As a new year begins, KT Racing returns with the sequel to
the widely acclaimed TT Isle of Man. To provide players with the most realistic
simulation possible, the studio turned to one of the best up-and-coming riders,
Davey Todd, and the fastest French rider on the Isle of Man circuit, Julien
Davey Todd is a young English rider who specialises in road
racing and already has an impressive trophy haul at only 23 years old. In 2018,
while preparing for his first Isle of Man TT, Davey decided to practise on his
brother’s console for two months so he could perfect his knowledge of the
iconic 60km circuit. As a result, he was ranked 2nd in the game’s worldwide
leaderboards and became the second fastest newcomer of all time in the real
race. In 2019 he proved his riding talents in his second appearance at the TT
by finishing in the top 8 in all categories and achieving 6th place in the
2020 represents a new year full of ambition for Davey, who
is also the TT Isle of Man – Ride on the Edge 2 ambassador and the face of the
Like Davey Todd, Julien Toniutti collaborated on the game’s
production by sharing his experience and impressions with the developers to
help them create a strikingly realistic simulation and optimise all aspects of
the riding physics.
“Competing in the TT is the ultimate dream of any
rider. In TT Isle Of Man – Ride on The Edge 2, the aim is to reproduce the
sensation of speed and adrenalin, as well as the concentration and control required
for any Tourist Trophy rider, while the player sits comfortably in their chair,
risk free,” said Julien.
Julien Toniutti is an experienced rider who has taken part
in the TT three times. In 2018 he beat the all-time fastest lap record for a
French rider on the Isle of Man circuit and subsequently received the
“Fastest French Road Racing Rider” award at the Paris Motorcycle
In the next few weeks, you can experience the fruit of these
collaborations and the resulting improvements by picking up a controller.
Created in 1907, the TT is the world’s most famous
motorcycle race. The 61km course with 260 bends is the most iconic circuit for
road-racing riders. With officially licensed riders, bikes and tracks, TT Isle
of Man – Ride on the Edge 2 boasts new physics and a new career mode for
players to improve their riding skills.
TT Isle of Man 2 will be available in March 2020 on consoles
Share this article:
Jim Franklin is a freelance writer, living in Derby UK with his wife and his player 3. When time allows he likes nothing more than losing himself in a multi-hour gaming session. He likes most games and will play anything but prefers MMO's, and sandbox RPG's.