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:

Watch Dogs – Welcome to Chicago highlights the windy city

by 3 weeks ago

Watch Dogs is just a short jaunt away, and today we have a really good look at the city of Chicago, the setting for the game.   The video reminds me …

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World of Warplanes – Flight School #5 tries to keep us in the sky

by 3 weeks ago

The team at Wargaming are taking us back to school today with their fifth trip to flight school for World of Warplanes.   This class goes over five of the aircraft …

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Dust 514 gets massive update

by 4 weeks ago

CCP Games has been hard at work on their shooter Dust 514, and today they have unveiled a huge update.  This patch gives players new dropsuits, weapons, and additional modules …

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Rocksmith 2014 gets Matchbox Twenty

by 4 weeks ago

Rocksmith 2014 is still part of my Rock and Roll fantasy.   My wife and I are still playing at least a few times a week, and she recently hit 101% …

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Diablo III: Reaper of Souls – Dungeons, Demons, and Loot done right

by 4 weeks ago

Diablo III: Reaper of Souls isn’t just an expansion for the series - it’s a complete revamp. With the Auction House being shut down, the addition of Loot 2.0, Paragon …

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I don’t want to ride Rollercoaster Tycoon 4 Mobile

by 1 month ago

So here you'll find the announcement trailer for Rollercoaster Tycoon 4. While I'd normally be excited, the word Mobile was added to the end.  This screenshot below hints on social …

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Metal Gear Solid V: Ground Zeroes sneaks to shelves

by 1 month ago

While we wait for Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain, we've got our first taste with Metal Gear Solid V: Ground Zeroes.   The prequel officially shipped to shelves and …

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We asked for this – Deus Ex: The Fall hits Steam

by 1 month ago

Square Enix gave us a solid mobile offshoot of the Deus Ex series in Deus Ex: The Fall.  Well, now we've got the chance to check it out on PC, …

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Rocksmith 2014 picks up A Day to Remember

by 1 month ago

This week's addition to the already-awesome soundtrack list for Rocksmith 2014 is A Day To Remember.   The tracks in this 5-pack are “All I Want,” “The Downfall Of Us All,” …

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Sony announces VR headset “Project Morpheus”

by 1 month ago

It's been rumored for a bit, but today we get confirmation from Sony - they are entering the VR space with a system they are calling Project Morpheus.  Let's hear …

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Child of Light dev diary gives us a peek behind the incredible visual curtain

by 1 month ago

Child of Light is one of those games that defends the "games as art" argument pretty cleanly.   Today we've got a "making of" video that sits down with the development …

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TGIF: Gaming Trend’s Weekend Lineup – Better Late Than Never Edition

by , , and 1 month ago

    There were a couple of little games that came out this past Tuesday that I can’t for the life of me remember their names. Were they ... Titan Souls II …

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