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:

Beautiful loser–Enslaved: Odyssey to the West Premium Edition

by 12 months 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 12 months 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 12 months 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 12 months 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 12 months 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 12 months 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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The End of the Line–Metro Last Light’s Developer and Chronicles Packs

by 12 months ago

With October come and gone, it’s time to take a quick look back at the remaining DLC packs for Metro: Last Light. While everything 4A produces lives up to the …

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Hey Zach, did you know Deadly Premonition was out on PC?

by 12 months ago

With All Hallow's Eve approaching, it's somewhat fitting that PC gamers will finally get access to one of the strangest, most impenetrable games in recent memory: Deadly Premonition.  Imagine mixing …

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Games for the Masses–Weekend Deals 10//25//2013

by 12 months ago

Welcome back to Games for the Masses, where you pay less to play more! This week is a good week for the proletariat, so lets's just get started by mentioning …

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Own a PC? Now you, too, can Odyssey to the West!

by 12 months ago

    If you know anything at all about ancient Chinese literature...you probably Sun Tsu's "The Art of War."  But if you know two things about ancient Chinese literature, you've probably heard of …

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    Gaming Trend Podcast 10//24//2013–Gotta Dwelve ‘em all!

    by , and 12 months ago

    This week the Gaming Trend Podcast is all about games games games!  Matt, Atlas, and David spend an unbelievable percentage of the podcast discussing, you know, actual games. Ranging from …

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    All your truck driving fantasies fulfilled–Euro Truck Simulator 2 gets Rifted

    by 12 months ago

      Strange internet fascinations are a common enough thing, but the internet's unabashed love of truck driving might be one of the oddest. Ever since its utterly hypnotic trailer debuted about …

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