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:

Render unto El Presidente – Tropico 5 Definitive Edition announced

by 4 months ago

If you missed out on the tropical paradise corruption simulator title, Tropico 5, then I have good news for you, El Presidente!  Today the team at Kalypso announced that a …

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World of Tanks Launch Date Announced for PlayStation 4

by 4 months ago

You might have heard of World of Tanks -- 45 million players are actively playing, and that number is only going to go up with the announcement that it's coming …

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Guild Wars 2 gets first major release of 2016, reveals roadmap

by 4 months ago

There are subscription-based games that don't take care of their players the way the team behind Guild Wars does.  Even aside from the Heart of Thorns expansion pack (you can …

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Guitar Hero Live brings Rock, Metal, and Indies in January

by 4 months ago

    Freestyle Games is kicking off the new year with some fresh tracks across the Rock, Metal, and Indie Pop scene, and most of them are pretty awesome.  Sure, Nickelback has …

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    Assassins’s Creed Chronicles: India now available for download

    by 4 months ago

    Climax Studios and Ubisoft are back with their second installment in the Assassin's Creed Chronicles trilogy -- Assassin's Creed Chronicles: India. The sidescroller is the second of three (you can …

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    Rail Gun Kickstarter Preview

    by 4 months ago

    From the SuperScope on the NES to the Sniper Scope rifle on the original Xbox and PS2, we've flirted with the idea of using guns as peripherals for our first-person …

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    Mortal Kombat X Kombat Pack 2 gameplay trailer revealed

    by 4 months ago

    Today, Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment and NetherRealm Studios released a closeup look at the upcoming Mortal Kombat X Kombat Pack 2.  This pack comes with a whole new playable roster …

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    Homeworld: Deserts of Kharak gets anomoly story trailer

    by 4 months ago

    We had some pretty high praise for the Homeworld Remastered Collection, but it was simply the apéritif before the main course. Today, Blackbird Interactive and Gearbox Software have given us …

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    GT Game of the Year 2015 — Ron’s Top 13

    by 4 months ago

      Moving halfway across the country, having the movers do over $18,000 worth of damage to my personal effects, selling my old house and buying a new one, and all of …

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      King’s Quest Chapter 2 Rubble Without a Cause review

      by 4 months ago

      Choices. Action RPGs are always about choices, but King’s Quest’s second chapter carries with it a little more gravity than usual. My review of the first chapter (link here) was …

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      Rise of the Tomb Raider: The Official Art Book review

      by 5 months ago

      When the Crystal Dynamics team tackled Rise of the Tomb Raider they knew that they wanted to take the harrowing experience Lara endured in the previous title and build on …

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      World of Warships gets Apreggio of Blue Steel crossover

      by 5 months ago

      The team at Wargaming is no stranger to mixing things up from time to time, offering up wacky new play modes in addition to their steady stream up updates and …

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