Ron Burke

PROFILE:

Ron Burke is the Director, creator, and owner of Gaming Trend.  Hailing from Phoenix Arizona, Ron is what you’d call a hardcore old-school gamer.  He’s owned every major console since the Colecovision, as well as a Commodore 16, a VIC 20, a Commodore 64, an Amiga 500, and so on.  Working with Origin, he was the first Counselor in Ultima Online, and then later the first Seer.  As a reviewer, Ron has authored over 1000 previews and reviews, as well as interviewing some of the luminaries of this industry including Richard Garriott, Hironobu Sakaguchi, Mike Laidlaw, Ray Muzyka and Greg Zeschuk, Peter Molyneux, and many more.

Posts by Ron Burke:

Hitman GO sets sights on mobile devices

by 2 days ago

While we eagerly anticipate our next installment of the Hitman series, as well as enjoying Hitman: Absolution on PlayStation Plus, Square Enix Montréal has given us a new distraction with Agent …

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Alien: Isolation ‘Lo-fi Sci-fi’ trailer reminds us how to be truly terrified

by 2 days ago

Alien: Isolation is shaping up nicely, and it's for one reason - the team at Creative Assembly understand that it's the quiet that terrifies.  It's that moment where you realize …

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Wil Wheaton joins up with Dragons of Atlantis: Heirs of the Dragon

by 2 days ago

Wil Wheaton is a gamer, through and through, so I'm more than happy to announce that he's taking up an advisor role to help out a game called Dragons of …

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Atari unveils fast-paced crafting/combat shooter Minimum

by 2 days ago

Atari has announced a new title called Minimum, slated for a release date right around the corner.  Why Minimum?  Well, the game is set in a very minimalistic world populated …

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TGIF: Gaming Trend’s Weekend Lineup

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    Whether you’re hiding eggs for Easter, savoring the seder for Passover or just enjoying a beautiful spring weekend, one thing is for sure--we all will be playing video games. Here’s …

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    Virgin Gaming and MLG broadcast NBA 2K14 finals live from NYC

    by 3 days ago

    Virgin Gaming has been running a month-long online video tournament for NBA 2K14, and after literally tends of thousands of matches, tomorrow, April 19th it comes to a head.  Broadcasting …

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    Gran Turismo 6 confirms Nissan GT Academy 2014 Season

    by 5 days ago

    Gran Turismo has turned into a great platform for racers. Well, Sony and Nissan are teaming up once again for the sixth installment of the Nissan PlayStation GT Academy 2014 …

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    Age of Wushu: Tempest of Strife expansion gets dynamic weather

    by 5 days ago

    Today we've got a quick look at the new dynamic weather effects for the upcoming Snail Games expansion for Age of Wushu entitled Tempest of Strife. What can players expect …

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    Forsaken World gets a new expansion called Blood Harvest

    by 5 days ago

    The team at Perfect World Entertainment showed off their sweet looking Martial Arts fighter Swordsman yesterday, but today they have an announcement of the next expansion for their free-to-play MMORPG, …

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    Skylanders Day celebration in Times Square

    by 5 days ago

    Are you a Skylanders fan living in or visiting New York? Well, if you happen to be there next Wednesday you'll have a chance to celebrate "Skylanders Day" at the …

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    War Thunder hits 6 million subscribers

    by 5 days ago

    War Thunder was probably the first PS4 title I saw announced for that hardware platform, and it's very clear that they've done pretty well as they just passed 6,000,000 players. …

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    Nintendo slashes prices on five must-have 3DS games

    by 5 days ago

    If you are thinking about buying a Nintendo 3DS, there are some no-brainer purchase titles. Well, starting on April 22nd you can pick up five of them for a lot …

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