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:

Win a copy of Guacamelee! Super Turbo Championship Edition

by 2 weeks ago

Do you fancy luchadors?  Do you wish YOU were a luchador!   Now you can live your stretchy-pants and masked dreams by winning a copy of Guacamelee! Super Turbo Championship Edition …

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Win a copy of Need for Speed Rivals

by 2 weeks ago

In celebration of the release of Need for Speed on Blu-Ray combo pack (You can check out our review here) we are giving away 10 copies of Need for Speed …

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Thailand says Tropico 5 is a public threat to peace and order

by 2 weeks ago

And in the completely ridiculous news category, we have news on Tropico 5 that the country of Thailand's Board of Film and Video Censors have decided that Kalypso's despotic simulator …

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We interview Woods from Call of Duty – meet James C. Burns

by 2 weeks ago

1.) You are no stranger to the action genre - some of your credits include Call of Duty: Black Ops, Call of Duty: Black Ops II, and most recently Coldwater, …

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Assassin’s Creed Unity map leaked, nearly matches real Paris

by 2 weeks ago

It shouldn't come as a surprise given the team's insistence that they are going back to a lot of what made the first game great, but the team at Ubisoft …

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Need for Speed – This movie is supercar porn

by 3 weeks ago

We don’t write a lot of movie reviews here at Gaming Trend, but when games cross over into the real world we take notice. Electronic Arts looked into their vast …

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Ubisoft welcomes Elise to Assassin’s Creed Unity

by 3 weeks ago

After much ado about not having strong female characters in Assassin's Creed Unity (didn't we just get a game with a female protagonist? yea...) the team at Ubisoft have revealed …

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The NVidia Shield is portable gaming on steroids

by 4 weeks ago

The NVidia Shield is an ambitious device. It’s powerful, it’s versatile, it’s compact, and it’s surprising. It’s also a device with a bit of an identity crisis. I didn’t check …

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TGIF: Gaming Trend’s Weekend Lineup

by , , and 4 weeks ago

    This weekend is arguably the biggest weekend for nerds the world over as millions of us will have our eyes glued to our screens for great geek news when San …

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    Destiny Beta – What works, what doesn’t, and why it may be the best shooter yet

    by , , , , , and 4 weeks ago

    Destiny. It won our Best Shooter of E3 2014 against very stiff competition. It’s been a heavy topic of conversation in several of our Weekend Lineups, and it has been …

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    Assassin’s Creed Unity Experience trailer shows off the incredible new Anvil engine

    by 4 weeks ago

    There is no doubt that Assassin's Creed Unity is absolutely gorgeous, but how does it change the formula?  Well, Assassin’s Creed Unity Creative Director Alex Amancio takes us through a …

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    Destiny Vanguard Armory pre-order trailer shows off some exclusives

    by 1 month ago

    We've got several members of the Gaming Trend crew that have spent quite a bit of time in the Destiny Beta, so stay tuned for our extensive hands-on preview coming …

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