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Motocross mishaps are coming back thanks to Trials Rising
Accidents happen, but few games encourage the hilarity of it quite like the Trials series, and finally it’s returning to Xbox once more thanks to upcoming entry Rising. Getting from A to B via a motocross bike has never been this disastrous but fun. It’s a simple enough premise: You have to navigate a series of obstacles to reach the end in the fastest time, with each track getting more and more complicated and the risk of dying via exploding barrels increasing as you progress. If it all goes wrong and your limbs flop about uselessly after a collision with a steel girder, that’s okay, it’s all part of the experience, and is quickly fixed thanks to super-fast resets that will have you back in the saddle in no time. In fact, to make it through a track unscathed is practically unheard of—if you haven’t smacked into a bridge or fudged a jump at some point, you deserve some kind of medal of honor. Previous games have been simple yet addictive, and we can’t wait to have more of it in our grubby little mitts. You’ll be able to fall over repeatedly in early 2019.