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Final Fantasy XVI: Everything We Know So Far [Update]

Originally published on 18th September. Now with new video & new info from interviews & features published on 23/6/2022. Kakuchopurei wouldn't be what it is without me rambling on about a Final Fantasy game. And we have another major mothership one coming up soon thanks to the recent PS5 showcase. We kinda knew it was coming, but it's ni...

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Happy Labour Day: Our Favourite Workers In Video Games

Happy Labour Day, everyone. To celebrate the mid-holiday and the first of May, let's pay tribute to video games' most under-appreciated workhorses. All of them. WarCraft's Peons & Peasants Before Blizzard made the Warcraft series its MMO cash cow, the franchise used to be a strategy title where humans and orcs fought each other with so...

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Valentine’s Day Sexy Time: Best & Worst Love Scenes

This story was originally published on 14th February, 2020. Love is in the air. Yes, it's that time of the year again when couples go out for a romantic night while singles spend some quality with their hands (by playing games, what else would I be talking about?). Romance and love/sex scenes have been in gaming for decades, especially since ...

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Fantasy Stars: Ranking All The Final Fantasy Games From Fabulous To Flat

If you know JRPGs, you should damn well know the Final Fantasy series. This series, and arguably Dragon Quest but no one gave a s*** until the late 2000s, help shape everybody's perception of JRPGs. Created by former Squaresoft/Square Enix developer & producer Hironobu Sakaguchi, the series started off as a desperate attempt to survive in the c...

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Happy Diwali 2021: Celebrating Indian Characters in Games

The Festival of Lights has arrived and we want to wish a happy Diwali/Deepavali to all our Indian readers. To commemorate the triumph of light over darkness, good over evil and knowledge over ignorance, let's celebrate the various Indian characters and representations of Indian culture in video games. Lakshmi Bai and Devi Nayar - The Order 18...

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Kakuchopurei’s Favourite PS2 Titles

Article originally posted on March 2020. Bumped up to October 2021 since it's the NA anniversary of the PS2 launch. Happy birthday week, PlayStation 2. You were quite a juggernaut during your heyday, slaying even the mighty Sega Dreamcast and Nintendo Gamecube with your plethora of games and exclusives. Heck, you still were selling consoles b...

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No Straight Roads Is A Few Steps Short To Action Gaming Greatness…

Review originally published on 25th August, 2020. It's bumped up due to the Steam version that's out right now. Platform(s): PC (Epic Games & Steam), PS4, Xbox One Nintendo Switch Genre: Uniquely Malaysian music-rhythm action mash-up Readers on this site may notice my affinity to hyper-stylized action games like the Bayonetta games and r...

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Merdeka! The 9 Best Empire-Building Games Out Now

Update [30/8/2021]: We've added several new additions to the list for you to satiate your nation (or civilization) building itch. Selamat Hari Merdeka, Malaysia! It's the 31st of August, which means that we're going to take a day off from gaming to pay our respects to our forefathers and historical figures for liberating our land from its col...

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Don’t Sleep On Hades, The Charismatic & Challenging Roguelike Of 2020 [Update]

Update (12 August 2021): Game's coming out for PS4, PS5, Xbox One, and Xbox Series this 13th August. We're bumping our review forward; our score still stands. Update (18 September 2020): The game is now out of Early Access. We've modified our review to reflect its current state.  Platform: PC, Nintendo Switch, Xbox One, Xbox Series, PS4, PS5...

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Our Favourite Muslim Characters In Games

It's that time of the year again, as more than 1.5 billion Muslims around the world celebrate Eid Al-Fitr, or commonly known as Hari Raya in Malaysia/Indonesia. It marks the end of the Islamic holy month of Ramadan when Muslims fast for a period of one month. To commemorate this occasion of blessings and happiness, let's celebrate the representa...

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Father’s Day: Why God Of War’s Kratos Is A Good/Bad Dad

Article originally published on 14th June, 2019. Father's Day is almost here once again, to celebrate all dads around the world for their sacrifice and love. In fact, father figures are often important characters in pop culture from movies to TV series, but they have been less prevalent in gaming. Until this generation, that is. Games like 20...

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30+ Games To Play & Own While You Are In Quarantine, MCO, & Lockdown [Update]

Article originally published on 27th March 2020. We're bringing it forward because of Malaysia's lockdown week starting 1st June. With Malaysia’s Controlled Movement Control Order back again after months of some normalcy, we may need to social distance ourselves a lot longer than usual. And also wash our hands as usual, and #StayTheFuckHo...

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Happy May The 4th: The Best Star Wars Articles On Kakuchopurei

Article originally posted on 4th May, 2020. We're reposting it now because why not? Yep, it's that time of year again where we celebrate our love for the Star Wars franchise. And what better way to do that than highlighting what Kakuchopurei has done over the past few years? We are aware that the series has its ups and downs; the latter has b...

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Ranking The Super Mario Games From Worst To Best

The Super Mario titles from Nintendo are arguably the most influential and iconic games around. Anyone who tells you otherwise is probably lying through their teeth. Without the mind of Nintendo designer Shigeru Miyamoto at the helm of these mothership games, there wouldn't be a Nintendo at all in the late 80s and the 90s. In fact, Nintendo and ...

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Final Fantasy VII Remake Was Supposed To Have A Tifa Chapter, But…

Final Fantasy VII Remake was a heckuva love letter for late 90s JRPG fans and PlayStation gamers, though it had a few rough edges here and there with some of its story bits. But did you know that we were robbed of a Tifa-focused section? Turns out the game's level designer Yuri Hioki confirmed on the Final Fantasy VII Remake Ultimania guidebook ...

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A Malaysian-Based Studio Was Involved In The Mandalorian

The first episode of The Mandalorian Season 2 just debuted yesterday, and it was pretty great (check out my spoiler-free review here). However, there was another interesting detail, not in the episode itself, but strangely enough, during the credits. It turns out that a VFX studio based in Malaysia, Base FX, is responsible for partially con...

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The Mandalorian Season 2 Premiere Goes Big From The Start

Less than one year after the debut of The Mandalorian, the first episode of the second season has premiered on Disney Plus. It's an understatement to call the entire first season of the live-action Star Wars anything less than a massive success, so much so that Season 3 is already in pre-production as we speak. The Return Of The Mandalorian ...

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Video Game’s Best Monsters & Fiends

Happy Halloween 2020, everyone! While this year hasn't been the best for outdoor activities and offline partying, there's still cause for celebration for the spookiest time of the month. We've done our scariest moments in gaming history and our top Castlevania picks already, so what's next? Monsters, duh! These are our favourite scary mon...

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Borderlands 3’s Arms Race Is Part Reality Murder Show, Part Co-Op Roguelike

Gearbox just revealed its upcoming new mode Arms Race, which will be part of the Borderlands 3 Designer's Cut second Season Pass DLC. And if you like challenging PvE efforts done in the guise of a game show, you'll love this. Basically, your Vault Hunter gets dropped into a new combat zone without his or her weapons & whatnot. Billed as a fa...

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Final Fantasy XVI Website Reveals The Game’s World & Characters

Square Enix has revealed more information and details about the world, characters and lore from the upcoming Final Fantasy XVI on its official website. Let's see what we've learnt so far: Final Fantasy XVI Is Set In A Land Called Valisthea Here is its description: The land of Valisthea is studded with Mothercrystals—glittering ...

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