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:

To battlestations! Hands-on with Dreadnought – an incredible new space sim

by 2 months ago

I was caught completely off guard - I think I’m in love with a Free-to-Play game. Sitting down with the folks from Yager reminded me of their previous work. Spec …

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High-rez MGSV: The Phantom Pain E3 Theater Demo

by 2 months ago

One of the coolest things about going to E3 is the closed-door demos that show off some of the most popular games coming our way.  This year, one of those …

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“You need to play as the Goo”. We preview Grey Goo at E3 2014

by 2 months ago

“You need to play as the Goo”. Mike Dunn was pretty insistent when he found out that I had an interview to check out the mega-collaboration, Grey Goo. The game …

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All hands on deck! We check out World of Warships

by 2 months ago

During E3 we got a chance to take a break from the noise and chaos to sit down with Gareth Luke, Sr. Producer at Wargaming to get a brief look …

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EA Sports UFC: Winner by Split Decision

by 2 months ago

Winning a fight is 90% preparation. Diet, cardio, weights, grappling, hitting the pads, sparring, cuts, bruises, sprains - and that’s just Monday. You get to do it all again tomorrow. …

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Guild Wars 2 prepares to launch Season 2 of Living World

by 2 months ago

Guild Wars 2 is one of the few MMOs that handles player content with a great deal of care. They provide an incredible amount of content for the low, low …

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EA Sports UFC is “a game of firsts”

by 3 months ago

The game is right around the corner (I'm actually working on a review here in the background!) but we took a brief moment to talk to the team at EA …

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Razer Blade and Blade Pro product showcase

by 3 months ago

We took a look at two products that are already out, but you might not have gotten a good look at during E3 - the Razer Blade Pro the new …

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Hex: Shards of Fate – an interview on this Kickstarter success story

by 3 months ago

We got an extensive look at Hex: Shards of Fate, an incredibly deep and unique MMO TCG.  The collectable card game transcends what has otherwise been possible with physical cards, …

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Pete “Mango” Parsons knows a little about Destiny

by 3 months ago

Pete "Mango" Parsons, COO of Bungie Entertainment sat down with Gaming Trend at E3 to talk a little bit about Destiny. Showing off the impressive Alpha that will run through …

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The Razer Nabu Smartband takes wearables to the next level

by 3 months ago

The wearable market has honestly stagnated a bit over the last year.  Most don't display a wealth of data, and there hasn't been a lot of movement in that space.  …

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Razer’s Junglecat iPhone controller is incredible

by 3 months ago

There are a LOT of options on the market to bring controller options to the cell phone market. Well, Razer has a device they are calling Junglecat that aims to …

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