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:

Retrofuturistic Fangasm – The Art of Horizon Zero Dawn review

by 3 days 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 …

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VR title Raw Data comes to Oculus Rift with Touch support

by 1 week 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 …

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Prison? I didn’t ask for this — Deus Ex: A Criminal Past DLC review

by 2 weeks ago

By the time you beat Deus Ex: Mankind Divided (our review), protagonist Adam Jensen is all but invincible courtesy of a vast array of devastating augments. Not unlike Superman, at …

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Survival in Hyboria – Conan Exiles hands-on preview

by 3 weeks ago

I’m naked again.  I’d made it a good distance away from the crucifix where the game begins, but exertion combined with exhaustion took its toll.  Frantically scrounging for grass reeds …

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Another glorious day in the Corps…mostly – Ghost Recon: Wildlands review

by 3 weeks ago

I slowly crest the hill, being careful not to silhouette myself against the horizon’s dying light.  Going prone, I pull out my sniper rifle as my ghillie suit flutters in …

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Most Anticipated Video and Board Games of 2017

by 3 weeks ago

2017 is just around the corner. While we celebrate some of the amazing games of 2016, there are quite a few exciting titles in tabletop and video gaming that we’d …

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Blast from the past – Super Bomberman R Switch review

by 3 weeks ago

75Normally I try to put together some backstory for my review pieces, talking about the history of the series, what led to the current iteration, and the expectations you might …

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Time to Switch it up – Just Dance 2017 review

by 3 weeks ago

With the launch of a new platform, it’s not a surprise to see Ubisoft support Nintendo’s freshly-released console right out of the gate with their annual installment of Just Dance …

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Zelda Redefined – The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild review

by 3 weeks ago

The Legend of Zelda franchise has a pattern. Bombs, boomerangs, bow and arrow, heart containers, and the Master Sword - they are as sure as the sun. Nintendo wants to …

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Amazing already – Raw Data Early Access preview

by 4 weeks ago

If you pop onto the Internet and ask Google what games you should play for your shiny new HTC Vive or Oculus Rift, one game is going to make its …

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Q&A with Survios Design Director Mike McTyre for VR shooter Raw Data

by 4 weeks ago

We sat down with Mike McTyre, Design Director of Survios for a quick Q&A on their smash hit Early Access VR title, Raw Data.  GDC has spelled some great announcements …

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Nintendo Switch unboxing and size comparison video

by 1 month ago

The launch of the Nintendo Switch is just around the corner.  Even though Nintendo did an official unboxing video, theirs didn't have a cute pair of doggies walking through, nor …

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