-Jamin Brophy Warren, "Five Essential Books on Video Games". --The New Yorker
Crowds mobbed Nintendo's booth, clamoring to play it, rushing past the fancier Xbox and Playstation demonstrations. Jesper Juul's "A Casual Revolution" explains what happened, and why.
-Jonathan V. Last --Wall Street Journal
"A trenchant look at the rise of casual gaming."
-Keith Stuart --The Guardian Gamesblog
"A Casual Revolution is indispensable for summarising the current videogame industry, removing casual prejudices at every page."
-Robert Jackson --Leonardo
A Casual Revolution is terrific. A succinct, informative, thoughtful examination of the forces that have been, as its subtitle says, reinventing video games and their players. Oh, and on top of all that, it's just plain fun to read. --Tap Repeatedly
"A Casual Revolution is a hard look at the unique characteristics of games outside of the hardcore. Juul pushes past the prejudice that casual games are somehow lesser experiences and presents a multifaceted view of 'casualness,' casual players and the non-trivial role of these deeply engaging games in our social and cultural lives."--Tracy Fullerton, Director, USC Game Innovation Lab, USC School of Cinematic Arts, Interactive Media Division
" [F]or anyone working in the games industry or studying games and their role in popular culture, A Casual Revolution is a succinct and indispensable summary of the current state of video games." -- Stewart Woods, Game Studies
"Let's start with the hype. A Casual Revolution is terrific. A succinct, informative, thoughtful examination of the forces that have been, as its subtitle says, reinventing video games and their players. Oh, and on top of all that, it's just plain fun to read." Tap-Repeatedly (5/5 stars)