Gaming is a great workout for your mind. It improves concentration and problem-solving abilities, boosting brain connectivity and eye-hand coordination. In addition to that, it is a reliable source of slow-releasing dopamine (as opposed to social networks, which feed dopamine to your brain in the form of constant stimulation). With the upturn in game quality in the past decade, beginner gamers might be tempted to jump straight into some of the more demanding titles like the Dark Souls series.

While this is not bad, it often leaves beginner players discouraged and, in some cases, makes them quit gaming for good. For people interested in improving their gaming skills or just casual gaming, here is a list of some of the best beginner-friendly games up to date.