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:

Head tracking and incredible accuracy – Tobii Eye Tracker 4C review

by 4 months ago

I was pretty impressed with the Tobii EyeX and said as much in my review. I also pointed out that, while it does spell a new level of maturation, there …

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Halo Wars 2 gets exclusive artwork ahead of release

by 4 months ago

Halo Wars 2 is right around the corner, and today we've got a really awesome treat to share ahead of that launch. Three artists took on the Halo universe, creating …

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Nintendo has 100 games in dev for Switch, including Jackbox Party Pack 3

by 4 months ago

In a short but sweet tweet from Jackbox Games we learn that The Jackbox Party Pack 3 is coming to Nintendo Switch. As someone who fires this up for most …

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VR Multiball action – Pinball FX2 VR PSVR review

by 4 months ago

Zen Studios has made it their business to create the perfect pinball experience. They have over 70 pinball tables, including licensed properties like Star Wars, Aliens, The Walking Dead, South …

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HITMAN: The Complete First Season available – review says it’s still awesome

by 4 months ago

HITMAN got a lot of attention in our Game of the Year Podcast.  Nobody expected that the episodic nature would work so well, and we were all equally as surprised …

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Get to work, human meatbag! – Job Simulator PSVR review

by 4 months ago

There’s no doubt that the PlayStation 4’s PSVR system has had a pretty solid launch. Many of the products that arrived on launch day were of the simulation variety, eschewing …

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Freedom to act – Tom Clancy’s Ghost Recon Wildlands hands-on preview

by 4 months ago

    Bolivia used to be a peaceful country. Tourists, parades, and happiness -- but all of that was before El Sueño and his Santa Blanca cartel arrived. Tom Clancy’s Ghost Recon …

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    Call of Cthulhu: The Official Video Game gets a story trailer

    by 4 months ago

    "We live on a placid island of ignorance in the midst of black seas of infinity, and it was not meant that we should voyage far" - H.P. Lovecraft There …

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    C&C creator Louis Castle interview – War Commander: Rogue Assault

    by 5 months ago

    If you are an old dirt farmer like me, you pumped countless hours into the Command & Conquer games.  Series creator Louis Castle remembers and wants to bring that experience …

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    PlayStation VR through the eyes of a nausea sufferer

    by 5 months ago

    You’ll see a lot of reviews about PlayStation VR over the next few weeks, but very few from somebody who went in knowing that VR makes them sick. Since my …

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    “You seem to have this nasty habit of surviving.” – I Expect You To Die PSVR review

    by 5 months ago

    The launch window for the PlayStation VR has been pretty solid, but most of what was available at launch in October could easily be described as tech demos. As the …

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    Park is under construction – Rollercoaster Tycoon World review

    by 5 months ago

    Rollercoaster Tycoon is a franchise that consumed an obscene amount of my time over the years. From the Chris Sawyer days for RCT1 and 2, to the Frontier Development-powered RCT3 …

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