Ever since Jumpman faced off against Donkey Kong all those years ago, 2D platform games have been a staple of the gaming diet. While their popularity ebbed with the advent of 3D gaming, platformers saw a resurgence in recent years in the indie game scene. Sadistically difficult platformers like VVVVVV and Super Meat Boy set the new standard for the genre. Although some may disagree, I personally group the Trials series with them as one of the great examples of modern 2D platforming.
While Trials developer RedLynx has been tantalizing fans with details on the upcoming Trials Evolution, they have also been working on a similar title for WiiWare called MotoHeroz. Though it may not quite live up to the pedigree set forth by Trials, it turned out to be a pretty solid little game.