Ron Burke

Ron Burke

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR AND EDITOR-IN-CHIEF

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:

Operate Now: Hospital launches on mobile – $20 Google Play Gift Card Contest

by 1 day ago

There's absolutely no doubt that Bullfrog's Theme Hospital was one of my favorite games of all time. I enjoyed building my team, running the hospital, and all of the goofy …

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What are you trying to tell me? That I can dodge bullets? – Superhot VR Vive Review

by 1 day ago

I’ve likely played several thousand games in my life, but there hasn’t been a single one that made me feel as much of a hands-on badass as Superhot VR. In …

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Should have sent a poet – Endless Space 2 review

by 4 days ago

There’s something about the 4X genre that, when compared to games like the Civilization series, makes it feel deep and comprehensive. Maybe it’s the vastness of space, and perhaps it’s …

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LawBreakers coming to PlayStation 4, demo at E3 2017

by 4 days ago

After a successful Alpha test, Cliff Bleszinski's Boss Key Productions and publisher Nexon have announced that their gravity-defying multiplayer FPS LawBreakers will be coming to the Playstation 4.  If you …

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Atari announces three-year license extension for Rollercoaster Tycoon

by 4 days ago

    Atari has had a rough go the last few years with their Rollercoaster Tycoon, but they want another at-bat with the franchise.  Today they announced that they've inked a three-year …

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    Gaming Trend gets a new forum

    by 4 days ago

      Gaming Trend members, As you know, we've been talking about upgrading the server, rebuilding the front page, and unifying the forums and the front page comments for a (very) long …

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      Endless Space 2 trailer encourages you to eXploit your friends and foes

      by 1 week ago

      I'm working on my review for Endless Space 2 (quick preview - it's good!), but Amplitude Studios wants to share a bit more about their upcoming 4X game. This trailer …

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      New Middle-earth: Shadow of War trailer showcases open world

      by 1 week ago

      Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor was a massive hit, receiving universal acclaim (our review)  Today we have a brand new trailer to showcase the dynamic open-world of Middle-earth: Shadow of War …

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      Injustice 2 Everything You Need to Know Trailer showcases gear, upgrades, and unlikely alliances

      by 2 weeks ago

      Wanna learn about the gear system in the upcoming game Injustice 2? Warner Bros. and DC Entertainment has given us a new trailer entitled "Everything You Need to Know" showcasing …

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      BattleTech gets a beta date and a publishing partner

      by 2 weeks ago

      BattleTech is coming together, and project update #38 brings a whole host of awesome news. For those who are Kickstarter Backers, you'll be happy to know that the team says …

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      Power Rangers: Legacy Wars gets a big update

      by 2 weeks ago

      Against all odds, I kinda liked the new Power Rangers movie. Who'd have thunk it? Now, the team at nWay has updated their free-to-play multiplayer fighting game, Power Rangers: Legacy, …

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      Injustice 2 hits iPhone, iPad, and Android devices

      by 2 weeks ago

      If there's an app that blows away any conventional thought about what an app should be able to do, it was Injustice.   Now, as we approach the launch of …

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