Excerpt: In 2009 a big shift happened in the area of digital downloadable titles when Trials HD was released as part of the Xbox Live Summer Of Arcade season. Released to a tumultuous fanfare Trials HD not only wowed fans and critics alike but also proved that games made on a relatively small scale can...
Trials Evolution: Origins Of Pain DLC – Review (360)
7 September 2013
Excerpt: The Summer of Arcade promotion is over, and while the five games released all did fairly well the real heroes this year are two Spring games: Minecraft and Trials Evolution. Both have been a beacon of hope in what has been a relatively disappointing year for Xbox Live Arcade thus far.
Summary: When I reviewed Trials HD back in 2009, I wasn't so sure the game would see the level of success I and other fans felt it deserved. Those concerns were ultimately unwarranted, as it now sits among the all-time best-selling titles available for Xbox Live Arcade.
Conclusion: Trials Evolution's first batch of DLC is exactly what the game needs. A decent amount of extra content for 400 MSP will rejuvenate interest in those who have moved on. Upon returning you'll notice a richer, more diverse community to enjoy.
Excerpt: In an early level of Trials Evolution called Ridinghood, we gleefully rode through a lightning fast level, ramping off ancient ruins with a blood red sky in the background, featuring a moon that's easily ten times too large.
Pros: Awesome levels, Intricate gameplay, Great sense of humor