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The 30+ Best Casual PC Games On Steam 

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Updated February 14, 2020 1.2k votes 372 voters 24.6k views 30 items

Every once in a while, it's nice to play a casual game on PC that is stress-free, relaxing, and overall just enjoyable. Perhaps you have a small child that wants to game with you, so you're looking for an easy PC game that you two can play together. Either way, let's take a look at some good choices for casual PC games that don't require too much thinking or muscle memory.

The original Plants vs. Zombies might just be the best casual PC game ever created. The balance of how much effort you put into it and the joy you get out off it is perfect, so don't skip this game if you're looking for a casual PC game on Steam. Other good casual PC games include Castle Crashers, a fun beat-em-up that will make you laugh, and Stardew Valley, a game that is extremely deep, yet super simple at the same time.

Just because these PC games are casual doesn't mean they are easy. Sure, there are some easy PC games on this list, but others can get a little bit challenging at times, despite the low amount of effort they require to be played. Vote up your favorites, and check out what others have voted on to get some solid recommendations.

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Stardew Valley is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The 30+ Best Casual PC Games On Steam
Released: 2016 (Concerned Ape)
Stardew Valley is an indie farming simulation role-playing video game developed by Eric "ConcernedApe" Barone and published by Chucklefish. The game was released for Microsoft Windows ...more
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Papers, Please is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The 30+ Best Casual PC Games On Steam
Released: 2013 (Lucas Pope)
Papers, Please is a puzzle video game developed by indie game developer Lucas Pope, focusing on the emotional toll of working as an immigration officer, deciding whom to let in and whom to ...more
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Plants vs. Zombies is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The 30+ Best Casual PC Games On Steam
Released: 2009 (PopCap Games)
Plants vs. Zombies is a 2009 tower defense video game developed and originally published by PopCap Games for Microsoft Windows and OS X. The game involves a homeowner using a variety of ...more
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Castle Crashers is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The 30+ Best Casual PC Games On Steam
Released: 2008 (The Behemoth)
Castle Crashers is a 2D beat 'em up video game independently developed by The Behemoth and published by Microsoft Game Studios. It features music created by members of Newgrounds. The Xbox 360 ...more
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BattleBlock Theater is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The 30+ Best Casual PC Games On Steam
Released: 2010 (The Behemoth)
BattleBlock Theater is a platform game developed by The Behemoth and published by Microsoft Studios for Xbox 360, Windows, and Linux. It is the third title from The Behemoth following Alien ...more
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The Lab is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The 30+ Best Casual PC Games On Steam
Released: 2016 (Valve)
The Lab is a virtual reality video game developed by Valve. It uses VR technology and the HTC Vive device to showcase a series of play experiences accessed through a hub room. The game is set in ...more
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One Finger Death Punch ... is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The 30+ Best Casual PC Games On Steam
Released: 2013 (Silver Dollar Games)
One Finger Death Punch is an indie beat 'em up video game where players must survive rounds of enemies in the many different stages. The game has two main modes; a campaign and survival mode. In ...more
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Hook is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The 30+ Best Casual PC Games On Steam
Released: 2015 (Maciej Targoni)
Hook is a short minimal, puzzle game developed by Maciej Targoni and Wojciech Wasiak.
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Peggle is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The 30+ Best Casual PC Games On Steam
korrgf added Released: 2007 (PopCap Games)
Peggle is a casual puzzle video game developed by Sukhbir Sidhu and Brian Rothstein of PopCap Games. Initially released for Microsoft Windows and Mac OS X systems in 2007, it has since had ...more
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The Room is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The 30+ Best Casual PC Games On Steam
Released: 2012 (Fireproof Games)
The Room is a 2012 puzzle video game developed by British-based Fireproof Games. The game was originally developed for the iOS platform and released in September 2012. The Android version ...more
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Superflight is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The 30+ Best Casual PC Games On Steam
Released: 2017 (GrizzlyGames)
Superflight is a casual wingsuit game with a with a wide variety of procedurally generated maps. The colorful mountainscapes can be explored freely while scoring as many points as possible by ...more
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Bit Blaster XL is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The 30+ Best Casual PC Games On Steam
Released: 2016 (Nickervision Studios)
Bit Blaster XL is a classic quarter eating arcade game developed by Nickervision Studios. Simple controls turn your ship, boost, and brake. Bit Blaster XL features a variety of power-ups to ...more
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HuniePop is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The 30+ Best Casual PC Games On Steam
HuniePop Released: 2015 (HuniePot)
HuniePop is a tile-matching and dating sim adult video game. Gameplay focuses on the player character (who can be male or female) interacting with several different women, each of whom has her ...more
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Epic Battle Fantasy 4 is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The 30+ Best Casual PC Games On Steam
Released: 2014 (Matt Roszak)
Epic Battle Fantasy 4 is an adventure-RPG made by Matt Roszak. It is the fourth installment in the Epic Battle Fantasy series, featuring new areas, new enemies, new Medals, and a new playable ...more
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Hidden Folks is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The 30+ Best Casual PC Games On Steam
Hidden Folks is a hidden object game developed by Adriaan de Jongh and Sylvain Tegroeg. Players are tasked with locating hidden characters, objects, and animals in a series of environments, ...more
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Super Hexagon is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The 30+ Best Casual PC Games On Steam
Super Hexagon Released: 2012 (Terry Cavanagh)
Super Hexagon is an independent action twitch video game developed by Terry Cavanagh and scored by Niamh Houston. Originally released for iOS in September 2012, versions for Windows and OS X ...more
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Gorogoa is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The 30+ Best Casual PC Games On Steam
Gorogoa Released: 2017 (Jason Roberts)
Gorogoa is a puzzle video game developed by Jason Roberts and published by Annapurna Interactive. Gorogoa has the player manipulate images placed in a two-by-two grid, exploring within each ...more
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Life Goes On: Done To De... is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The 30+ Best Casual PC Games On Steam
Released: 2014 (Infinite Monkeys Entertainment Ltd.)
Life Goes On: Done to Death is a comically-morbid platformer where you guide heroic knights to their demise and use the dead bodies to solve puzzles. Wanting to live forever, a mighty king sends ...more
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Klocki is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The 30+ Best Casual PC Games On Steam
Released: 2016 (Maciej Targoni)
From the developers of Hook, Klocki is a relaxing and minimal experience game filled with many different puzzle mechanics.
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Hexcells Infinite is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The 30+ Best Casual PC Games On Steam
Released: 2014 (Matthew Brown Games)
Hexcells Infinite is the third installment of the Hexcells game series. The gameplay of each installment in Hexcells is similar to Minesweeper. Each level contains a grid of hexagonal orange ...more
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SpaceChem is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The 30+ Best Casual PC Games On Steam
SpaceChem Released: 2011 (Zachtronics Industries)
SpaceChem is an indie puzzle game developed by Zachtronics Industries, based on principles of automation and chemical bonding. In the game, the player is tasked to produce one or more specific ...more
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Orbt XL is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The 30+ Best Casual PC Games On Steam
Released: 2017 (Nickervision Studios)
Stay in orbit while avoiding obstacles or being sucked into a black hole. Survive as long as you can while dodging and weaving between the various obstacles, the closer you orbit to the center; ...more
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Rec Room is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The 30+ Best Casual PC Games On Steam
Rec Room is a room-scale virtual reality multiplayer online video game. It was developed by Seattle-based company Against Gravity and was first released for Microsoft Windows in June 2016 and ...more
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Deep Space Waifu is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The 30+ Best Casual PC Games On Steam
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Clannad is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The 30+ Best Casual PC Games On Steam