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:

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

by 5 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 5 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 5 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 5 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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    Gaming Trend Podcast 2/12/2014 — Yet another Flappy Bird missive

    by and 7 months ago

    So, Flappy Bird was definitely a thing that happened. Atlas and David spend some time to talk about it. We also talk about the joy of Threes, the absurdity of …

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    Gaming Trend Podcast 2/4/2014 — Vive la France!

    by and 7 months ago

    Zut alors! Atlas and David are back this week to talk in hacky French accents and discuss some fun games and important news. We talk about Republique, Metal Gear Solid …

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    Gaming Trend Podcast 01/29/2014 — Nintendoom?

    by , and 7 months ago

    Nintendo wrapped up their yearly investor conference, and let loose some interesting tidbits. Atlas sighs heavily as David and Matt discuss what this could mean for the beleaguered developer of …

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    Gaming Trend Podcast 01//22//2014 — Smoldering rage

    by and 7 months ago

      There’s a lot to be upset about this week, and David and Atlas take a few minutes to rage about it. People are trying to trademark the word “candy,” Nintendo’s …

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      Indie RPG Cradle Kickstarter is go!

      by 7 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 7 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 7 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 8 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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