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Take-Two Interactive Announces Workforce Reduction & Game Cancellations

In a recent announcement, Take-Two Interactive, the powerhouse behind fan-favourite studio Rockstar Games, has revealed plans for a significant workforce reduction and game cancellations. The move, which affects approximately 5% of its employees, is part of a broader strategy aimed at cost-cutting and enhancing operational efficiency. The compan...

Ex-Blizzard Devs Fears Overwatch 2 Story Missions Have Been Canceled

If you are an OG Overwatch player, then you know why Overwatch 2 came into being. Originally planned to be the PvE missions which expands on the lore behind the hero shooter, Overwatch 2 then shifted its priorities into their PvP aspect. Since Overwatch 2's release, players have only received 1 set of 3 story missions which released in August 2023....

Asia Pop-Culture Convention 2024 Has Its Soft Launch

Asia PopCon 2024 had its soft launch yesterday afternoon! Now if you haven't heard, Malaysia is hosting the first-ever Asia pop culture convention. Earlier this month, we had a teensy bit of info about what's to come, today we got to hear a bit more on what you can expect! The Soft Launch was held at the Hyatt Place in Bukit Jalil. The Hyatt...

Anime Fest+ 2024 Malaysia To Take Place In April

In a recent announcement posted on Facebook by its organizer, Comic Fiesta, Anime Fest+ 2024 is scheduled to make a reappearance this year. The ACG event will take place from 26 to 28 April 2024 at the Tropicana Gardens Mall Convention Centre in Petaling Jaya, Malaysia. As is customary, Anime Fest+ 2024 will feature artists, cosplayers, douj...

Playdate, A Malaysian-Made Handheld Console, Is Now Available In Malaysia & 21 Additional Countries

The Playdate is a handheld console made by manufacturer Panic which has a limited-time gimmick; every week, it features two new games from a particular Season (filled with 24 games) onto the user console, though you don't know when these games will appear on your Playdate until the week they were released. A novel concept, and one that's arguably w...

[Updated] Comic Fiesta 2023: What You Need To Know

Comic Fiesta, Malaysia's largest anime, comics and game convention is back for its 2023 instalment. The convention will take place at Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre on 23 and 24 December running from 9:30 AM until 8:00 PM. Identified as one of the largest anime, comics, and gaming (ACG) conventions in Southeast Asia, Comic Fiesta brings toge...

E3 is Officially Dead

It is officially Game Over for the Electronic Entertainment Expo, more commonly known as E3. The group that runs the convention, The Entertainment Software Association announced that it's time for E3 to say goodbye. E3 was first launched in 1995 and has since been an intergal part of the gaming community from all over the world. “After more t...

We Talk To Malaysia’s Deputy Minister Of Youth & Sports About Esports Budget 2024

A month ago, the Malaysian government allocated a sizeable budget of RM30 million towards the gaming and esports circuit for the year 2024. While that's all well and good, the actual details are pretty vague. How will this money be divided? And what are the plans for esports in Malaysia on a wider scale. Malaysia's Ministry of Youth & Sports...

Black Friday & Cyber Monday 2023 Gaming Deals Guide For Malaysians

This feature will be updated constantly with new deals during this week. As Thanksgiving week unfolds in the United States, the real excitement lies in the post-celebration festivities, especially for those keen on online electronics and gaming deals. Black Friday and Cyber Monday, originally American events, have now extended their allure to Ma...

AniManGaki 2023: What You Need To Know

AniManGaki announced that this year's theme is astronomical, not to mention that fans will be able to enjoy various activities tailored to their interests. The convention will take place on 25 - 27 August at Mines International Exhibition & Convention Centre (MIECC). From Friday until Sunday, the convention will run from 10:00 AM to 7:00 PM. ...

A Celebration Of Japanese Pop Culture Awaits At Japan Kita! 2023 [Update]

Update [28/7/2023]: Japan Kita! 2023 is officially cancelled due to "safety concerns regarding the venue".   Original story Prepare to immerse yourself in the vibrant world of Japanese pop culture as Japan Kita! 2023 lands in the heart of Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia! The highly anticipated event celebrating Japanese anime, cosplay,...

Screenplay to Gameplay: Submissions Open for the First Esports & Gaming Short Film Festival

Esports Insider (ESI), a global B2B esports and media company, is launching the world's first esports & gaming short film festival. The festival will be held during ESI London on Friday, October 20th, at the prestigious BAFTA 195 Piccadilly venue. The event aims to highlight the positive impact of video games and esports through the art of film...

Kakuchopurei & RTM Team Up For Main Game, A New Original Video Game Show For All

Malaysia-based video game publication Kakuchopurei is teaming up with long-running Malaysian public broadcaster Radio Televisyen Malaysia (RTM for short) to publicly air a brand new and revolutionary video series focused on the wide world of video games: Main Game.  Yes, you heard right. We are working alongside THE RTM; the one you've grown up...

Google Explores New Gaming Feature On YouTube: Playables

According to the Wall Street Journal, Google seems to be testing out a cool new feature for YouTube gamers. They're calling it "Playables," and it's all about letting users play games right on their mobile devices or computers while using the popular video streaming platform. This exciting development was revealed in an internal email sent to Go...

Logitech G PRO X2 LIGHTSPEED Gaming Headset Is Priced At RM1099 In Malaysia

Logitech G has announced today the ultimate esports headset - the new Logitech G PRO X 2 LIGHTSPEED Wireless Gaming Headset.  Designed and tested with top esports athletes, the new PRO X 2 headset features all-new, revolutionary PRO-G 50mm Graphene drivers, making it the pinnacle of gaming audio and a must-have headset for the most discerning and ...

Hannah Yeoh On How Parents Can Help Their Children In Esports

We recently had the opportunity to interview the current Malaysian Minister Of Youth And Sports, Hannah Yeoh. We covered and touched on plenty of interesting subjects, including how parents can help their children who want to venture into esports. Starting from 13:35 & ending at 15:32, she said the following in this Kakuchopurei exclusive in...

Embracing Gaming Equality with LeadWomen’s International Women’s Day 2023 Session

On the 1st of June, I had the pleasure of attending a collective panel of amazing women across Malaysia on Women Moving Forward in Healthcare, Sports & STEM. It was a very last-minute decision for me to attend so I was extremely nervous. The panel session was held at Microsoft's office which was surprisingly colourful and cozy. I arrived an ...

Xbox’s Phil Spencer Is Focused On Company’s Wider Game Market Strategy

Is Xbox's direction focused too much on PC and less on consoles? Turns out that the answer is a bit more complicated. Microsoft's head of gaming said that the company needs to focus on the wider gaming market if it wants to be successful, despite the Xbox console being the core of the brand (it's in the name). That means more than just making gr...

Revenant Esports Makes History As First Indian Organization On OTT Platform

Revenant Esports has made history by becoming the first Indian esports organization to feature on an OTT platform. The organization tied up with ZEE5 for the E-Gaming Unplugged series, which headlines Revenant Esports’ players. So far, five episodes of the E-Gaming Unplugged have been released with more on the way soon. Each episode follows a ...

Nintendo Officially Confirms Absence At E3 2023

Nintendo has officially confirmed that they will not be attending E3 2023. Speaking with IGN, a Nintendo spokesperson said: "We approach our involvement in any event on a case-by-case basis and are always considering various ways to engage with our fans. Since this year’s E3 show didn’t fit into our plans, we have made the decision to not p...

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