No Strings Attached: When Did Casual Get so Big?

So what made casual gaming take off into the stratosphere? Why have developers continued to pour money into it? Why do casual gamers continue to farm farms and cafe cafes?

As a console-focused gamer the growth of casual games seems to have hit hard and fast and shows no sign of stopping.

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ZoidsRaven3170d ago

When did casual games become a bad thing? Anyone remember the Mario Party games on the N64? Nowadays, they would be considered casual games (even though they took skill to finish). As far as I see, casual gaming only became bad when th Wii came out. Not one d*mn soul is going to bring up the casual/kiddy games on the PS2. But now it's suddenly a problem. 7_7