Trials (series)

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Trials
Genre(s)Racing, Platformer
Developer(s)RedLynx
Publisher(s)Ubisoft
Platform(s)Java, Flash, Windows, Xbox 360, Xbox One, PlayStation 4, Nintendo Switch, Android, iOS
First releaseTrials
2000
Latest releaseTrials of the Blood Dragon
2016

Trials is a platform racing video game series developed by RedLynx, loosely based on the real-life sport of motorcycle trials. It involves a motorcycle rider in a 2.5D world, traversing obstacles under the influence of simulated physics. It was published by Ubisoft.

History[edit]

Trials was released as a browser game in 2000. The gameplay was somewhat similar to Mastertronic's 1987 hit Kikstart 2.

Trials 2 was released in 2007, and remade as Trials 2: Second Edition in 2008. Trials HD was released for the Xbox Live Arcade in 2009. Trials Evolution was released for the Xbox Live Arcade in 2012. Trials Frontier was released for smart phones and tablets on April 10, 2014.

Trials Fusion released for PlayStation 4, Xbox 360, and Xbox One on April 16, 2014. Trials Frontier and Trials Fusion are designed to work together.[1] Trials Fusion was released for the PC on April 24, 2014. [2]

On 11th June 2018 Trials Rising was announced by RedLynx at E3 2018. Also announced was a closed beta which can be signed up for at trialsgame.com

Games[edit]

Main series[edit]

Title Year Platform
Trials 1999 Java[3]
Trials 2 2007 Flash, Microsoft Windows
Trials HD 2009 Microsoft Windows, Xbox 360
Trials Evolution 2012 Microsoft Windows, Xbox 360
Trials Fusion 2014 Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 4, Xbox 360, Xbox One
Trials Rising 2019 Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch

Other games[edit]

Title Year Platform Type
Trials Bike Basic 2003 Java Expansion
Trials Bike Pro 2003 Java Expansion
Trials Construction Yard 2004 Java Expansion
Trials Mountain Heights 2005 Java Expansion
Trials Dynamite Tumble 2008 Flash Spin-off
Trials 2: Second Edition 2008 Windows Remake
Trials Legends 2010 Windows Remake
Trials Frontier 2014 Android, iOS Spin-off
Trials of the Blood Dragon 2016 Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 4, Xbox One Spin-off

References[edit]

  1. ^ Tach, Dave (June 10, 2013). "Trials Fusion headed to consoles, Trials Frontier headed to smartphones". Polygon. Vox Media. Archived from the original on June 10, 2013. Retrieved June 10, 2013.
  2. ^ Evans-Thirlwell, Edwin (December 19, 2013). "First in-game Trials Fusion screenshots arrive". Official Xbox Magazine. Future. Archived from the original on December 21, 2013. Retrieved December 20, 2013.
  3. ^ "History of Trials". RedLynx Trials. RedLynx. Retrieved 27 February 2014.

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