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:

Sumo gets some fun in the sun wth Sumo Omni Reloaded

by 2 months ago

    Sumo took their toys and went outside. I’ve reviewed a lot of the Sumo products, and each time they seem to fill a niche.  The Sumo Omni bean bag chair …

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    Unboxing the Ghost Edition of Destiny

    by 2 months ago

    The servers may not launch until September 8th, but that doesn't mean we don't have any Destiny news to share!   Today a rather large box showed up on my doorstep. …

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    TGIF: Gaming Trend’s Weekend Lineup

    by , , and 2 months ago

      After a very busy month of news and announcements coming out of Gamescom and PAX Prime 2014, a well-deserved weekend of rest is in order. With Destiny leading the charge …

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      Team #RU takes the Wargaming NA Season 4 Finals

      by 2 months ago

      If you missed the chance to check it out live on Twitch (the crowd was over 70,000 tuning in live), Wargaming announced the finals of the Wargaming.net League North American …

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      Dance Central Spotlight – Once again the best reason to own a Kinect

      by 2 months ago

      There are more than a few companies asking you to buy their previous-gen games again for your shiny new console. Call ‘em HD Remakes if you want, but it does …

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      Why Dragon Age: Inquisition is Bioware’s most ambitious and dangerous game yet

      by 2 months ago

      Warning: The following contains spoilers for Dragon Age: Origins, Dragon Age: Awakening and Dragon Age II. Reader discretion is advised. Bioware has made some of the most iconic and memorable …

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      World of Tanks Season Four Gold Series Finals Announced – $50k on the line!

      by 2 months ago

      Think you are good at World of Tanks?  Well...you aren't.  But at least you can watch people who are!  Today, Wargaming announced the Wargaming.net League Season Four Gold Series Finals. …

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      Ouya – the perpetually moving target

      by 2 months ago

      The Ouya was practically the poster child for a gaming revolution.  Neither new console, nor powerful PC, this device would sport a sub-$100 price tag, run Android OS, and usher …

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      World of Warplanes gets a new crew and formation tactics video

      by 2 months ago

      Think back to the days of Battlefield 1942.  The runway was absolutely chock full!  Not of planes, but of people who absolutely did not know how to fly them.  They'd …

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      World of Warplanes introduces PvE in Update 1.5

      by 2 months ago

      The team at Wargaming have revealed the global release of Update 1.5 for their flight MMO, World of Warplanes.   This update provides one of the few aspects of the game …

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      35 minute Gamescom Witcher 3 video makes the wait till February unbearable

      by 2 months ago

        The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt picked up our Best Graphics of E3 2014 award, a nomination for Best RPG of E3 2014, and won our Best of Show award. To …

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        Lush jungles and vicious new foes in Venus trailer for Destiny

        by 2 months ago

        My God...it's full of stars... Today we've got a new trailer for Destiny, this one entitled "Venus". It describes the planet as being once the site of a great discovery …

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