Koei
Telltale Games Terminal Reality thatgamecompany
thatgamecompany The Behemoth The Bitmap Brothers
The Odd Gentlemen TheorySpark THQ
Three Rings Design Three Rings Design TimeGate Studios
Torpex Games Torus Games Tose
Trade Games International Transmission Games Trapdoor
Traveller's Tales Trendy Entertainment Treyarch
Tri-Ace Tribetoy Tripwire Interactive
Triumph Studios Turn 10 Studios Two Tribes
Tygron Tyler Glaiel Ubisoft
uCool Ultimate Play The Game United Front Games
Universomo Unreal Software Valve
Valve Corporation Vanillaware Venan Entertainment
Vertigo Games Vicarious Visions Ville M\u00f6nkk\u00f6nen
Virtual Heroes Virtual Playground Visceral Games
Vivendi Games Viwawa Vlambeer
Volition W!Games Wahoo Studios
Wanako Games Wangame Studios WayForward Technologies
WB Games Webfoot Technologies Wideload Games
Wildfire Studios Wolfire Games World Forge
XMG Studio Xseed Games YoYo Games
Yuke's Zachary Barth ZapSpot
ZeniMax Zipper Interactive Zoetrope Interactive
Zoonami ZootFly Zylom
Zynga Black Isle

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