Casual Players are Hardcore!

Andrew – Quality Assurance Guru at

OK, it’s my turn to post. When I first came to iWin, I don’t think I had ever heard the term “casual game,” and if I had, it probably went in one ear and out the other. Now, four years later casual games have exploded into prominence among the different game genres. And what can you say about the players themselves? They’re a hardcore bunch, where sometimes the word casual doesn’t seem to fit. If you read any game reviews, you’ll know that they take these games just as seriously as any “mainstream” hardcore gamer.

Take iWin’s Jewel Quest III, the latest in the megahit match-3 series. Jewel Quest III takes users across the globe to solve puzzles and find precious jewels,. There are series of quests that the user must complete. These quests have turned out to be quite a challenge, and have rustrated quite a few gamers, but the reward is the challenge, which makes completing them all the more worthwhile. For me, I’ve had the  The determined player will definitely make it their goal. As for me, I’m waiting for Jojo’s Fashion Show: Extreme 1st person shooter. Anyway, I would love to hear what games folks find the most challenging. Talk to you soon.


One Comment

  1. Mufkin
    Posted January 12, 2009 at 9:49 pm | Permalink

    Flo’s Diner. Every part in the series. And add any game like it.
    I love time management and Flo’s Diner actually got me into these games but I can’t get through the game for anything.

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