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:

Kraken CEO cites Contra, Metroid, and Shoot Many Robots as inspirations for Warside

by 14 hours ago

We sat down with Leonid Rastorguev, Project Manager and CEO of Kraken Games for an in-depth look at their upcoming game Warside.  The free-to-play shooter caught my eye as it …

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Watch Dogs multiplayer is far more fun than I could have anticipated

by 2 days ago

You can clearly see by our multiple interviews and 3200+ word preview that it is a Watch Dogs blowout!   There was one aspect I couldn't show in my interviews or …

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“We all have a bit of voyeurism in us”- Kevin Shortt on hacking and information security in Watch_Dogs

by 2 days ago

I got the opportunity to sit down with Lead writer for Watch Dogs, Kevin Shortt.  In this 19 minutes video we take a look at some of the details on …

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Digital Parkour – hands-on with Watch_Dogs

by 2 days ago

Hacking is, and has always been, a passion of mine. From the early days of BBS and phone phreaking to the script kiddie days of NMAP, Super-Scan, and NESSUS, as …

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Watch_Dogs is the next generation of Second Screen Experiences

by 2 days ago

There is absolutely no debate that Ubisoft is fully embracing the second screen experience, as evidenced by their work on Assassin's Creed IV.  Well, Philippe Baude, Lead Game Designer for …

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Watch_Dogs’ Thomas Geffroyd digs deep on hacking

by 2 days ago

I have a Network Engineering background, so I siezed the opportunity to sit down with Watch Dogs Brand Content Director and go-to hacking liaison Thomas Geffroyd on a deep dive …

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EA Sports UFC adds Royce Gracie to the roster

by 2 days ago

Arguably the grandfather of the UFC, it's a great thing to see a legend of the sport coming to EA Sports UFC.  I'm talking, of course, about Royce, Gracie.  you'll …

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Lords of the Fallen features gladiatorial-style combat

by 2 days ago

The team at Bandai Namco have released a bit more information for their upcoming RPG collaboration with CI Games, Lords of the Fallen.  The game has a gladiator feel, so …

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Batman: Arkham Origins Cold, Cold Heart DLC is live

by 3 days ago

Today we've got the announcement that the addon pack that introduces Mr. Freeze to the prequel title Batman: Arkham Origins has gone live.   Entitled Cold, Cold Heart, this pack will …

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Star Wars Pinball: Heroes Within unleashes the Master of the Force

by 3 days ago

Zen Studios really latched onto an awesome property when they signed up to make Star Wars tables, and they've done a pretty stellar job so far.   Today we've got a …

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Theatrhythm Final Fantasy Curtain Call announced for Fall release

by 3 days ago

The team at Square Enix understand that music is an integral part of the gaming experience.  So much so that they are announcing another music-based title, Theatrhythm Final Fantasy Curtain …

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Mario Golf: World Tour season pass and DLC outlined

by 3 days ago

Nintendo is dipping their toe into expandable product (read: DLC) with their upcoming offering of Mario Golf: World Tour. The game will ship feature complete with 10 courses and 126 …

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