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:

Win a Closed Beta key for Dirty Bomb from Gaming Trend!

by 10 hours ago

The folks at Splash Damage know how to make an awesome multiplayer game.  The Wolfenstein series, Batman: Arkham Origins, Enemy Territory: Quake Wars, Brink, and more are all born from the …

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Puzzle & Dragons Super Mario Bros. Edition Review

by 4 days ago

I don’t play a lot of what might be categorized as casual games. I found Candy Crush to be fairly pay-to-win, so that didn’t stay installed long. Don’t get me …

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Origin EON15-X Review: An incredible desktop replacement

by 1 week ago

    Gaming laptops aren’t new. Big box companies like Dell and MSI have been making rigs and labeling them as “desktop replacements” for years. For the average consumer, those systems are …

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    Magicka Wizard Wars Contest!

    by 1 week ago

    We've partnered up with the folks from Paradox North to bring you a pretty sweet contest for Magicka Wizard Wars.  The game is free to play, but we've got 1000 …

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    How The Witcher 3 changes open worlds forever

    by 3 weeks ago

    Open-world games are not exactly new. Akalabeth: World of Doom (precursor to the Ultima series) was arguably first, but games like The Elder Scrolls II: Daggerfall come to mind, as …

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    Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare Ascendance ships for PC and PS

    by 4 weeks ago

    While folks wait with baited breath for news on Call of Duty: Black Ops III, we do have some Advanced Warfare news to share. Activision has announced that Call of …

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    Puzzle & Dragons Super Mario Bros. Edition gets a demo

    by 4 weeks ago

      Matching orbs games are all the rage, but what happens when you combine that with the best lineup of classic characters of all time? You get Puzzle & Dragons Super …

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      Shadowrun Chronicles Boston Lockdown Dev Diary and first update

      by 4 weeks ago

      Shadowrun Chronicles has shipped out to virtual shelves this week, but the folks at Cliffhanger aren't sitting on their hands. Today we've got the first game update to address some …

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      Assassin’s Creed Chronicles: China – The Emperor’s New Clothes

      by 1 month ago

      There are a few franchises that we see annually. Sports titles, as well as adventure games and shooters like Assassin’s Creed, Call of Duty, and others are visited upon us …

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      JumpJet Rex is Mega-Awesome

      by 1 month ago

      The average age of a “gamer,” at least according to the ESA’s measurement methodologies, is 30. That means there are more of us from the so-called Nintendo Generation who grew …

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      Dungeons 2 – the proper return of the dungeon keeping sim

      by 1 month ago

      Akio Morita, founder of Sony, was once quoted as saying, “We don’t ask consumers what they want. They don’t know.” And to some degree, that’s entirely true; most consumers don’t …

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      Ubisoft announces Assassin’s Creed Chronicles Trilogy

      by 2 months ago

      If, like me, you are a big fan of the original Prince of Persia, then you now have something to be very excited about.   Today, Ubisoft announced the Assassin’s …

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