Atlas Burke

PROFILE:

Named after a Greek titan, a book of maps, or his Great-Grandfather, Atlas grew up near Detroit. After studying Cell Biology at the University of Michigan and spending a year looking into microscopes, Atlas decided to volunteer--playing video games. hobbies run from gaming to music (voice, bass, guitar) to rugby. Atlas is a strong supporter of indie and low-cost gaming, an area he thinks is underserved by the media.

Posts by Atlas Burke:

Elite: Dangerous beta preview – Like food to a starving man

by 1 month ago

The station was just there.  I could see it through the shattered remains of my cockpit’s canopy, beyond the timer ticking down the seconds I had left to live. 23… …

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Want to know about Project Morpheus? Here’s our hands-on impressions!

by 8 months ago

After nearly two years as the only game in town, Oculus finally has some competition. Sony is making a play into the virtual reality (VR) future with the debut of …

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Elite: Dangerous might the the grand rebirth of the Space-sim

by 8 months ago

It’s not *exactly* true that the space-combat sim is dead, but it isn’t too far wrong, either. Sure, we’ve seen a few new franchises in the past decade, but the …

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GDC – Extrasolar’s recipe for success: “find your gem”

by 8 months ago

    Gaming Trend is at GDC! Follow Atlas and Shaun on as they adventure through San Francisco’s Moscone Center, bringing you the best talks and interviews from the show! Don’t worry …

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    GDC: Trends in free-to-play

    by 8 months ago

    Gaming Trend is at GDC! Follow Atlas and Shaun on as they adventure through San Francisco’s Moscone Center, bringing you the best talks and interviews from the show! What’re the …

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    Indie RPG Cradle Kickstarter is go!

    by 10 months ago

    You might not remember it, but we scored a pretty interesting interview with the folks over at Mojo Game Studio during GDC.  Well, it's been the better part of year, …

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    Resident Evil 4 coming to Steam with spiffed up “Ultimate HD Edition”

    by 10 months ago

    I've always held 2005 as a seminal year in the evolution of horror games.  F.E.A.R. proved that scares and action aren't mutually exclusive and Call of Cthulu: Dark Corners of …

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    Gaming Trend Podcast 01//15//2014 — Saying “Hello” To Demelo

    by 10 months ago

    This week on the Gaming Trend Podcast, Dave and Atlas are visited by the gravelly, manly voice of Jeffrey Demelo!  Dave, Atlas, and Jeff spend a few moments talking about …

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    Frightful Outlast moving to PL4 and PS Plus

    by 10 months ago

    You there!  Do you like scary things?  Of course you do.  Unsure about games to play at night on your shiny new Playstation 4?  Of course you are!  Well, has …

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    Contrary to Maxis’s promises, SimCity going offline

    by 10 months ago

    Do you remember back in the halcyon days of 2013, when we were all excited about SimCity?  We were so young, so naive, that when Maxis explained SimCity's disastrous launch …

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    Gaming Trend Podcast 01//08//2014–Clean Machines

    by 11 months ago

    Welcome back to the Gaming Trend Podcast!  It's been a while since we recorded our last podcast, but luckily, not too much has happened.  Join David, Atlas and our guest …

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    Valve announces 12 new Steam Machines

    by 11 months ago

      Almost a whole year ago, much buzz came out of CES about the X3 Piston--the first "SteamBox." Little was known about Valve's plans to move into the living room at …

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