Ron Burke

Ron Burke

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR AND EDITOR-IN-CHIEF

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:

Nintendo Switch gets its first streaming service tomorrow

by 2 weeks ago

It's a little bizarre when everything including modern refrigerators can stream Netflix, Hulu, Amazon, HBO Go, and YouTube, but a brand new console from one of the "big three" can't, …

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Bobby Kotick recruits traditional sport team owners and top eSports team owners for the Overwatch League

by 2 weeks ago

Bobby Kotick, CEO of Activision Blizzard is taking a more traditional approach to building The Overwatch League -- he's building city-based teams. These first seven teams, placed all over the …

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XCOM 2: War of the Chosen inside look trailer reveals The Warlock

by 2 weeks ago

You might have noticed that we are pretty excited for the War of the Chosen expansion for XCOM 2. We even gave it a nod for Best Strategy game of …

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Ahhhh, fresh meat – Diablo III: Rise of the Necromancer review

by 2 weeks ago

The poorly lit catacomb walls leave little room for escape. The narrow corridors come alive as spectral skeletons rise from the floor, their swords and shields at the ready. Bloated …

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A masterful rebirth – Final Fantasy XII: The Zodiac Age review

by 2 weeks ago

Remastered games typically get a fresh look and an express ticket to the shelf with little else to show for their new clothes. Square Enix has a tradition of adding …

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Best of E3 2017 – Winners and Nominees

by 2 weeks ago

    This was a pretty huge E3. New hardware on the horizon, VR everywhere, stunning sequels, and surprising new properties coming our way very soon. It's clear that this eighth generation …

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    Hearthstone Knights of the Frozen Throne expansion announced

    by 3 weeks ago

    The team at Blizzard announced a new expansion at the Hearthstone Championship Tour in Shanghai, this one entitled Knights of the Frozen Throne.  Bringing with it a new stack of …

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    Nemesis Forge lets you transfer friends/foes into Middle-earth: Shadow of War

    by 3 weeks ago

    Ok, first off let's talk about Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor. If you haven't played it yet, stop what you are doing and go buy it immediately. It's an incredible game …

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    There is no substitute for victory. – Call of Duty WWII E3 hands-on

    by 3 weeks ago

    Call of Duty is as much a staple for E3 as my annual trip to the Shabu Shabu house in Little Tokyo -- it’s a permanent part of the itinerary. …

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    Looking for a Victory Lap – Project Cars 2 E3 Demo

    by 3 weeks ago

    The team Slightly Mad Studios put on a bit of a clinic at E3.  Pushing away from the smoke and mirrors some other racers rolled out during the show, they …

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    Arizona Sunshine comes to PSVR tomorrow

    by 4 weeks ago

    Arizona Sunshine is widely considered one of the best things on the HTC Vive and Oculus Rift, and frequently pops up as #1 or #2 most played each week.  That …

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    Agents of Mayhem’s Bombshells trailer showcases three more characters

    by 4 weeks ago

    Agents of Mayhem is absolutely crazy, and that's one of Volition's strong suits.  Taking place in the same universe as their previous Saint's Row outings, Agents looks like it's going …

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