Patrick Rost

PROFILE:

My name is Patrick, and I write about games that are new, and then I typically go back to playing games that are old. I'm a huge fan of the Super Nintendo and PlayStation 2 gaming eras, and tend to focus my love on classic RPGs (J- or otherwise), sports games, and racing titles. Shoot me an e-mail if you have any questions, or if you want to discuss leveling theories for defensive characters in Phantom Brave.

Posts by Patrick Rost:

Heavy Metal pencil punishment: Drawn to Death review

by 2 days ago

Doodling obscene and bodacious ephemera into a notebook is easily the most satisfying memory of my high school days, and I could not possibly be less unique in that. So …

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Six games (woo ooo!): The Disney Afternoon Collection review

by 2 days ago

Most licensed games for the Nintendo Entertainment System were pretty lacking, but that was not the case for a series of releases based on the Disney television series Duck Tales, …

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Never let good enough be enough: Out of the Park Baseball 18 review

by 2 weeks ago

The birds are chirping, the flowers bloom, and the bat’s crack against a baseball rings in the rebirthing season of spring. A constant and welcome new edition of Out of …

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Very clean, but never simple: Kingdom Hearts HD 1.5 + 2.5 ReMIX review

by 1 month ago

Kingdom Hearts was a communal experience for me and my friends. We played the game at the same time, and discussed various plot points and secrets at extreme length. One …

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Death machine, infest my corpse to be: Toukiden 2 review

by 1 month ago

Is there any more profound state of being than “hit and miss?" To not be terrible, but not great either, a dualistic order within which you can find almost the …

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Meow-t of the frying pan, into the fire: Momodora: Reverie Under the Moonlight review

by 1 month ago

Have you ever played an old 8-bit style video game on a modern console in front of someone old enough to remember when that was the only option available? Perplexed, …

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Roll away the stone: Atelier Firis: The Alchemist and the Mysterious Journey review

by 2 months ago

Gust, the developers of the Atelier series, seem to approach each game with the same philosophy that goes into their trademark alchemy process found in each game. Taking the ingredients …

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If I had a Digimon, I’d Digimon in the morning: Digimon World: Next Order review

by 3 months ago

Digimon has always felt like the weird cousin of the monster collecting games, not quite as stylish and dramatic as its more celebrated counterpart. However, Digimon has a charm to …

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Plastic bits having nighttime fits: Toy Odyssey: The Lost and Found review

by 3 months ago

Toys coming alive is somehow a consistently winning formula. Toy Odyssey: The Lost and Found takes that formula and plunges it into a melodramatic darkness, pitting you against hordes of …

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500 Floors Above Me in the Tower of Barbs: Let it Die review

by 3 months ago

Death is scary, but it would be a bit less so if I knew I got to come back and beat up my own reanimated corpse after my painful and …

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Return to Morrowind in a new chapter of The Elder Scrolls Online

by 3 months ago

Bethesda Softworks has announced The Elder Scrolls Online: Morrowind, the next chapter of ZeniMax Online Studios’ online RPG, The Elder Scrolls Online. This DLC addition will return players and fans …

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Fragments so small you’ll never find them all: Kingdom Hearts 2.8 Final Chapter Prologue review

by 3 months ago

Kingdom Hearts, in all its bizarre glory, has relished in the use of numbers and symbols to creep slowly towards the final story in its main enigmatic trilogy. The latest …

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