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:

Gav Thorp wants you to try tabletop gaming – Kickstarts Mark of War project

by 2 months ago

Let's face it - tabletop gaming can be pretty expensive.  Figures aren't cheap, a nice Sultan table (totally worth it, by the way) isn't cheap, and the whole thing takes …

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TGIF: Gaming Trend’s Weekend Lineup

by , , and 2 months ago

    It’s Gamesom 2014 week, and there has been no shortage of awesome game demos and announcements coming out of Cologne, Germany. Gaming Trend has been there every step of the …

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    Diablo III: Reaper of Souls – Ultimate Evil Edition truly is the best version of D3

    by 2 months ago

    Yes. Absolutely yes. It’s the simplest answer to the deluge of questions I’ve had over the last few days when people have seen that I’m playing Diablo III: Reaper of …

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    Call of Duty Advanced Warfare multiplayer reveal – it’s like Tribes and COD had a baby!

    by 2 months ago

    We kicked off the multiplayer reveal of Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare with an impressive presentation from the team at Sledgehammer Games showcasing all of the changes they’ve made to …

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    Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare – Multiplayer Reveal Trailer

    by 2 months ago

    We'll have a huge multiplayer blowout up at 11am PST that includes two solid videos of the Call of Duty Advanced Warfare in action, as well as a quick interview …

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    External Hard drives and Next-Gen – how the WD My Book makes for better gameplay

    by 2 months ago

    4GB, 8GB, 16GB, 250GB, and now 500GB.  Let’s be honest here, game consoles are very, very far behind the PC in terms of storage capacity.  When games like The Last …

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    Watch as the voice of Geralt saves the SDCC Witcher 3 demo

    by 2 months ago

    You've gotta hand it to the CD Projekt RED guys - when life handed them lemons, they threw back the lemons and broke out the Polish beer instead. At San …

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    Win a copy of Guacamelee! Super Turbo Championship Edition

    by 2 months ago

    Do you fancy luchadors?  Do you wish YOU were a luchador!   Now you can live your stretchy-pants and masked dreams by winning a copy of Guacamelee! Super Turbo Championship Edition …

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    Win a copy of Need for Speed Rivals

    by 2 months ago

    In celebration of the release of Need for Speed on Blu-Ray combo pack (You can check out our review here) we are giving away 10 copies of Need for Speed …

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    Thailand says Tropico 5 is a public threat to peace and order

    by 2 months ago

    And in the completely ridiculous news category, we have news on Tropico 5 that the country of Thailand's Board of Film and Video Censors have decided that Kalypso's despotic simulator …

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    We interview Woods from Call of Duty – meet James C. Burns

    by 2 months ago

    1.) You are no stranger to the action genre - some of your credits include Call of Duty: Black Ops, Call of Duty: Black Ops II, and most recently Coldwater, …

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    Assassin’s Creed Unity map leaked, nearly matches real Paris

    by 2 months ago

    It shouldn't come as a surprise given the team's insistence that they are going back to a lot of what made the first game great, but the team at Ubisoft …

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