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:

New ‘The Sims’ game comes mobile as free app

by 2 weeks ago

If you are itching for your next Sims game, EA and Maxis have announced where you'll be able to scratch it. Soft-launched in Brazil first, The Sims Mobile looks to …

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Hearty Hardware – HyperX Pulsefire Gaming Mouse review

by 2 weeks ago

When you hear the word “affordable” coupled with “high quality,” the results are usually less than that combination of words would suggest. When I lost my competition-grade mouse to an …

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Axe flinging ass kicking – Viking Rage VR Review

by 3 weeks ago

Tower defense and wave-based games aren't really my go-to, even on mobile devices, but there’s something about VR that makes them insanely fun. Maybe it’s the way virtual reality makes …

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A Wizard’s Dream – Runes: The Forgotten Path VR Preview

by 3 weeks ago

Stormborn Studio has something amazing on their hands.   If you’ve been riding this wave of VR you might feel a little worn out on early access and Kickstarter efforts, but …

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A universe of new features – Galactic Civilizations III: Crusade review

by 3 weeks ago

When games get DLC, it’s typically a “more of the same” sort of affair.  The developer tacks on a new scenario, perhaps a handful of units, and a modicum of …

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HTC Vive Deluxe Audio Strap available this June

by 3 weeks ago

If you are a Vive owner, you've been waiting for this moment -- the HTC Vive Deluxe Audio Strap now has an official release date this June.  Revealed on their official …

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Frozen in the past – Syberia 3 review

by 3 weeks ago

I really tried with Syberia 3. I was excited to come back to the world of Kate Walker, enjoy more of Benoit Sokal’s writing style, and see it all updated …

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Amazon leaks Darksiders III reveal, screenshots

by 4 weeks ago

Amazon outed the existence of Darksiders III for Xbox One, PlayStation 4, and PC this morning, alongside a description and some screenshots of the title in motion. Let's see what's …

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The Guardians of the Galaxy arrive in Marvel Puzzle Quest starting with Star-Lord

by 1 month ago

In a move that should surprise exactly zero people, The Guardians of the Galaxy are heading to Marvel Puzzle Quest, and that kicks off with Mr. Peter Quill himself...you know, …

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Set for Maximum Warp – Star Trek: Bridge Crew VR hands-on preview

by 1 month ago

Captain’s Log, stardate 94909.72. Our mission began when, while researching protomatter in an area called “The Trench”, the Aegis received a distress signal from the Polaris in the Tyrus System. …

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Hilarious fan service – Rick and Morty: Virtual Rick-Ality review

by 1 month ago

I’d never watched an episode of Rick and Morty. There’s a dearth of shows and a plethora of games always demanding my attention, so I just never got around to …

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Co-op cops – LEGO City Undercover PS4 review

by 2 months ago

Four years ago, TT Fusion gave us another bite at the LEGO apple with a massive open world unlike any they’d ever built before. As Editor David Roberts called it, …

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