Ron Burke

PROFILE:

Ron Burke is the Director, creator, and owner of Gaming Trend.  Currently living in Fort Worth Texas, 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:

The Guardians of the Galaxy arrive in Marvel Puzzle Quest starting with Star-Lord

by 20 hours ago

In a move that should surprise exactly zero people, The Guardians of the Galaxy are heading to Marvel Puzzle Quest, and that kicks off with Mr. Peter Quill himself...you know, …

Continue reading →

Set for Maximum Warp – Star Trek: Bridge Crew VR hands-on preview

by 23 hours ago

Captain’s Log, stardate 94909.72. Our mission began when, while researching protomatter in an area called “The Trench”, the Aegis received a distress signal from the Polaris in the Tyrus System. …

Continue reading →

Hilarious fan service – Rick and Morty: Virtual Rick-Ality review

by 2 days ago

I’d never watched an episode of Rick and Morty. There’s a dearth of shows and a plethora of games always demanding my attention, so I just never got around to …

Continue reading →

Co-op cops – LEGO City Undercover PS4 review

by 2 weeks ago

Four years ago, TT Fusion gave us another bite at the LEGO apple with a massive open world unlike any they’d ever built before. As Editor David Roberts called it, …

Continue reading →

A great update to my journal – Planescape: Torment Enhanced Edition review

by 2 weeks ago

Reviewing universally loved titles decades after their release is tricky business. With that in mind, I’m not reviewing Planescape: Torment, but merely talking about the recent updates that Beamdog has …

Continue reading →

Adventures of a lifetime – The Legendary World of Zelda book review

by 2 weeks ago

Spanning four decades and selling through over 75 million copies, The Legend of Zelda is largely considered to be one of the most beloved franchises. I called The Legend of …

Continue reading →

Speedlink 7-in-1 Nintendo Switch starter kit review

by 3 weeks ago

Seeing the horror stories about people scratching up the screens of their Nintendo Switch consoles, I knew I needed to find a high quality screen protector. Recently I picked up …

Continue reading →

Your perfect multi-purpose electronics pack – Udee backpack review

by 3 weeks ago

Fresh off their successful Kickstarter campaign, Meltpartners has begun to ship the Udee -- an amazing backpack with an odd name. When I first saw the Udee, I thought it …

Continue reading →

LEGO CITY Undercover gets a vehicle trailer ahead of launch

by 4 weeks ago

Warner Bros and TT Games released a new trailer for their upcoming brick-based title, LEGO CITY Undercover. In this new trailer, we get to see some of the vehicles you'll …

Continue reading →

“Well, looks like another trip to the Mortuary” – Planescape Torment Enhanced Edition released

by 4 weeks ago

Planescape: Torment is widely regarded as one of the best RPGs ever made. While the combat and mechanics may be a little clunky by today's standards, the unconventional storyline and …

Continue reading →

Retrofuturistic Fangasm – The Art of Horizon Zero Dawn review

by 1 month ago

There’s no doubt that Guerrilla Games knocked it out of the park with their new IP, Horizon: Zero Dawn. Travis Northup’s review of the game highlighted the amazing technical detail …

Continue reading →

VR title Raw Data comes to Oculus Rift with Touch support

by 1 month ago

Survios, the team behind the VR title Raw Data (you can read our preview here, and our interview with Design Director Mike McTyre here) has announced that the game is …

Continue reading →