August 2, 2021
Urban Trial Tricky review — A piece shy of a puzzle

Urban Trial Tricky review — A piece shy of a puzzle

Dammit. Those who’ve known me for a long time know that in real life I splice the word into conversation like some would use a comma. In my home, the word was also synonymous with Ubisoft’s Trials series, because my bellows of it could be heard echoing in every corner the moment I started playing. The newly christened Urban Trial Tricky looks to once again scratch that obscenity-inducing itch.
We might as well address the elephant in the room before we get too far out of the chute: the Urban Trial trilogy of games (yes, it’s actually a trilogy — I checked) is essentially a limited subset of Trials’ features, with the serial numbers filed off. Yet, for whatever reason, this installment focuses more on the flair than the checkered flag. In the big picture, this isn’t necessarily a bad thing by any stretch of the imagination. That said, it can be hard to somewhat put on blinders to features available in their direct competition. Consider this my best attempt to review Urban Trial…
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