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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

Achievement

Description
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 Eggs 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", "Ōkami" or "大神". 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. Possibly full list of names:
  • 0verflow
  • 1st Playable Productions
  • 2.0 Studios
  • 2D Boy
  • 2K Czech
  • 2XL Games
  • 343 Studios
  • 38 Studios
  • 3DO
  • 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
  • Acitivision Blizzard
  • Acquire
  • Active Gaming Media
  • Activision
  • 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
  • Backbone Entertainment
  • Banpresto
  • Basilisk Games
  • BattleGoat Studios
  • Bauhaus Entertainment
  • Beenox
  • The Behemoth
  • Benjamin Rivers
  • Bizarre Creations
  • Black Isle
  • Black Rock Studio
  • Blitz Games Studios
  • Blizzard
  • Blizzard Entertainment
  • Blossomsoft
  • Blue Byte Software
  • Blue Fang Games
  • Bob Games
  • Bohemia Interactive
  • Bohemia Interactive Studio
  • Boomzap Entertainment
  • Bplus
  • Brøderbund
  • 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
  • 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
  • Eurocom
  • Evolution Studios
  • Evony
  • Exotypos
  • F4
  • Facepunch Studios
  • FarSight Studios
  • Fatshark
  • feelplus
  • Ferry Halim
  • 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
  • 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
  • Milestone
  • Milestone S.r.l.
  • Mind Control Software
  • M-Inverse
  • Mistwalker
  • Mitchell Corporation
  • Mojang
  • Mojang AB
  • Monolith Productions
  • Monolith Soft
  • Monumental Games
  • Moonpod
  • Mousechief
  • Mythic Entertainment
  • 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
  • n-Space
  • Number None
  • Obsidian
  • Obsidian Ent.
  • Obsidian Entertainment
  • The Odd Gentlemen
  • 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
  • PlayFirst
  • PlayFish
  • 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
  • Pyro Studios
  • Q Entertainment
  • Q-Games
  • Quantic Dream
  • Queasy Games
  • Radical Entertainment
  • Rainbow Studios
  • Random Ass Games
  • Rare Limited
  • Raven Software
  • Reality Pump Studios
  • realtech VR
  • Realtime Associates
  • Realtime Worlds
  • Red Storm Entertainment
  • RedLynx
  • Redtribe
  • Reflexive Entertainment
  • Relentless Software
  • Relic Entertainment
  • Re-logic
  • 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
  • TheorySpark
  • THQ
  • 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 Mönkkönen
  • 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
  • ZootFly
  • Zylom
  • Zynga