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Trials Evolution: Origin of Pain rolls out. Breaks neck.

Trials Evolution: Origin of Pain rolls out. Breaks neck.
You’ve nailed the Gigatrack. You’ve sampled some of the 160,000 user-made tracks. You’ve done that one that’s a bit like Inception, and you’ve waxed lyrical about how scooting through the D-Day landings on a dirt-bike made you truly understand the horror of war. What next?

Why, only Trials Evolution’s expansion pack Origin of Pain!

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Rayman Jungle Run: Mostly armless. (AND AWESOME)

Rayman Jungle Run: Mostly armless. (AND AWESOME)
For the past few hours I’ve been buried deep inside Rayman Jungle Run, occasionally glancing upwards to watch Alex Kingston discover that some of her ancestors were filth-merchants on Who Do You Think You Are? It’s been a brilliant and educational evening.

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Ubisoft Digital Day – une conversation Parisienne

Ubisoft Digital Day – une conversation Parisienne
Last week, Christian and I attended the Ubisoft Digital Day in Paris, sampling several of the publisher's forthcoming mobile and downloadable titles. For some reason, we decided to present our findings as a dialogue. Blame Paris.

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Trials Evolution: Go back to Track Central. Now.

Trials Evolution: Go back to Track Central. Now.
Have you played Trials: Evolution recently? Holy crap. It’s amazing.

I, like many others, gorged myself on Trials Evolution goodness, reached a level of frustration that felt like the wrong edge of sanity and consequently trotted off to pastures new. The Trials Evolution community, meanwhile, they didn’t go anywhere. Apart from space and beyond.

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Ghost Recon Commander: A Facebook game that isn’t rubbish?

Ghost Recon Commander: A Facebook game that isn’t rubbish?
No doubt extrapolated from the brain of Tom Clancy himself, or at least someone specially trained to think exactly like him, Ghost Recon Commander proudly presents itself as a Facebook game that won’t make you quietly sick into a cupped hand.

You know what? It isn’t half bad either.

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Review: RedLynx take their trials to iOS with MotoHeroz

Review: RedLynx take their trials to iOS with MotoHeroz
MotoHeroz previously had a life on WiiWare, but now it’s adjusted its landing angle to establish a perfect take off on app store ramp. Can RedLynx recreate their XBLA success on your commute to work, or will they end up frantically shaking the screen to get their cartoon racer back on four wheels?

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Tie-in Tuesday: Assassin’s Creed – Altair’s Chronicles

Tie-in Tuesday: Assassin’s Creed – Altair’s Chronicles

★★★☆☆

It’s an oldie – but fans of scampering over rooftops have recently been delighted by its tumbling price. When you consider that this 69p of templar bashing once sold for the best part of £30 on the Nintendo DS – well it’s no wonder that the console giants are having trouble convincing punters to part ways with their cash in the face of the cheap iOS gaming glut.

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