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:

Speedlink 7-in-1 Nintendo Switch starter kit review

by 2 months ago

Seeing the horror stories about people scratching up the screens of their Nintendo Switch consoles, I knew I needed to find a high quality screen protector. Recently I picked up …

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Your perfect multi-purpose electronics pack – Udee backpack review

by 2 months ago

Fresh off their successful Kickstarter campaign, Meltpartners has begun to ship the Udee -- an amazing backpack with an odd name. When I first saw the Udee, I thought it …

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LEGO CITY Undercover gets a vehicle trailer ahead of launch

by 2 months ago

Warner Bros and TT Games released a new trailer for their upcoming brick-based title, LEGO CITY Undercover. In this new trailer, we get to see some of the vehicles you'll …

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“Well, looks like another trip to the Mortuary” – Planescape Torment Enhanced Edition released

by 2 months ago

Planescape: Torment is widely regarded as one of the best RPGs ever made. While the combat and mechanics may be a little clunky by today's standards, the unconventional storyline and …

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Retrofuturistic Fangasm – The Art of Horizon Zero Dawn review

by 2 months ago

There’s no doubt that Guerrilla Games knocked it out of the park with their new IP, Horizon: Zero Dawn. Travis Northup’s review of the game highlighted the amazing technical detail …

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VR title Raw Data comes to Oculus Rift with Touch support

by 2 months ago

Survios, the team behind the VR title Raw Data (you can read our preview here, and our interview with Design Director Mike McTyre here) has announced that the game is …

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Prison? I didn’t ask for this — Deus Ex: A Criminal Past DLC review

by 2 months ago

By the time you beat Deus Ex: Mankind Divided (our review), protagonist Adam Jensen is all but invincible courtesy of a vast array of devastating augments. Not unlike Superman, at …

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Survival in Hyboria – Conan Exiles hands-on preview

by 3 months ago

I’m naked again.  I’d made it a good distance away from the crucifix where the game begins, but exertion combined with exhaustion took its toll.  Frantically scrounging for grass reeds …

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Another glorious day in the Corps…mostly – Ghost Recon: Wildlands review

by 3 months ago

I slowly crest the hill, being careful not to silhouette myself against the horizon’s dying light.  Going prone, I pull out my sniper rifle as my ghillie suit flutters in …

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Most Anticipated Video and Board Games of 2017

by 3 months ago

2017 is just around the corner. While we celebrate some of the amazing games of 2016, there are quite a few exciting titles in tabletop and video gaming that we’d …

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Blast from the past – Super Bomberman R Switch review

by 3 months ago

75Normally I try to put together some backstory for my review pieces, talking about the history of the series, what led to the current iteration, and the expectations you might …

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Time to Switch it up – Just Dance 2017 review

by 3 months ago

With the launch of a new platform, it’s not a surprise to see Ubisoft support Nintendo’s freshly-released console right out of the gate with their annual installment of Just Dance …

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