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:

Eye tracking hits a level of maturation – Tobii EyeX eye tracker review

by 4 months ago

There hasn’t been a lot of innovation in the peripheral input device market beyond higher DPI mice. Sure, we had trackballs, gun-shaped mice, the Novint Falcon, and the SpaceOrb 360, …

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Bioshock The Collection now available

by 4 months ago

Bioshock has been an incredible and thought provoking journey across all three games.  Today, 2K Games gives us the chance to plumb the depths of Rapture and the heights of Columbia …

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Deus Ex Mankind Divided Limited Edition Prima Guide review

by 4 months ago

By design, Deus Ex Mankind Divided was built to take advantage of the new Dawn Engine. That meant greater flexibility in approach, more verticality, and plenty of crawling through ventilation …

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Call of Duty Jackal Assault may be the first killer VR title

by 4 months ago

Ok, so maybe saying that it’s the first killer title for VR is overreaching a bit, you have to understand just how excited I am for this PlayStation 4 exclusive …

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Welcome to the 80’s personified: Zombies in Spaceland hands-on preview

by 4 months ago

It wouldn’t be a new Call of Duty game without the fantastic addition of zombies. This newest iteration, entitled Zombies in Spaceland, is set in the 1980s, with all of …

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Hands-on with Call of Duty Modern Warfare Remastered’s multiplayer

by 4 months ago

Raven Studios has a long and tenured history of creating incredible games. They’ve also been involved with the Call of Duty franchise since 2010. By constructing the franchise’s multiplayer modes, …

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Call of Duty in Space – Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare preview

by 4 months ago

I hear it from my friends every year. “Another November, another Call of Duty” -- clearly fans are feeling a bit of fatigue for the franchise. Last year we saw …

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Out of sight, out of mind – StarCraft 2: Nova Covert Ops DLC 2 review

by 5 months ago

The story of StarCraft’s stealthy and stylish covert operative, Nova, continues in the second batch of new single-player downloadable missions for StarCraft 2 released by Blizzard. The newest missions pick …

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Tempest – open world pirate RPG giveaway

by 5 months ago

You may be on the fence on some of the AAA games that have come out lately, but don't forget that there are some awesome games that don't get all …

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Adam Jensen 2.0 – Deus Ex: Mankind Divided review

by 5 months ago

I’m standing in the secret room behind the office of the Palisade Bank’s CEO, grabbing a particularly damning document that I obtained at great personal risk. It’s how I got …

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Bite sized stealth action – Deus Ex GO review

by 5 months ago

Square Enix has latched onto something pretty fantastic with their GO series. Hitman GO was a real hit, and Lara Croft GO was far more than a simple reskin. Now …

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Bioshock The Collection comparison video showcases a fresh coat of paint

by 5 months ago

Bioshock (review), Bioshock 2 (review), and Bioshock: Infinite (review) hold pretty high esteem around here, as you can see in our reviews, so it was with some great excitement that …

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