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:

Abbreviated Virtual Violence – John Wick Chronicles VR Review

by 23 hours ago

The John Wick movies are pure adrenaline-fueled action, mixing martial arts, gratuitous gunplay violence, and a slick cinematography that keeps you invested in the gore and grit. It’s also very …

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Your Nintendo Switch launch day guide

by 1 week ago

The Nintendo Switch is just around the corner, releasing on March 3rd, but what can you expect when the Big N’s new flagship product ships? What do you need on …

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Tobii picks up two more big titles for their eye-tracking devices

by 2 weeks ago

Tobii, makers of the recently-reviewed Tracker 4C eye tracking system, have scored another pair of titles for their rapidly-growing supported games list. The two in question being Tom Clancy's Ghost …

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Ultimate comfort – RapidX Ferrino Gaming Chair review

by 2 weeks ago

I’ve got 53 hours commanding my team in XCOM 2. I’ve trekked 49 hours with friends in Borderlands 2. The Dragon Age Trilogy soaked me for over 300 hours, and …

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Halo Wars 2 gets a sweet CGI launch trailer

by 2 weeks ago

The epic battle between the UNSC and the Banished is just two weeks away (Tuesday, Feb. 21, or Friday, Feb. 17 for Ultimate Edition owners). Today we have the launch …

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Fractured future – Divide Review

by 2 weeks ago

Divide starts off throwing the player directly into the fray. The protagonist and an unnamed woman find themselves fleeing from rolling robots and some sort of security force through the …

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Head tracking and incredible accuracy – Tobii Eye Tracker 4C review

by 2 weeks ago

I was pretty impressed with the Tobii EyeX and said as much in my review. I also pointed out that, while it does spell a new level of maturation, there …

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Halo Wars 2 gets exclusive artwork ahead of release

by 3 weeks ago

Halo Wars 2 is right around the corner, and today we've got a really awesome treat to share ahead of that launch. Three artists took on the Halo universe, creating …

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Nintendo has 100 games in dev for Switch, including Jackbox Party Pack 3

by 3 weeks ago

In a short but sweet tweet from Jackbox Games we learn that The Jackbox Party Pack 3 is coming to Nintendo Switch. As someone who fires this up for most …

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VR Multiball action – Pinball FX2 VR PSVR review

by 3 weeks ago

Zen Studios has made it their business to create the perfect pinball experience. They have over 70 pinball tables, including licensed properties like Star Wars, Aliens, The Walking Dead, South …

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HITMAN: The Complete First Season available – review says it’s still awesome

by 3 weeks ago

HITMAN got a lot of attention in our Game of the Year Podcast.  Nobody expected that the episodic nature would work so well, and we were all equally as surprised …

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Get to work, human meatbag! – Job Simulator PSVR review

by 3 weeks ago

There’s no doubt that the PlayStation 4’s PSVR system has had a pretty solid launch. Many of the products that arrived on launch day were of the simulation variety, eschewing …

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