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Origin of Pain

“No plans just yet” for future Trials Evolution DLC, no cross-platform play
7 years ago

“No plans just yet” for future Trials Evolution DLC, no cross-platform play

During GameSpot’s recent playthrough of a pre-release build of Trials Evolution: Gold Edition RedLynx level designer Lee Rowland revealed that the company has “no plans just yet” for future …
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Trials Evolution: Origin of Pain review (XBLA DLC)
8 years ago

Trials Evolution: Origin of Pain review (XBLA DLC)

The Origin of Pain downloadable content for Trials Evolution was developed by RedLynx and co-published by Microsoft Studios and Ubisoft. It was released on October 5, 2012 for 400 MSP. A copy was provided for review purposes.

Fall is upon us. 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. Trials Evo is one of only a few of this year’s games we’re still playing are likely to still be this time next year.

That interest is compounded with the newly released Origin of Pain downloadable content. RedLynx delivered in a big way with their Trials HD DLC, and are upping the ante this time around. It’s arguably the most ambitious DLC offered for any XBLA game, and certainly one of the best bargains on the marketplace. While it does have a few weak points, Origin of Pain brings thrills in a way that only the RedLynx gang knows how to deliver.

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RedLynx readies Trials for tommorow’s Origin of Pain DLC with title update *UPDATED*
8 years ago

RedLynx readies Trials for tommorow’s Origin of Pain DLC with title update *UPDATED*

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In preparation for the upcoming Origin of Pain downloadable content for Trials Evolution RedLynx is releasing a title update which addresses issues and readies the game for the DLC. …
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Trials Evolution: Origin of Pain preview
8 years ago

Trials Evolution: Origin of Pain preview

Trials Evolution: Origin of Pain looks awesome. Like trade-in-your-AAA-title-for-MSP awesome. But for all that awesome the details of what it contains haven’t been highly publicized. Sure, everyone’s covered the obligatory “Here’s an announcement” post, but most of those didn’t go into much detail as to what the DLC will actually contain. We did some digging, and here’s what we know so far. There’s also a screenshot gallery and a summary at the bottom of the preview, so be sure to hit the jump for all the dirt.

Origins of Pain takes place on an all-new island–one that is 4km x 4km in size. It’s massive. By comparison the island that was shipped with the game is only 2km x 4km. We’re getting double the sandbox. Twice the playground. Two times the… well, you get the point. 36 new Trials tracks challenge players on this massive battlefield, and RedLynx once again shows us just what the in-game editor can do with a little imagination. Settings span from a circus to an aircraft graveyard. And it won’t be just Trials tracks. 10 new Supercross courses and an unknown number of Skill Games will be included. One image given to select press showed the rider grappling along a la Bionic Commando. Hold your girlish squeals in. There’s more.

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Trials Evolution returns to the Origin of Pain (and PC)
8 years ago

Trials Evolution returns to the Origin of Pain (and PC)

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Just when you thought you’ve crashed enough, Trials Evolution delivers a new DLC pack which brings the pain. The Origin of Pain DLC pack gives you a tour of Pain Island spanning 36 new single-player tracks. The new BMX dirtbike will help you traverse the island’s many landmarks, including a  temple, volcano, and haunted circus. Single player isn’t the only mode getting expanded; multiplayer will gain 10 new tracks, and the editor will receive new features including guns, switches, and vector math. The DLC will be available next month for 400 MSP.

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