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:

We interview the team behind GREATER EVIL: The political bullshit card game

by 4 days ago

1. First off, please introduce yourselves and tell us a little bit about Burn Artists. Burn Artists is a new, incredibly unprofitable LLC started by myself, Jacob Bofferding (writer), and …

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PAX South – Bill and Ted’s Excellent Board Game demo

by 4 days ago

If you are a child of the 80's like me, you can probably quote the movie Bill and Ted's Excellent Adventure in your sleep.  Featuring a very young (and less …

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PAX South – EVGA Booth Tour

by 4 days ago

EVGA had some exciting new products to show at PAX South, including a look at their new gaming laptop they debuted at CES - the SC17.   We got a …

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PAX South: Kingston showcases HyperX lineup of awesome headsets

by 1 week ago

We got a personal tour of the Kingston booth at PAX South and two headsets caught our eyes (or more accurately, our ears).  The first one was the HyperX Cloud …

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XCOM 2 review – deeper, more dangerous, and better in every way

by 1 week ago

The year is 2035, and today we mark the 20th year anniversary of our liberation from Self. Advent soldiers keep our beautiful cities bright and clean from those who would …

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PAX South: We check out the prototype of Zombie Tower 3D

by 1 week ago

Laura stumbled on a prototype game that caught her eye at PAX South in San Antonio.  The game, Zombie Tower 3D, is already a hit in Japan, but this Summer …

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PAX South: The XCOM 2 mod panel shows a world of possibilities

by 2 weeks ago

The XCOM 2 panel at PAX South in San Antonio opened with a look backward to XCOM: Enemy Within. Joining the Firaxis team on stage, the Long War Studios team …

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Rise of the Tomb Raider on PC is a technical triumph

by 2 weeks ago

Eric’s review of Rise of the Tomb Raider echoed how I felt about the game’s motivation undercurrents. It was as much about Lara’s hunt for the Divine Source as it …

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Power2U USB Wall Outlet — The Modern Geek’s wall plug

by 2 weeks ago

I’m gonna start this article with a bit of an admission -- I’m terrified of electricity. I was electrified and heavily scarred as a kid when a capacitor exploded in …

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The Art of Fable Legends — We knock on a new Demon Door

by 2 weeks ago

It’s hard to believe that we’ve been playing Fable since 2004. Sure, they might not always meet the outlandish and occasionally unrealistic goals that Peter Molyneux set, but there’s simply …

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A terrifying look at our alien overlords – The Art of XCOM 2 review

by 3 weeks ago

XCOM 2 has been very much on my radar since I saw it in motion at E3. I’ve watched hours of playthroughs and have heard a great deal of commentary …

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Homeworld: Deserts of Kharak review – something ancient, something new

by 3 weeks ago

The original Homeworld and its sequel were, pun intended, light years ahead of their time. Massive fleets swarming in the 360-degree vastness of space were revolutionary for the real-time strategy …

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