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:

Could LyteShot change the face of LARPing forever? We find out in our interview with Mark Ladd

by 6 months ago

I got the unique opportunity to sit down with CEO Mark Ladd from LyteShot to talk about the next generation of laser-based live-action gaming, but don't call it Lazer Tag. …

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The Art of Total War review

by 6 months ago

Total War Attila was just released (February 17th, 2015), but it is hardly Creative Assembly’s first march into battle.  The team has been honing their battlecraft since the first title’s …

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Epic Games launches Unreal Dev Grants

by 6 months ago

The team at Epic Games have launched a new program to encourage creativity among developers using Unreal Engine 4.  The company has slotted $5 million dollars to this new program …

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Homeworld Remastered gets a 4K cinematic trailer

by 6 months ago

Did you know that Homeworld Remastered can go to 5K resolution?  You read that right, 5120×2880.  Today we have a new cinematic trailer that shows off the game in 4K …

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The Order: 1886 may be Sony’s new flagship IP

by 6 months ago

People have already made up their minds about The Order: 1886. They debate on arbitrary things like speedruns, graphical changes since E3, and whether the game's cinematic nature classifies it …

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Shin Megami Tensei: Devil Survivor 2 Record Breaker coming on May 5th

by 6 months ago

Fans of Shin Megami Tensei: Devil Survivor 2 Record Breaker have something to celebrate this May, as the game has been announced for a May 5th release date.   The team …

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Underworld Ascendant dev talks about true player choice

by 6 months ago

In some (stone) circles I'm better known as Knightshade Dragon -=UDIC=-, so you know that I'm closely watching the Kickstarter from OtherSide Entertainment for their resurrection of the beloved Underworld …

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Interview with Red Phantom’s Richard Ogden, author of the game Minutes

by 6 months ago

Recently I got to sit down with videogame veteran Richard Ogden of Red Phantom Games to talk about what he's been up to lately as we ramp up to the …

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Making of Homeworld Remastered – Video 2

by 7 months ago

The teams at Gearbox and Blackbird Interactive are back for a second video today to show off the making-of the Homeworld Remastered Collection.  This one focused heavily on the story of …

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The 100 Greatest Console Video Games book review

by 7 months ago

When you write a book and declare the top 100 console games of all time, it’s a bit of a sticky subject.  Top lists of any kind are always subjective, …

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Dying Light throws a friendly jab at Evolve with Night Hunter video

by 7 months ago

Seems like it's a day for 4v1 PVP games as the folks from Techland are showcasing their "Be the Zombie" mode for Dying Light with a little tongue-in-cheek video they …

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Making of Homeworld Remastered – Episode One video

by 7 months ago

The team at Gearbox have been very, very busy with one of the most beloved titles in RTS history -- Homeworld.   Today they release their first video for the making-of …

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