What Is Sunken May Rise
HIGH When the big C finally shows up.
LOW Is it even possible to max out medical skills?
WTF So, to get the ‘good’ ending I have to skip most of the game? Huh.
I know it’s reductive to not think of the Trials series as ‘real games’, but the complete lack of a story or context for the stunts and timed runs has always left me cold, despite how much I’ve loved the super-tight gameplay. So, it’s possible that I was unusually well-primed to find Steel Rats a delight since it takes the core concept of Trials – stunt biking through crumbling urban spaces – and adds gunplay, robot invaders, and what can be best described as ‘bike-fu’. The combination is a glorious one.