Ron Burke

Ron Burke

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR AND EDITOR-IN-CHIEF

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:

Blast from the past – Super Bomberman R Switch review

by 3 months ago

75Normally I try to put together some backstory for my review pieces, talking about the history of the series, what led to the current iteration, and the expectations you might …

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Time to Switch it up – Just Dance 2017 review

by 3 months ago

With the launch of a new platform, it’s not a surprise to see Ubisoft support Nintendo’s freshly-released console right out of the gate with their annual installment of Just Dance …

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Zelda Redefined – The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild review

by 3 months ago

The Legend of Zelda franchise has a pattern. Bombs, boomerangs, bow and arrow, heart containers, and the Master Sword - they are as sure as the sun. Nintendo wants to …

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Amazing already – Raw Data Early Access preview

by 3 months ago

If you pop onto the Internet and ask Google what games you should play for your shiny new HTC Vive or Oculus Rift, one game is going to make its …

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Q&A with Survios Design Director Mike McTyre for VR shooter Raw Data

by 3 months ago

We sat down with Mike McTyre, Design Director of Survios for a quick Q&A on their smash hit Early Access VR title, Raw Data.  GDC has spelled some great announcements …

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Nintendo Switch unboxing and size comparison video

by 3 months ago

The launch of the Nintendo Switch is just around the corner.  Even though Nintendo did an official unboxing video, theirs didn't have a cute pair of doggies walking through, nor …

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Abbreviated Virtual Violence – John Wick Chronicles VR Review

by 3 months ago

The John Wick movies are pure adrenaline-fueled action, mixing martial arts, gratuitous gunplay violence, and a slick cinematography that keeps you invested in the gore and grit. It’s also very …

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Your Nintendo Switch launch day guide

by 3 months ago

The Nintendo Switch is just around the corner, releasing on March 3rd, but what can you expect when the Big N’s new flagship product ships? What do you need on …

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Tobii picks up two more big titles for their eye-tracking devices

by 3 months ago

Tobii, makers of the recently-reviewed Tracker 4C eye tracking system, have scored another pair of titles for their rapidly-growing supported games list. The two in question being Tom Clancy's Ghost …

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Ultimate comfort – RapidX Ferrino Gaming Chair review

by 3 months ago

I’ve got 53 hours commanding my team in XCOM 2. I’ve trekked 49 hours with friends in Borderlands 2. The Dragon Age Trilogy soaked me for over 300 hours, and …

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Halo Wars 2 gets a sweet CGI launch trailer

by 4 months ago

The epic battle between the UNSC and the Banished is just two weeks away (Tuesday, Feb. 21, or Friday, Feb. 17 for Ultimate Edition owners). Today we have the launch …

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Fractured future – Divide Review

by 4 months ago

Divide starts off throwing the player directly into the fray. The protagonist and an unnamed woman find themselves fleeing from rolling robots and some sort of security force through the …

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