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:

Alien: Isolation brings creepy sounds to the table

by 2 weeks ago

Sound can make or break a game.  When it's a horror game, there is almost nothing that is more important than sound. It sends chills up your spine, it makes …

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Warside gets thumbs up on Steam

by 2 weeks ago

Russian indie developer Kraken Games have announced that they've been given the thumbs up by the community on Project Greenlight.  Their cooperative free-to-play MMO side-scrolling title Warside will be releasing …

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Van Helsing II gets a new release date in May

by 2 weeks ago

The team at Neocore Games are still hard at work on their upcoming action-adventure title, The Incredible Adventures of Van Helsing II (you can check out our preview right here), …

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Rocksmith 2014 gets AFI tracks this week

by 3 weeks ago

This week we've got AFI joining the already-impressive track list from Ubisoft for Rocksmith 2014. Which tracks? I'm sure you've heard of these: Songs included in this 4-song pack are …

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World of Tanks update 1.04 announced

by 3 weeks ago

The team at Wargaming have announced an upcoming update to their flagship title, World of Tanks.   Bringing 7 on 7 combat, as well as new weapons, this is just the …

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Shadowrun Online hits Steam early access

by 3 weeks ago

The team behind Shadowrun Online have hit a major milestone - they are now on Steam Early Access with the current alpha of the game.  This early access will provide …

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We get another look at the Call of Duty: Ghosts Devastation pack

by 3 weeks ago

The second gameplay trailer from the Call of Duty: Ghosts DLC pack Devastation has been released into the wild, showing four new maps, as well as a chance to check …

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Air Conflicts: Vietnam Ultimate Edition is a PS4 exclusive

by 3 weeks ago

I have to hand it to bitComposer and Games Farm.  They got chewed up a bit by the community on their previous-gen launch of Air Conflicts: Vietnam, but they've gone …

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Company of Heroes 2: The Western Front Armies announced

by 3 weeks ago

The team at Relic Entertainment announced today that they will be bringing a new expansion to their acclaimed strategy title Company of Heroes 2.   This new expansion will bring us …

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Forza Motorsport 5 DLC overhaul and Top Gear DLC

by 3 weeks ago

    Dan Greenawalt, Creative Director of Turn 10 Studios has once again taken to the Internets to talk with the community about Forza Motorsport 5.   In his letter he outlines a …

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    Ubisoft brings ModMaster system to Ghost Recon Phantoms

    by 3 weeks ago

    Ubisoft has announced some upcoming game upgrades for the free-to-play title, Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon Phantoms.  The upgrade will bring all new weapon customization options, as well as some adjustments …

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    Fantasia: Music Evolved gets five new tracks, multiplayer

    by 3 weeks ago

    It's not all Queen and Vivaldi in the Harmonix / Disney collaboration project, Disney Fantasia: Music Evolved.   Today we've got a new set of tracks coming to the game from …

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