Trials Evolution to Redefine Digital Downloads - Again
It’s ‘Survival of the Fastest’ in this feature-packed follow-up to Trials HD.
June 7, 2011 (Helsinki, Finland) — RedLynx (redlynx.com) today announced Trials Evolution for Xbox LIVE Arcade, the follow-up to its best-selling, critically acclaimed hit, Trials HD.
"Trials Evolution is more than just a sequel to Trials HD," said Antti Ilvessuo, Creative Director of RedLynx. “We listened carefully to all the feedback we received from the previous game and added it to our own vision of what the ultimate Trials game could be, coming up with a gamer’s wish list of must-play features.” He promised more details would be revealed in the future.
The game announcement was accompanied by a teaser trailer, available on the Xbox LIVE Arcade dashboard, Spike TV, and other outlets, just prior to its announcement. The teaser offers a brief glimpse of the Trials action to come.
"Including the base game and both DLCs, Trials HD has sold more than two million copies since its release, making it one of the best-selling games on Xbox LIVE Arcade of all time," said Tero Virtala, CEO of RedLynx. “And most importantly has also maintained a Metacritic score of 86 since its release among critics, and an even more generous 90 amongst gamers.”
“All these factors, including awards such as Best Nordic Game of 2010, Best Finnish Game of 2010, and Best Download of 2009 as voted by the Xbox LIVE Arcade community, made another Trials game something we really wanted to do,” Virtala said. “But we took our time in carefully planning and developing it before announcing it, because we wanted to do it right.”
Trials Evolution is expected to launch on Microsoft's Xbox LIVE Arcade service in 2011.
A digital media kit, containing screen shots and the game logo, is available here:
A high resolution version of the game trailer, suitable for posting on your own site, is available here:
The trailer is also available on our YouTube channel, and can be embedded on your site with this code snippet:
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RedLynx Ltd. is a multiplatform game developer and publisher based in Helsinki, Finland. Since its founding in 2000, it has developed and published more than 100 games on many platforms, including Xbox™ LIVE Arcade, Nintendo DS™, Sony PSP®, Apple iPhone®, Apple Macintosh®, PC, web, and mobile phones.
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About Trials HD
Trials HD is a full-featured, physics-based motorcycle racing game with more than 50 tracks in two unique game modes. Race Mode emphasizes balance, skill, and control as you tackle indoor obstacle tracks. Skill Mode features extreme stunt tracks in which explosions, crashes, and injuries cannot be avoided.
A level editor enables players to create, share and download an unlimited number of free tracks. The game features stunning high definition graphics, customizable riders, unlockable bikes, global rankings, in-game friend scores, and more.
About Trials Evolution
Trials Evolution is the featured-packed follow-up to Trials HD. The new game introduces for the first time ever in the Trials series local and online multiplayer, true outdoor environments, and a host of additional improvements. Trials Evolution is expected to be released in 2011.
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