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Is Casual Gaming Dead Already?

Since the debut of the Nintendo Wii, journalists have claimed there's gold in the hills of casual gaming. Now, the claim--or is it, shark?--appears to have been jumped....Casual games--and gaming in general--are evolving. Not disintegrating as some may claim, but changing. A brief look into the history of modern casual games reveals we're at the end of one era and the start of the next.

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DaKid3409d ago

Does this mean all gaming is dead? I mean, if Hardcore is dead, and casual is dead what is left? /sarcasm

vickers5003409d ago (Edited 3409d ago )

Dead? There's a whole console dedicated to it.

SoIid Snake3408d ago (Edited 3408d ago )

Yeah, Xbox 360's are being outsold by the bundles, it's almost dead.

morganfell3408d ago (Edited 3408d ago )

Is casual gaming dead? It is to me. As far as I am concerned all of the people that helped pervert a market, that are responsible for shovelware, the people that don't really care about gaming except as a once in a while diversion and who wouldn't know who Origin was, Psycho Mantis, and never participated in Warthog jumping can get screwed. I hope they get onboard the same fiery bus, put a gallon of gasoline under each arm and smoke a pack of unfiltered Camels after eating a sausage sandwich and head for the nearest cliff.

Gamekilla3408d ago

braid, bionic commando, the pixeljunk series, super stardust, wii sports, wii play, geometry wars, flow, echochrome that casual gaming is dead

orakga3408d ago

I played it last night... and I have to say it didn't feel like a casual game at all to me. Great game. Just not casual.

sorry for the nitpick.

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