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:

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

by 1 year 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 1 year 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 1 year 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 1 year 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 1 year 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 1 year 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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      Games for the Masses–Weekend Deals 10//18//2013

      by 1 year ago

      Welcome back to Games for the Masses, where you pay less to play more!  This week we must submit ourselves to recommending a game beloved by  Capitalists.  And why shouldn't …

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      Harlan Ellison’s Classic horror “I Have No Mouth and I Must Scream” finally on Steam

      by 1 year ago

      Stop.  Before you go any further, just stop.  Read this.  No.  Really, go read it.  It'll take you fifteen minutes.  Or here's an audio version--read by the author himself-- if …

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      Gaming Trend Podcast 10//17//2013–Full Steam Ahead!

      by 1 year ago

      This week on the Gaming Trend Podcast, Atlas, Matt and Spencer get together to talk about all things creepy, kooky, scary, and even spooky.  Starting off by reminiscing about horror …

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      Hand-crafted charm — The Inner World review

      by 1 year ago

      Okay, so here’s the thing: I don’t really like Point-and-Click adventure games. Maybe it’s because I never played Zork, or any of the classic Monkey Islands. Even the fascinating and …

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      Frictional Games’ Soma gets debut trailer, is super creepy.

      by 1 year ago

      Do you remember the first time you saw the teaser trailer for Amnesia: The Dark Descent?  Do you remember that sinking feeling in the pit of your stomach?  Prepare to …

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      Games for the Masses–Weekend Deals 10//11//2013

      by 1 year ago

      Welcome back to Games for the Masses, where you pay less to play more!  This weekend is going to be a good one, Comrades.  One of your Glorious Leader's favorite …

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