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:

Free credits and cards for CCG/Tactical title, Warhammer 40K: Space Wolf

by 2 days ago

It's hard to know what games are worthwhile in the App Store and Google Play, but it's equally as hard to pass up Warhammer. We teamed up with publisher HeroCraft …

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Evolve Stage 2 gets new hunter Electro Griffin

by 4 days ago

After the shrewd move of taking Evolve to a free-to-play model (and dubbing it Evolve Stage 2), 2K Games and Turtle Rock Studios have announced the next DLC release. As …

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There’s something strange, and it don’t look good – Ghostbusters review

by 1 week ago

Back in 2009, original movie co-creators Dan Aykroyd and Harold Ramis, stymied by the 25 year stonewalling by equally stubborn-but-loved actor Bill Murray’s refusal to rejoin them for more ghost …

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More cute than it has a right to be – The Secret Life of Pets: Unleashed impressions

by 2 weeks ago

I don’t normally cover free-to-play titles as there’s little need -- you can simply try them out for yourself. That said, I enjoyed The Secret Lives of Pets movie so …

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Let the fan service flow — LEGO Star Wars: The Force Awakens Review

by 2 weeks ago

LEGO games have been as consistent as Call of Duty over the past few years. Included in this list are Jurassic World, Lord of the Rings, LEGO Movie, as well as …

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Soothes the need for speed – Crucial Ballistix Elite DDR4 Memory Review

by 3 weeks ago

Micron is one of the oldest names in the business. Formed in 1978, they were one of the “founding fathers” of the computing age. Their consumer-facing arm, Crucial, has been …

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Saved the best for last – Shen’s Last Gift DLC for XCOM 2

by 4 weeks ago

When a mysterious message comes in to Chief Engineer Lily Shen’s lab, the XCOM team is off to the races once again to find the source. The message is from …

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BioShock: The Collection unveiled, coming this September

by 4 weeks ago

There are a few games that stick out as revolutionary in my mind, and BioShock is certainly one of them. BioShock 2 expanded on a great many concepts, and Bioshock …

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Less mighty than we’d hoped – Mighty No 9 review

by 1 month ago

Shadowrun, Pillars of Eternity, Wasteland 2, Shovel Knight, Elite: Dangerous, The Banner Saga, Mighty No. 9 -- all of these games have one thing in common: they were wildly successful …

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High quality hitdice – Easy Roller Dice Co.’s latest offerings

by 2 months ago

I’ve been in the videogame business for a long time, but many of you might have noticed that I also tackle D&D reviews, as well as the occasional dabble in …

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Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End CE Prima Guide review

by 2 months ago

Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End is an absolutely amazing game, as you might infer from the perfect score bestowed by Gaming Trend Editor Kenneth Shepard in his review. While the …

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Deus Ex Mankind Divided explores the Mechanical Apartheid

by 2 months ago

No bones about it, Deus Ex: Mankind Divided is my most anticipated game of 2016.  Today, Square Enix and Eidos Montreal have released a live-action trailer that showcases which of …

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