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’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 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 12 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 12 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 12 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 12 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 12 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 12 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 12 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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