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:

Ace Combat 7: Skies Unknown E3 trailer showcases storyline

by 2 months ago

The storylines for the Ace Combat series are usually kinda loopy, but you have to admit that they are absolutely gorgeous. Today we've got the E3 trailer for their next …

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Ashes of the Singularity Escalation picks up major free update

by 2 months ago

I had a lot of positive things to say about Ashes of the Singularity: Escalation (my review here) a few months ago, and today developer Stardock is giving that already-awesome …

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Agents of Mayhem Adds Lazarus to Its Band of World-Saving Misfits

by 2 months ago

We are pretty excited to get eyes on Agents of Mayhem next week, but today we get to see one of the new characters for the game -- an agent …

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Final Fantasy XII: The Zodiac Age trailer showcases remastered goodies

by 2 months ago

It's hard to believe that it's been 11 years since the initial release of Final Fantasy XII, but 2006 was the year. I have such fond memories, and now thanks …

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Project Cars 2 gets a release date in new E3 trailer

by 2 months ago

Travis dug the extreme realism of the original Project Cars game two years ago (review here), and today we get the announcement that Project Cars 2 finally has a North …

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Middle-earth: Shadow of War – Story Trailer

by 2 months ago

E3 is only a few days away, but from the games I know about, Middle-earth: Shadow of War is one of my most anticipated titles. Shadow of Mordor was an …

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A return to Tamriel – how Morrowind brought me back to The Elder Scrolls Online

by 2 months ago

Ok, real talk here -- when The Elder Scrolls Online launched, I played it quite a bit (and even reviewed it), but dropped it soon after; it settled into familiar …

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Battleborn gets free trial mode, flair, and founders bonus

by 2 months ago

The team at Gearbox Software has announced today that Battleborn will get a "Free Trial" mode -- a completely free download that lets prospective players try out all of the …

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Wargaming commemorates Dunkirk with WB collaboration

by 2 months ago

If ever there's been a movie suited to a game tie-in, it'd have to be the tragic/inspiring tale of The Miracle of Dunkirk.  Today, the team at Wargaming has announced …

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Malthael joins Heroes of the Storm, showcased in livestream today

by 2 months ago

Blizzard has recently announced that Malthael, the Aspect of Death from Diablo III will be coming to Heroes of the Storm.  As the lore goes, Malthael was once the Aspect …

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Pre-E3 Kingdom Come: Deliverance trailer released

by 2 months ago

We've got an appointment to get some hands-on time with Kingdom Come: Deliverance (Wednesday at 10:30, for those who care), but ahead of that we've got our first real look …

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Tropico 6 trailer reveals 2018 release date

by 2 months ago

Tropico 5 received a few coats of paint across the game's lifetime, but when we got our hands on the console version of the Penultimate Edition, we concurred with that …

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