Pokemon GO Water Festival increases encounter rate for Magikarp, Squirtle, Totodile

The latest Pokemon GO in-game event, the Water Festival, has kicked off.

Casual headlines

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    Unity developers may soon have access to a huge new audience.

  • Pokemon Go's latest bug increases the odds of escape

    Pokemon Go is currently suffering from a bug that makes the Pokemon you’re trying to catch more likely to run away.

  • Battery saver mode is returning to Pokemon Go on iOS

    If Pokemon Go is draining your battery at at a ridiculous rate, the return of Battery Saver mode should come as good news.

  • Age of Booty headed to iOS, Android

    History repeats: Age of Booty is coming right back around, hitting iPhone, iPad and Android devices in the near future, with developers working on an “all new version” of the game. If you don’t remember the original, you’re forgiven – it was a download-only title released in the mess that was holiday 2008, and died […]

  • Iwata: "I certainly do not think that Wii was able to cater to every gamer's needs"

    Nintendo CEO Satoru Iwata has said he feels Wii was miscategorized by the media as a casual gaming console compared to PS3 and Xbox 360, and while he disagrees with the label, he admitted the console did not “cater” to every gamer’s needs.

  • Krome working on smaller games in the casual and DLC space

    Krome Studios CEO Robert Walsh has said the Australian firm is currently working on smaller games which fit more into the causal and DLC space, instead of focusing entirely on boxed products.

  • ModNation Racers patch adds "casual" difficulty

    Sony’s announced it will add a casual difficulty to ModNation Racers via an upcoming patch.

  • DICE wants to assure fans it's not "going casual"

    DICE producer Patrick Liu wants to reassure fans that the company is not going casual. The Battlefield and Mirror’s Edge developer plans to “continue to do what we are best at”. Speaking with, Liu’s comment stems from the fact free-to-play cartoon shooter Battlefield Heroes is aimed at casual PC gamers. “We are definitely still making […]

  • 145 million Americans played casual game in 2007

    According to this, 145 million Americans played a casual game in 2007, or roughly two thirds of all US citizens in the 12-65 age range. While casual game revenue is obviously a lot lower than that taken from discs – most casual games are free and played online – that piece estimates that $400 to […]