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:

Gaming Trend Podcast 10//10//2013 — Four Crude Dudes

by 1 year 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 1 year 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 1 year 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 1 year 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 1 year 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 1 year 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 1 year 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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EVE Online’s TEST Alliance, Please Ignore disbanded in drunken rage

by 1 year ago

I know what you're thinking: Who is TEST Alliance and why should I care? ¬†Answer: ¬†They were thereddit-based alliance at the center of essentially every major EVE story you've heard …

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Valve’s final mystery revealed: a trackpad-based controller with an integrated touchscreen and haptic feedback

by 1 year ago

There's the Valve we know and love. ¬†After the somewhat blas√©¬†announcement of the SteamOS and Steam Boxes, Valve have finally delivered a real surprise--a unique, innovative gamepad that that obviously …

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CCP releases details about next expansion to EVE Online: Rubicon

by 1 year ago

Earlier today, in a presentation streamed via Twitch.tv, CCP came out with details about the next update to the long-running EVE-Online. ¬†The title? ¬†Rubicon.¬† The reference to Julius Caesar ¬†is …

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Gaming Trend Podcast 09//26//2013–Let Sound the Drums (and guitars) of War!

by 1 year ago

This week on the Gaming Trend Podcast, Atlas and Matt are joined by Fearless Leader to talk all about the latest news, ranging from Steam's announcements of SteamOS and Steamboxes …

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Mech Shooter Hawken gets big update, Rift support

by 1 year ago

While Gaming Trend was off in the land of BattleTech, the folks over at Meteor Entertainment put out a pretty amazing update to Hawken. ¬†The "Ascencion" update includes a veritable …

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