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:

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

by 11 months 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 , and 11 months 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 11 months ago

Okay, so here‚Äôs the thing: I don‚Äôt really like Point-and-Click adventure games. Maybe it‚Äôs 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 11 months 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 11 months 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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Gaming Trend Podcast 10//10//2013 — Four Crude Dudes

by , , and 11 months ago

This week the Gaming Trend Podcast is joined by a first-timer: Spencer Campbell! Spencer joins Matt, David, and Atlas in talking about Dragon Warrior, Final Fantasy VI, Mighty No. 9's …

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Valve reveals specs of Steambox prototypes

by 11 months ago

Late last week Valve put out a press release giving us some more details on their upcoming console platforms. ¬† To test the console in the wild, Valve has stated …

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Games for the Masses–Weekend Deals 10//04//2013

by 11 months ago

Welcome back to Games for the Masses, where you pay less to play more! ¬†This week the aliens are among us, as it's X-COM, X-COM, and--guess what? ¬†More X-COM! ¬†Looking …

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Get your pickaxes ready; Re-Logic announces Terraria 2!

by 11 months ago

A few measly days after releasing a¬†huge 1.2 update to the 2D mining/exploration fun-fest ¬†that is Terraria, Andrew Spinks (aka Re-Logic) let word out of his plans for the sequel! …

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Gaming Trend Podcast 10//02//2013–Mechs and Muskets

by and 11 months ago

Welcome back to the Gaming Trend Podcast! ¬†This week Atlas and Victor are joined by Zach Barth--creator of SpaceChem and Ironclad Tactics! ¬†Our heroes talk about what they've been playing …

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32 new titles Greenlit on Steam while many of them are on sale.

by 11 months ago

No sooner do a collection of Valve-less developers organize the "Not on Steam" sale than a good number of their games appear on Steam! ¬†That's right, today Valve announced another …

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Terraria 1.2 update out, is huge.

by 11 months ago

If you've never played Terraria, you might be forgiven for thinking it was simply a 2D Minecraft knockoff--but you'd be wrong. Terraria has a much bigger focus on combat and …

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