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:

We give away copies of Warlock 2: The Exiled!

by 2 months ago

    The team at Gaming Trend are giving away eight codes for the recently-released 4X strategy game, Warlock 2: The Exiled on Steam! While you check out the videos over at …

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    Dying Light kills off zombie previous-gen versions

    by 2 months ago

    If I've said it once I've said it a thousand times - every dime you spend on previous gen is a dime you didn't spend on current gen. Well, the …

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    Sunset Overdrive review – candy colored chaos

    by 2 months ago

    Everyone around you is partying, slamming Overdrive energy drinks, and pulsing with the “untz untz untz” coming from the stage as a smarmy Fizzco rep slings their latest sugar buzz. …

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    Welcome to Kyrat trailer shows the midlands and highlands of the Himalayas

    by 2 months ago

    The second in the series of Welcome to Kyrat trailers shows off the midlands and highlands in the Himalayas.  As you can see from our hands-on preview with Far Cry …

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    PS4 patch 2.00 coming shortly. Time to change themes!

    by 2 months ago

    Code named Masamune (Likely named after fabled swordsmith and priest, Gorō Masamune - go read, he was awesome)  Sony has announced some of the content coming in their upcoming 2.00 …

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    The Unfinished Swan returns to PS4 and Vita

    by 2 months ago

    Unfinished Swan was one of those darling games that easily transcends the "games as art" discussion - it is art.  The team at Sony has announced that they are bringing …

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    World of Speed adds the McLaren F1 to its garage

    by 2 months ago

    Near where I work in Scottsdale Arizona there is a McLaren store.  I see absolutely gorgeous McLarens zipping around while I dream of a world where I could afford one.  …

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    Assassin’s Creed Unity trailers show off an immersive Paris and The Phantom Blade

    by 2 months ago

    You can probably tell from my hands-on preview with Assassin's Creed Unity that I'm more than a little excited for the massive amount of changes coming to the franchise with …

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    Netgear Nighthawk X4 Router in-depth review

    by 2 months ago

    It isn’t all Dragon Age and Rock Band drums for me - my real-world job is even more geeky than that.  I’m the Manager of Production Network Engineering for one …

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    Disney’s Fantasia: Music Evolved – Imagination has no age

    by 2 months ago

    Growing up in southern California and now living in Arizona, I’ve been to Disneyland nearly every year of my life.  I dread the parking, the ever-rising ticket prices, and the …

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    Alien: Isolation Review – This is Rumor Control. Here are the facts!

    by 2 months ago

    Alien was released on an unsuspecting audience in 1979 by director Ridley Scott.  The beginning of the movie moves at a glacial pace, setting the stage for the feast of …

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    The Evil Within Review – Perversity is the human thirst for self-torture

    by 2 months ago

    If you don’t immediately know the name Shinji Mikami, he and others at Capcom are the reason why we have survival horror games in the first place. Credited as the …

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