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:

Hat trique: Franchise Hockey Manager 3 review

by 2 months ago

I’ve reviewed the other Franchise Hockey Manager releases in the past, and those reviews still provide a great view into that specific release. If I copied that exact review over …

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The other side of a good time: Exist Archive: The Other Side of the Sky review

by 2 months ago

JRPGs are stagnating, that’s pretty well known and low hanging fruit at this point. Some are finding comfort in that stagnation, while others are tinkering with ways to make JRPGs …

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Get on your bike and Mega Drive: Superdimension Neptune vs. Sega Hard Girls review

by 3 months ago

After years of lampooning faux gaming consoles, the Neptunia franchise gets a partner, finally, that allows it to make some references to some real part of gaming history. Superdimension Neptune …

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I can do evil all by myself: Touhou: Scarlet Curiosity review

by 3 months ago

Video game evil, when perpetrated by the player themselves, has two faces. The first is psychotic, with the destruction of planets, murder of innocents, and ceaseless Goomba stomping.  The second …

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

by 3 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 4 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 4 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 4 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 4 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 5 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 5 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 5 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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