10 Casual Games to Release Stress and Combat Boredom

10 Casual Games to Release Stress and Combat Boredom

10 Casual Games to Release Stress and Combat Boredom

Candy Crush has always taken the lead in the most downloaded casual game. However, we think it’s time to shine a light on some other games that are just as good. Casual games are a great way to ease into gaming as a beginner or to play without any real commitment.

Firstly, we have Trivia Royale on our list of casual games to release stress and combat boredom.

Trivia Royale

10 Casual Games to Release Stress and Combat Boredom

iOS Link: https://apps.apple.com/us/app/id1506822846

Android Link: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=games.teatime.trivia&hl=en

Company: Teatime Games

Genre: Casual

Rated: 12+

Offers in-app Purchases

Trivia Royale is a great game for absolutely anyone, whether you actually like trivia games or not. The reason for this is due to how short the matches are. It’s so hard to get bored because things are constantly moving along. The Battle Royale mode adds another level of competition to the game along with adding your friends and battling them. It’s a great game for those looking for something a bit different!

Best Fiends

10 Casual Games to Release Stress and Combat Boredom

iOS Link: https://apps.apple.com/pl/app/best-fiends-stars/id1438744533 https://apps.apple.com/us/app/best-fiends-puzzle-adventure/id868013618

Android Link: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.Seriously.Phoenix&hl=en https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.Seriously.BestFiends&hl=en_GB

Company: Seriously

Genre: Casual

Rated: 4+

Offers in-app Purchases

Both of the Best Fiends games are addictive beyond belief. Our personal favorite has to be the OG Best Fiends, however, both focus on eliminating the slugs through match-3 levels. If you’re looking for something with relaxing music, cute graphics, and fun gameplay – you’re in the right place.

Gardenscapes

10 Casual Games to Release Stress and Combat Boredom

iOS Link: https://itunes.apple.com/gb/app/gardenscapes/id1105855019?mt=8

Android Link: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.playrix.gardenscapes&hl=en_GB

Company: Playrix

Genre: Puzzle

Rated: 4+

Offers in-app purchases

Gardenscapes is one most of us have either seen millions of ads for or actually played it. It’s an amazing game that again, revolves around match-3 mini-games. Completing the match-3 mini-games wins you stars you can use to renovate a huge garden.

Subway Surfers

10 Casual Games to Release Stress and Combat Boredom

iOS Link: https://apps.apple.com/us/app/id512939461

Android Link: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.kiloo.subwaysurf&hl=en_GB

Company: Sybo Games

Genre: Action

Rated: 9+

Offers in-app Purchases

Subway Surfers has been around for a while on the app store, however, recently it made it’s way back to the top charts. People in lockdown have been bored out of their minds so they’ve resorted to nostalgic games. We can’t really blame them!

CodyCross

10 Casual Games to Release Stress and Combat Boredom

iOS Link: https://apps.apple.com/us/app/codycross-crossword-puzzles/id1092689152

Android Link: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.fanatee.cody&hl=en_GB

Company: Fanatee

Genre: Word Games

Rated: 4+

Offers in-app Purchases

CodyCross is different from your average crossword puzzle game as you only need to work out the words that are going from left to right. But don’t think that’ll make it easy – because it isn’t! On top of the unique gameplay, the graphics were great!

Airplane Chefs

10 Casual Games to Release Stress and Combat Boredom

iOS Link: https://apps.apple.com/us/app/codycross-crossword-puzzles/id1092689152

Android Link: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.fanatee.cody&hl=en_GB

Company: Fanatee

Genre: Word Games

Rated: 4+

Offers in-app Purchases

If you’re getting bored with your average cooking game on the app store, Airplane Chefs adds a wonderful twist by adding various rows to attend to. It can be hard to get used to at first, but at least you won’t be able to say you’re bored.

Coin Master

10 Casual Games to Release Stress and Combat Boredom

iOS Link: https://apps.apple.com/gb/app/coin-master/id406889139

Android Link: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.moonactive.coinmaster&hl=en_GB

Company: Moon Active

Genre: Adventure

Rated: 17+

Offers in-app Purchases

We have all played Coin Master and have been obsessed with it at one point. The reason for this is because of how competitive it is. You get the chance to destroy your friend’s islands, steal their coins, and level up every time.

Bowling Crew

10 Casual Games to Release Stress and Combat Boredom

iOS Link: https://apps.apple.com/ca/app/bowling-crew/id1490240246

Android Link: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.tetrox.bowl&hl=en_GB

Company: WARGAMING Group Limited

Genre: Sports

Rated: 4+

Offers in-app Purchases

Similar to Golf Clash, Bowling Crew brings a fun activity to mobile with stunning graphics and fast-paced gameplay. There are no complaints about how well this combats boredom, however, be prepared to get addicted!

Dumb Ways to Dash

10 Casual Games to Release Stress and Combat Boredom

iOS Link: https://apps.apple.com/ph/app/dumb-ways-to-dash/id1482584527

Android Link: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.playside.dumbways5&hl=en_GB

Company: Metro Trains Melbourne Pty Ltd

Genre: Action

Rated: 9+

Offers in-app Purchases

Dumb Ways to Dash is the best game out of the Dumb Ways series because of the fun obstacles and graphics available. The only unfortunate part is that it’s not a multiplayer game so you’re always playing with bots. However, it’s great to relieve boredom.

Cooking Craze

10 Casual Games to Release Stress and Combat Boredom

iOS Link: https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/cooking-craze-restaurant-game/id1029094059?mt=8

Android Link: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.bigfishgames.cookingcrazegooglef2p&hl=en_GB

Company: Big Fish Games

Genre: Strategy

Rated: 4+

Offers in-app Purchases

Lastly, we have Cooking Craze. Restaurant games are always great for any level of gamers as they don’t require much skill apart from the use of your brain – and everyone has one of those! In this game, you need to make sure you can keep up with everyone’s orders in the time limit without burning or trashing anything. We personally love it and will always go back to it when we’re bored.

If you have any recommendations for casual games you love to play, let us know in the comments below!

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