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:

Out of sight, out of mind – StarCraft 2: Nova Covert Ops DLC 2 review

by 4 weeks ago

The story of StarCraft’s stealthy and stylish covert operative, Nova, continues in the second batch of new single-player downloadable missions for StarCraft 2 released by Blizzard. The newest missions pick …

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Tempest – open world pirate RPG giveaway

by 1 month ago

You may be on the fence on some of the AAA games that have come out lately, but don't forget that there are some awesome games that don't get all …

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Adam Jensen 2.0 – Deus Ex: Mankind Divided review

by 1 month ago

I’m standing in the secret room behind the office of the Palisade Bank’s CEO, grabbing a particularly damning document that I obtained at great personal risk. It’s how I got …

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Bite sized stealth action – Deus Ex GO review

by 1 month ago

Square Enix has latched onto something pretty fantastic with their GO series. Hitman GO was a real hit, and Lara Croft GO was far more than a simple reskin. Now …

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Bioshock The Collection comparison video showcases a fresh coat of paint

by 1 month ago

Bioshock (review), Bioshock 2 (review), and Bioshock: Infinite (review) hold pretty high esteem around here, as you can see in our reviews, so it was with some great excitement that …

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Planet Coaster Alpha 2 preview – Unlimited potential

by 1 month ago

I make the most unrealistic and gut-destroying roller coaster my mind can imagine. It’s twisted, it’s fast, it dives under the ground, and scrapes the sky. I can’t imagine that …

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The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt – Game of the Year Edition announced

by 2 months ago

    The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt (base game review) may be one of the largest, most compelling, and most complete RPGs ever made. With over 250 Game of the Year awards …

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    Master of Orion gets new screenshots, CGI video

    by 2 months ago

    Master of Orion: Conquer the Stars is the reboot of the classic franchise coming courtesy of Wargaming and NGD Studios.   When I sat down with the team when the …

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    Evolve Stage 2 gets co-op and Cataclysm modes

    by 2 months ago

    Evolve Stage 2 is getting yet another update with week two of their Shear Madness event. This patch brings a new mode called Cataclysm and a new co-op matchmaking queue …

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    Final Fantasy XV Digital Premium Edition and Season Pass details

    by 2 months ago

    Final Fantasy XV is right around the corner, and today we've gotten news on what the Premium Edition and the Season Pass will contain.  While we don't have a lot …

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    Deus Ex: Mankind Divided gets augmented eye tracking with Tobii integration

    by 2 months ago

    Eye tracking leader Tobii and Eidos Montreal are teaming up to bring a new level of "augmentation" to their upcoming game, Deus Ex: Mankind Divided. Today they announced a specially …

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    New Dishonored 2 screenshots showcase exquisite detail

    by 2 months ago

    Dishonored took us by complete surprise.  It's unique art style, the great storytelling, and the incredible powers came together to form something incredibly well executed.   I was blown away …

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