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:

Eve Online crosses the Rubicon

by 1 year ago

This has been an eventful day in New Eden,  the fictional galaxy occupied by the EVE Online community. Why has this day special?  Because this morning CCP released the latest …

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Games for the Masses–Weekend Deals 11//15//2013

by 1 year ago

Welcome back to Games for the Masses, where we help you pay less to play more!  The Gaming proletariat is in a bit of a funk, watching as our wealthier …

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Gaming Trend Podcast 11//13//2013–The Console War is Begun.

by 1 year ago

Welcome back again to the Gaming Trend Podcast! After a brief hiatus, Atlas, David, and Mike are back to talk games, game news, and of course, the PS4.  Do you …

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Beauty is the Beast–Blood of the Werewolf

by 1 year ago

I’ve restarted this review about three times now because I’ve yet to find an adequate way to compose the conflicting emotions and criticisms that Blood of the Werewolf set roiling …

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FTL’s expansion is the best thing that will ever happen in the history of ever.

by 1 year ago

If by some miracle you haven't played FTL: Faster Than Light by this point, just go look on Steam or GoG--it's probably on sale.  Go ahead and log about two …

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Company of Heroes 2 DLC takes players back to Stalingrad. Again.

by 1 year ago

    Earlier today SEGA announced that Company of Heroes 2 will be getting a new set of missions as paid DLC, right at the same time as the free "Turning Point" …

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    Beautiful loser–Enslaved: Odyssey to the West Premium Edition

    by 1 year ago

    There’s something special about a good B movie. You know the type--that kind of hugely ambitious movie that clearly escaped the director’s control. That brilliant flick where the budget clearly …

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    Linux Users: It’s your turn to visit the Metro!

    by 1 year ago

    Grab your tickets, and secure your penguins, Linux users are coming down to the Metro.  Previously available only to the glorious PC Master Race and the Somewhat Less Glorious But …

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    Games for the Masses–Weekend Deals 11//01//2013

    by 1 year ago

    Welcome back to Games for the Masses, where you pay less to play more!  This is an interesting week, Comrades--lots of good stuff on sale.  Let's start off by heading …

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    Gaming Trend Podcast 10//31//2013–Only the Lonely

    by 1 year ago

    This week on the Gaming Trend Podcast Atlas finds himself all alone.  With nobody to care for or love or nurture.  But it's okay, because he gets to talk about …

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    Latest Hawken Update adds new mechs and co-op.

    by 1 year ago

    Anybody who reads this site knows if there's one thing the GamingTrend staff  loves, it's giant freakin' robots.  Happily, the folks over at Meteor have our back. If you still …

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    Pirate Tycoon 2013–Adventure Park Preview

    by 1 year ago

    Three words hang over this preview. Three words that lept to your mind the moment you saw the title and grasped what type of game Adventure Park is. I don’t …

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