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:

Dragon Age Inquisition – PS4/XB1/PC graphical comparison

by 1 month ago

Those of you who have read our reviews for a while know that I frequently rally against the nonsense that you can "easily" tell the difference between 900p and 1080p.  …

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Dragon Age Inquisition – welcome to the new age of role playing

by 1 month ago

When you hear a new game is coming from Bioware, you brace yourself.  This is a company that delivers compelling and interesting stories, where every companion is alive and so …

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Assassin’s Creed Unity Twitch stream on Friday. Also, prizes

by 1 month ago

It's looking like an Assassin's Creed Unity sort of day around here. From Shaving Cream to feature videos, now we have the announcement of a live broadcast premier for the …

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Assassin’s Creed Unity video shows vast features, spoilers

by 1 month ago

Assassin's Creed Unity is right around the corner (which is scary - Arno IS an assassin...) and today we have a seven minute overview video that shows all of the …

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Far Cry 4 story trailer shows civil war

by 1 month ago

Far Cry 4 is just around the corner, and this morning we have a good look at the storyline trailer to see more of what we are in for. We've …

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Dragon Age Inquisition Hands-On Preview – The game they’ve always wanted to make

by 2 months ago

I wasn’t prepared. I’ve watched every Twitch video, I went through the E3 demo twice, and I’ve consumed every character of written word about Dragon Age Inquisition. I still wasn’t …

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Final Far Cry 4 Quest for Everest video released

by 2 months ago

You may have spotted that Far Cry 4 has Gone Gold earlier this afternoon.  This evening we also have the final trailer in the Quest for Everest trailer series.   This …

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Woojer review – the wearable subwoofer

by 2 months ago

Long time readers of the site are aware that I was severely injured during the military.  I lost more than 75% of my hearing due to a massive explosion that …

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Dragon Age Inquistion has gone gold

by 2 months ago

In an open letter on the Bioware blog, Executive Producer for the Dragon Age Franchise, Mark Darrah, has revealed that the team has finally reached the culmination of their four …

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World of Warships Video Dev Diary #3: Aircraft Carriers

by 2 months ago

The team at Wargaming have unleashed their third Dev Diary in the series, this one focused on one of the most flexible and unique weapons in World of Warships - …

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Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare live-action trailer “Discover your power”

by 2 months ago

Call of Duty Advanced Warfare is IMMINENT! To celebrate the upcoming launch of the game, the team has released a live-action trailer that shows off the setting for the game. …

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Assassin’s Creed Unity “Time Anomaly” trailer

by 2 months ago

The Assassin's Creed series has always had a real-world connection, but we have not heard anything about this connection with Assassin's Creed Unity.  The trailer released today shows "time anomalies". …

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