Author: Yevhen Yasnikov

Founder & CEO of 4 companies in Europe and USA. Entrepreneur with 25 years of experience. Specialization: information technology, programming, project management, sociology, geodesy, cartography, satellite technologies, spatial modeling, game development. Expert in IT technologies. Member of associations: ISA, IEEE Computer Society.

Casual games, known for their simplicity and accessibility, hold a significant place in the history of video games. Their story stretches from the early days of personal computing and arcade machines to the modern applications that today top app store charts. This article delves into the origins of casual games, key milestones in their development, and trends shaping their future. Origins and Early History The genesis of casual games dates back to the 1970s with the advent of personal computers and arcade game machines. One of the earliest examples embodying the essential characteristics of casual games—simplicity in controls and short…

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