What is a casual game?
A casual game is a video game targeted at a wide, mass market audience, as opposed to a hardcore game, which is a game targeted at a more niche audience of hobbyist gamers. It may exhibit any type of gameplay and genre. They generally have simpler rules, shorter sessions, and less learned skill than hardcore games.
Casual video games have several distinguishing features. They are often web-based and are usually found on either mobile phones or personal computers. They usually do not have a high learning curve. To achieve this, games have few controls-normally a single button or two that will predominantly control the majority of the game.That games usually do not require a significant amount of time to play. They can normally be played in small periods of time.