Puchi Carat

An unusual hybrid of block-breaking and “waifu puzzler”, Puchi Carat is one of Taito’s most unusual but enjoyable games from the late ’90s.


Developer: Taito
Publisher: Taito
Available on: Arcade, PS1, PS2/Xbox/Windows PC (in Taito Legends 2)


Articles about Puchi Carat

Puzzler Essentials: Puchi Carat - I’ve always had a soft spot for block-breakers, ever since Arkanoid on the Atari 8-bit, and Puchi Carat makes me happy in all the right ways. Combining elements of traditional classic block-breakers with mechanics from puzzle games such as the Puzzle Bobble/Bust-a-Move series, it’s an enormously addictive, highly unusual game that is simultaneously unique and absolutely representative … Continue reading Puzzler Essentials: Puchi Carat
Waifu Wednesday: Peridot - I love puzzle games, if that was not already evident. However, I particularly love late ’90s arcade puzzlers such as those put out by Taito, Data East and their peers, for one reason in particular: as well as providing solid, addictive gameplay, they also had a tendency to have a cast of wonderful characters to … Continue reading Waifu Wednesday: Peridot

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