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The first DLC pack for Trials Evolution will tilt and tumble to Xbox Live Marketplace next month. "Origin of Pain" takes you on a tour of Paine Island, which boasts 36 new tracks spanning "lost temples, a haunted circus, deserted beaches and a menacing volcano," for 400 MS Points ($5). We've seen p...

September 6th 2012 at 3:15am 0 Comments
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Screaming at monitors while attempting to make just one more crushingly difficult checkpoint is apparently a pastime shared by many, many gamers. This week, Ubisoft revealed that the latest Trials franchise entry – Trials Evolution – sold approximately 500,000 units since its launch in...

May 16th 2012 at 6:00pm 0 Comments
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You're reading Reaction Time, a weekly column that claims to examine recent events, games and trends in the industry, but is really just looking for an excuse to use the word "zeitgeist." It debuts on Fridays in Engadget's digital magazine, Distro. Trials Evolution might just be the perfect video ga...

May 4th 2012 at 3:00pm 0 Comments
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An error in Trials Evolution's user-generated track ranking algorithm has been fixed, according to Eurogamer. The error, which resulted in newly created high-ranking tracks being promoted at the expense of older, equally awesome tracks has been corrected by making lifetime user ratings part of the...

April 28th 2012 at 1:30pm 0 Comments
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I made a huge mistake. "So help me, Richard, if I don't review Trials Evolution," I said back in March, "I'll start walking to Oklahoma right now."That was when I was younger, more foolish and willing to march to someone's house to get a downloadable game.The Ben of mid-April, however? He knows be...

April 20th 2012 at 4:00pm 0 Comments
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You can do an awful lot in Trials Evolution, but the one thing you can't do is speed up time to make today tomorrow, when the game will actually be available. In the meantime, enjoy this launch trailer. Be warned: the trailer may make time feel like it's going slower.

April 17th 2012 at 8:30pm 0 Comments
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Major Nelson has posted the upcoming schedule for Xbox Live. This Wednesday brings the return of vehicular madness with Trials Evolution, while next week brings Bloodforge and Deep Black: Episode 1, an underwater action game we haven't heard about since 2010.On the Deal of the Week front, this week...

April 17th 2012 at 11:00am 0 Comments