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:

Something more than a bunch of light: Tokyo Twilight Ghost Hunters Daybreak: Special Gigs review

by 2 months ago

I think it is fairly common for young teens to get interested in ghosts and the occult. Be it a surface level interest or a lifestyle driving obsession, at some …

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She pac’d my bags last night, pre-flight: Pac-Man Championship Edition 2 review

by 2 months ago

So, if I’m to believe the ethos of Pac World, then normal old me with bad knees and slow, slow movements would end up doing the standard fare pac-man mazes, …

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Go Left Championship Edition: NASCAR Heat Evolution review

by 2 months ago

NASCAR gets a harsh reputation due to the fact that it just looks so boring. The sport suffers from being so singularly focused on a single track type, which does …

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You MeiQ me feel like a natural woman: MeiQ: Labyrinth of Death review

by 3 months ago

Like the stages of grief or the Hokey-Pokey, learning to cope with Compile Heart titles comes in five steps. You put your left hand in, see a boob there, and …

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A triumph, amidst defeat: The Legend of Heroes: Trails of Cold Steel II review

by 3 months ago

If you were defeated by a large, powerful robotic guardian, it’d be understandable to run away and flee. Rean Schwarzer is not that kind of guy; after a cliffhanger ending …

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808s and bone breaks: The Metronomicon review

by 3 months ago

The Metronomicon is not here to make new proclamations about the status of music.  It’s fairly well known that music is a deadly weapon. Whether you’re getting “down with the sickness” …

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Absurdity, death and technicolor: One Way Trip review

by 3 months ago

I’ve done some things that, looking back, I may not have been too proud of had it been known outside the seedy apartments I was in. One of my favorites …

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Community and the VR future of Roblox: Gaming Trend interviews Roblox CEO David Baszucki

by 4 months ago

Roblox CEO, David Baszucki, has agreed to speak once again with us here at Gaming Trend, in a follow up to our discussion ahead of the April 15th virtual reality …

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A first look at the MMO soccer simulator 90 Minute Fever

by 4 months ago

As fun and dynamic playing sport simulation titles is, there’s always been a looming sense of loneliness in the games, even with the best of the genre.  90 Minute Fever seeks …

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Hunger, lust, divinity and disappointment: Fairy Fencer F: Advent Dark Force review

by 4 months ago

Imagine yourself trapped in the cackling corridors of a frazzled mind, filled with hunger, lust, anger, and confusion.  Imagine that mind is in both a prepubescent boy and girl.  Imagine …

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Mouse moves like Jagger: Enhance GX-MP5 and GX-MP6 review

by 5 months ago

I always thought that a mousepad was a pretty simple thing, nothing to be concerned with in the whole scope of the computer unit.  Boy was I wrong.  Even though …

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Feeling confined: Phantom Brave PC review

by 5 months ago

No matter how sweet the taste, if you are given the same fruit over and over again, you will soon wish for something new.  The same is true with Phantom …

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