Benny Carrillo

Benny Carrillo
A gamer since the days of the NES and SNES and a reporter since 2015. This hat-wearing otaku loves niche Japanese games, but has a soft spot for visual novels, Super Robot Wars, Mega Man, yuri, and Nepgear. Benny has covered E3 and Anime Expo since 2015 and served as Operation Rainfall’s Visual Novel Manager. Now, this seasoned reporter spends his days trying to clear his epic backlog in between writing analytical articles and reviews.
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The Princess Guide Review (Switch)

Has NIS America Developed These Princesses for Great Victory or Epic Defeat?     The Princess Guide is a title from NIS America that I had been anticipating since its announcement. Mainly since it looked to have an eye-catching art style and seemed to be a bit quirky. Which…
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Destiny Connect: Tick-Tock Travelers Announced by NIS America for Fall of 2019

Nippon Ichi Software’s time-themed RPG is making a connection in the West later this year   Destiny Connect: Tick-Tock Travelers is the latest of Nippon Ichi Software’s titles to be localized NIS America, it’s US subsidiary. Destiny Connect has an interesting premise, though little is known about the game…
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NIS America announces Utawarerumono: Prelude to the Fallen for 2020

The final part of the Utawarerumono trilogy is coming to the West, and it’s not Atlus who’s behind it.   The final part of the Utawarerumono trilogy of games is finally heading West with the announcement of Utawarerumono: Prelude to the Fallen. Though, what may surprise many is that…
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The Alliance Alive HD Remaster Comes West Courtesy of NIS America

This alliance finds a new home on the PS4, Steam, and Switch in Fall of 2019   The Alliance Alive HD Remaster was announced as coming to the West during NIS America’s Showcase 2019 event this morning. The Alliance Alive was an RPG developed by FuRyu and originally released…

VIZ Media’s First Game, The World Next Door, Available on March 28th

VIZ is getting ready to jump into a new sphere of influence with its first game The World Next Door VIZ Media, known best as an anime and manga publisher, is getting ready to publish its first game, The World Next Door. A title that has already garnered praise…
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Death End re;Quest Review (PS4)

Is Compile Heart’s Latest Game a Programmer’s Delight? or Is It a Bug-Infested Nightmare?     Death end re;Quest is a game I’ve had mixed feelings about. While Compile Heart can indeed be a creative company, they also tend to be very formulaic. Thus, as I learned more and…

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