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:

Ubisoft announces Assassin’s Creed Chronicles Trilogy

by 3 weeks ago

If, like me, you are a big fan of the original Prince of Persia, then you now have something to be very excited about.   Today, Ubisoft announced the Assassin’s …

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Dragon Age Inquisition – Jaws of Hakkon DLC review

by 3 weeks ago

First let’s address the elephant in the room -- the Jaws of Hakkon dropped into our lap out of nowhere, with the announcement hitting at the same times as the …

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Dungeons 2 Preview – It’s good to be bad again

by 4 weeks ago

Kalypso and Realmforge Studios GmbH are back with their Ultimate Evil Simulator, Dungeons 2.   Before we get started, let's take a look at the introduction that sets all this …

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We are giving away Halo Poster Collections and Journals!

by 1 month ago

Hey Gaming Trend readers!  We've once again teamed up with Insight Editions, this time to bring you a giveaway that'll light up any Halo fan's eyes.   We are giving …

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The Art of Evolve reveals a monstrous masterpiece

by 1 month ago

Evolve is, arguably, the spiritual successor to the mega-hit Left 4 Dead series.  Developer Turtle Rock Studios created an entire world called Shear, as well as a massive backstory full …

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World of Warships Beta 2 Preview – Roll Tide

by 1 month ago

The first time you play World of Warships, it seems like forever before you see an enemy ship. The ocean is a vast and empty place. World of Warships is …

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Assassin’s Creed: Rogue is a welcome addition on PC

by 1 month ago

Assassin’s Creed Rogue was the surprise hit of last year.  While Unity was eventually beaten into a better state than it shipped in, Rogue shipped ready to go.  While it …

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GamerModz Custom Controller Review – a lesson in mods

by 1 month ago

Those of you who have been reading Gaming Trend for a while know I have very little love for third party controllers.  Microsoft and Sony spend millions developing each and …

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Elite: Dangerous announced for Xbox One

by 2 months ago

For those of you who have played...no...experienced Elite: Dangerous, you have a good idea of just how difficult bringing such a complex and nuanced game to a console, but that …

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Dying Light gets second content drop on March 10th

by 2 months ago

Zombie parkour nightmare simulator Dying Light is about to get a big update, courtesy of The Ultimate Survival Bundle.  This, the second major update to the game, will hit on …

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New Dreadnought screens and artwork, surprise at PAX

by 2 months ago

The teams (YAGER and Grey Box) behind the upcoming 5v5 spaceship combat title, Dreadnought, have released some absolutely incredible new artwork for the game, as well as some new screens …

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Halo: The Poster Collection Review

by 2 months ago

When non-gamers want to point to a symbol of videogames, it’s typically either World of Warcraft, or more commonly, Halo that comes to mind.  Bungie’s title helped to shape modern …

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