Ron Burke

PROFILE:

Ron Burke is the Director, creator, and owner of Gaming Trend.  Currently living in Fort Worth Texas, 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:

A solid carry – Infinite Minigolf PS4 and PSVR Review

by 4 weeks ago

Minigolf, like pinball, is a drastically underserved genre. Thankfully we have Zen Studios to give us great games for both! After a successful Early Access run on Steam, Infinite Minigolf …

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Middle-earth: Shadow of War Shelob trailer reveals ancient foes

by 1 month ago

It was pretty clear that the team at Monolith had more access to the Lord of the Rings lore than they did before, but today's SDCC reveal of Shelob appearing …

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Planet Coaster gets Back to the Future, Knight Rider, and The Munsters DLC

by 1 month ago

Frontier Developments has been on a roll lately with Planet Coaster (our review here), their recent free Summer update (our thoughts) celebrating the 4th of July in style by adding …

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MechWarrior Online gets Civil War update, shifts timeline

by 1 month ago

MechWarrior Online is taking a massive lumbering mech-sized step forward today with their Civil War update. The online giant stompy-mech F2P title will now embrace the period between the 3062 …

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Call of Duty: WWII Nazi Zombies reveal trailer is uber-creepy

by 1 month ago

Call of Duty WWII wowed us at E3, but they were pretty tight lipped about the much-anticipated Nazi Zombies mode. Today we get our first look at a trailer showcasing …

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HTC Viveport service hits 200 title milestone

by 1 month ago

Viveport has been a one-stop-shop for HTC Vive owners pretty much since the launch on April 3rd of this year, but it's only recently that it's begun to raise a …

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Nintendo New 2DS XL – the best DS handheld yet

by 1 month ago

Nintendo could have easily pulled the 3D hardware out of the New 3DS XL, slapped a fresh coat of paint on it, and released it as a “new 2DS” version. …

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Evil Controllers reinvents Elite controllers with Shift

by 1 month ago

For a company with the name “evil” in the name, Evil Controllers certainly has a lot of good intentions. Recently I got my hands on a prototype of their newest …

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HyperX reveals two mechanical gaming keyboards

by 1 month ago

HyperX dipped their toe into the gaming water with the HyperX Cloud Revolver and Stinger headsets, as well as the Pulsefire Gaming Mouse, all with positive results. Now they are …

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Giveaway: Destiny 2 Early Access Beta Codes [XB1/PS4]

by 1 month ago

Giveaway: Destiny 2 Early Access Beta Codes [XB1/PS4] Destiny 2's beta is IMMINENT! Prepare yourself, soldier. Gaming Trend is giving away a few codes to you, our readers, for early …

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Ni no Kuni II: Revenant Kingdom release date moves to January 19, 2018

by 1 month ago

We couldn't be more excited about Ni no Kuni II: Revenant Kingdom -- we declared it the Best RPG at E3 2017! Sadly, we'll have to wait a little bit …

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Sandbag soldier – Front Defense VR review

by 1 month ago

The HTC Vive has had its fair share of decent shooters from smaller developers, but I was excited to see what one sponsored by the company would look like. Fantahorn …

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