As promised, I did some research on what the hottest casual games are at the moment. I have my own favorites but of course, that does not mean that everyone else will like them. So I headed on over to Gamezebo, my favorite source of casual games. This is their current top ten list:
1. Mystery Case Files: Return to Ravenhearst
2. Mortimer Beckett and the Time Paradox
3. Build-a-lot 3: Passport to Europe
4. Treasure Seekers: Visions of Gold
5. Mystery Stories: Berlin Nights
6. Hospital Hustle
7. Fitness Dash
8. Alabama Smith in Escape from Pompeii
9. Forgotten Lands: First Colony
10. Call of Atlantis
Let me see. I am currently playing Build-a lot- 3: Passport to Europe. It really isnâ€™t that much different from the previous versions of the game, except for new places, new types of houses and buildings, and new services. They also added a bit more â€œtroubleâ€ for the player â€“ fire and noisy party incidents. If you know someone who liked the first two games, then it would be a good idea to get the third.
Fitness Dash and Hospital Hustle are looking pretty good. I think they will suit people who liked Flo and her slew of Diner Dash games. I have also looked into Forgotten Lands: First Colony and it might be good for those who like â€œslow-paced building-worldsâ€ games. The reviews of this last game generally bode well except for the graphics, which are reportedly unsatisfactory.
So there you have it â€“ take your pick and make a casual gamer happy this Christmas!