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:

Game of Thrones ‘Iron from Ice’ – a review in progress

by 3 months ago

Cercei Lannister once said “When you play the game of thrones you win or you die. There is no middle ground.”  I didn’t have that in mind when I started …

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Gaming Trend Holiday Guide 2014

by 3 months ago

    The holidays are upon us, and if you are like most of us, you are procrastinating away your time to get your holiday shopping in.   Well, we are here to …

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    PowerA Spectra Illuminated Controller Review

    by 3 months ago

    I’m not a huge fan of third party controllers.  There are a few companies that can do it right, but for every one of those there are ten that release …

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    Rocksmith 2014 review – It’s all part of my rock and roll fantasy

    by 3 months ago

    If you rewind back to this time last year you might recall that Matt Buckley and I did an in-depth review of Rocksmith 2014 on Xbox 360.  At that point, …

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    Dragon Age Inquisition – PS4/XB1/PC graphical comparison

    by 4 months ago

    Those of you who have read our reviews for a while know that I frequently rally against the nonsense that you can "easily" tell the difference between 900p and 1080p.  …

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    Dragon Age Inquisition – welcome to the new age of role playing

    by 4 months ago

    When you hear a new game is coming from Bioware, you brace yourself.  This is a company that delivers compelling and interesting stories, where every companion is alive and so …

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    Assassin’s Creed Unity Twitch stream on Friday. Also, prizes

    by 4 months ago

    It's looking like an Assassin's Creed Unity sort of day around here. From Shaving Cream to feature videos, now we have the announcement of a live broadcast premier for the …

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    Assassin’s Creed Unity video shows vast features, spoilers

    by 4 months ago

    Assassin's Creed Unity is right around the corner (which is scary - Arno IS an assassin...) and today we have a seven minute overview video that shows all of the …

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    Far Cry 4 story trailer shows civil war

    by 4 months ago

    Far Cry 4 is just around the corner, and this morning we have a good look at the storyline trailer to see more of what we are in for. We've …

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    Dragon Age Inquisition Hands-On Preview – The game they’ve always wanted to make

    by 4 months ago

    I wasn’t prepared. I’ve watched every Twitch video, I went through the E3 demo twice, and I’ve consumed every character of written word about Dragon Age Inquisition. I still wasn’t …

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    Final Far Cry 4 Quest for Everest video released

    by 4 months ago

    You may have spotted that Far Cry 4 has Gone Gold earlier this afternoon.  This evening we also have the final trailer in the Quest for Everest trailer series.   This …

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    Woojer review – the wearable subwoofer

    by 4 months ago

    Long time readers of the site are aware that I was severely injured during the military.  I lost more than 75% of my hearing due to a massive explosion that …

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