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:

République Remastered – a review in progress

by 3 months ago

Remastered games are all the rage lately. Homeworld, The Last of Us, Grand Theft Auto V, and others have taken games we already loved and rebuilt them on new platforms, …

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Mortal Kombat X’s story trailer asks “Who’s Next?!”

by 3 months ago

Mortal Kombat X looks absolutely amazing, and today we get a video to showcase the story that will power this new fighter. Entitled "Who's Next", the trailer takes place 25 …

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New Dark Souls II: Scholar of the First Sin showcases The Forlorn

by 3 months ago

Checking out our review for Dark Souls II, our review for Crown of The Sunken King, and our review of Crown of the Ivory King, you can see that we …

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New Grand Theft Auto V PC screens show incredible detail

by 3 months ago

So Grand Theft Auto V had another release date delay, but I think Nintendo's Miyamoto said it best: "A delayed game is eventually good, but a rushed game is forever …

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Could LyteShot change the face of LARPing forever? We find out in our interview with Mark Ladd

by 3 months ago

I got the unique opportunity to sit down with CEO Mark Ladd from LyteShot to talk about the next generation of laser-based live-action gaming, but don't call it Lazer Tag. …

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The Art of Total War review

by 3 months ago

Total War Attila was just released (February 17th, 2015), but it is hardly Creative Assembly’s first march into battle.  The team has been honing their battlecraft since the first title’s …

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Epic Games launches Unreal Dev Grants

by 3 months ago

The team at Epic Games have launched a new program to encourage creativity among developers using Unreal Engine 4.  The company has slotted $5 million dollars to this new program …

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Homeworld Remastered gets a 4K cinematic trailer

by 3 months ago

Did you know that Homeworld Remastered can go to 5K resolution?  You read that right, 5120×2880.  Today we have a new cinematic trailer that shows off the game in 4K …

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The Order: 1886 may be Sony’s new flagship IP

by 3 months ago

People have already made up their minds about The Order: 1886. They debate on arbitrary things like speedruns, graphical changes since E3, and whether the game's cinematic nature classifies it …

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Shin Megami Tensei: Devil Survivor 2 Record Breaker coming on May 5th

by 3 months ago

Fans of Shin Megami Tensei: Devil Survivor 2 Record Breaker have something to celebrate this May, as the game has been announced for a May 5th release date.   The team …

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Underworld Ascendant dev talks about true player choice

by 3 months ago

In some (stone) circles I'm better known as Knightshade Dragon -=UDIC=-, so you know that I'm closely watching the Kickstarter from OtherSide Entertainment for their resurrection of the beloved Underworld …

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Interview with Red Phantom’s Richard Ogden, author of the game Minutes

by 3 months ago

Recently I got to sit down with videogame veteran Richard Ogden of Red Phantom Games to talk about what he's been up to lately as we ramp up to the …

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