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:

Ouya – the perpetually moving target

by 3 weeks ago

The Ouya was practically the poster child for a gaming revolution.  Neither new console, nor powerful PC, this device would sport a sub-$100 price tag, run Android OS, and usher …

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World of Warplanes gets a new crew and formation tactics video

by 3 weeks ago

Think back to the days of Battlefield 1942.  The runway was absolutely chock full!  Not of planes, but of people who absolutely did not know how to fly them.  They'd …

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World of Warplanes introduces PvE in Update 1.5

by 4 weeks ago

The team at Wargaming have revealed the global release of Update 1.5 for their flight MMO, World of Warplanes.   This update provides one of the few aspects of the game …

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35 minute Gamescom Witcher 3 video makes the wait till February unbearable

by 4 weeks ago

    The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt picked up our Best Graphics of E3 2014 award, a nomination for Best RPG of E3 2014, and won our Best of Show award. To …

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    Lush jungles and vicious new foes in Venus trailer for Destiny

    by 4 weeks ago

    My God...it's full of stars... Today we've got a new trailer for Destiny, this one entitled "Venus". It describes the planet as being once the site of a great discovery …

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    Fresh Mark of War Kickstarter renders released

    by 4 weeks ago

    You may have seen the Mark of War announcement the other day where Gav Thorp and his team at Warpforged Games are trying to bring tabletop gaming to the digital …

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    Art of Watch Dogs book – an incomplete look behind the curtain

    by 4 weeks ago

    If you read my review of Watch Dogs you know that I enjoyed the hacking culture of the game quite a bit. It, like other Titan Books productions, is a …

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    Get your ass to Mars! Check out the latest Destiny teaser

    by 1 month ago

    Get your ass to Mars! That's pretty much what the latest trailer for Destiny has to say. The trailer shows off the absolutely amazing visuals for the Red Planet, as …

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    Gav Thorp wants you to try tabletop gaming – Kickstarts Mark of War project

    by 1 month ago

    Let's face it - tabletop gaming can be pretty expensive.  Figures aren't cheap, a nice Sultan table (totally worth it, by the way) isn't cheap, and the whole thing takes …

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    TGIF: Gaming Trend’s Weekend Lineup

    by , , and 1 month ago

      It’s Gamesom 2014 week, and there has been no shortage of awesome game demos and announcements coming out of Cologne, Germany. Gaming Trend has been there every step of the …

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      Diablo III: Reaper of Souls – Ultimate Evil Edition truly is the best version of D3

      by 1 month ago

      Yes. Absolutely yes. It’s the simplest answer to the deluge of questions I’ve had over the last few days when people have seen that I’m playing Diablo III: Reaper of …

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      Call of Duty Advanced Warfare multiplayer reveal – it’s like Tribes and COD had a baby!

      by 1 month ago

      We kicked off the multiplayer reveal of Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare with an impressive presentation from the team at Sledgehammer Games showcasing all of the changes they’ve made to …

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