Trackmania Heads to Wii

#1 Edited by Al3xand3r (7574 posts) -

Update: Check my next comment in here for updated information!

Original post: Exclusive presentation on some French website. It looks pretty good so far.
Click here to watch the video as I can't embed. It looks like the PC version (duh).
If the level sharing and multiplayer is in, this is a must have. Can anyone translate?

Edit: Translation from Rallier:

  • Online multiplayer
  • turn based local multiplayer
  • 4 player splitscreen
  • 6 environments (desert coast stadium island snow and rally), the "B" environment is missing since they "could not" bring it to the Wii
  • Early 2010 European release
  • Level editor is there and you can send your levels to your friends
  • Puzzle Mode
  • Platform
  • New circuits

3 control types:
  • Nunchuck/wiimote combo
  • Classic controller support
  • Motion based steering

Sweet :-)
#2 Posted by MattyFTM (14349 posts) -

Awesome. I love trackmania. I used to spend hours playing Nations when it first came out.

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#3 Posted by JJOR64 (18913 posts) -

That's awesome!

#4 Posted by Willy105 (4688 posts) -

It's in French, but it's real.

  

#5 Posted by Ineedaname (4319 posts) -

Ah looks like track mania, which was an awesome game, though I'll pass on this based on the fact there's a free PC one.

#6 Posted by Willy105 (4688 posts) -
@Ineedaname said:
" Ah looks like track mania, which was an awesome game, though I'll pass on this based on the fact there's a free PC one. "
I have the free one, it's awesome, but it lacks what makes the full version perfect, the other worlds and tracks and cars.
#7 Posted by Black_Rose (7785 posts) -

HELL YEAH!!!

Trackmania is awesome. Can't wait.

#8 Edited by Al3xand3r (7574 posts) -

More news on this...

CaVaYeRo said:

Well, yesterday I played the game some time, asked Focus people, get some pics, etc. I really liked it, and beign so early, I think it'll be awesome. They really want to put all they can in the game.

This is my (Spanish) report: http://www.revogamers.net/fullNews.php?newsId=4031

I have translated some highlights:
- “deep discussions with Nintendo” for trying to skip friend codes. They want to seamlessly include circuit sharing because D/L is almost instant, and anyone should try other’s creations, so they don’t want any barriers. (We explained Boom Blox Bash system, but then again, it’s EA’s). They'll probably use SD storage as well.
- they want as many online players as possible. Starting with 8, but aiming at 16, more or less.
- 200 tracks included are made with in-game Wii editor, exactly like PC one.
- All Mario Kart control configs + NES-like, using D pad.
- gamescom build is from last Friday (14th). It’s smooth and fast, and already has loads of tracks. Q1 2010 is still the date and keeping 60 fps, the goal.
- snow, coast, rally, stadium, iron and island environments will be there.
- not on PS360 because not being realistic simulator could be underrated. Also because of Wii audience, controls and input for editor
- single / track editor / multiplayer menu and the shop. Race, platform and puzzle are back for single player, aside from “my tracks"

Some off-screen shots:

#9 Posted by Khann (2793 posts) -

Seems like the perfect game for the Wii, though I'm sure it'd do great on XBL and PSN as well.

#10 Posted by Mikemcn (6959 posts) -

Ive never played these games, but it seems like the kind that needs something like a mouse to work best, so the wiimote cou;d work great.

#11 Edited by Diamond (8634 posts) -

" - not on PS360 because not being realistic simulator could be underrated. Also because of Wii audience " 
 
Wow, the marketing guys really don't know what they're doing.  I guess they'll find out soon enough.
 
I just recently bought Trackmania United Forever on Steam (during the discount period), so I'm set for now.

#12 Posted by ThomasP (1655 posts) -

I've never played a Trackmania game before. Are they full retail price games?

#13 Posted by MattyFTM (14349 posts) -
@ThomasP said:
" I've never played a Trackmania game before. Are they full retail price games? "
Trackmania Nations is free, but generally they're full price.
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#14 Posted by damnboyadvance (4059 posts) -

I didn't get Trackmania myself, but I still know it was a pretty awesome game on the DS. Having it on the Wii though, well that probably wouldn't really be as much fun.

#15 Posted by Willy105 (4688 posts) -
@Khann said:
" Seems like the perfect game for the Wii, though I'm sure it'd do great on XBL and PSN as well. "
Any reason this game can't do on retail?
#16 Edited by Al3xand3r (7574 posts) -



#17 Posted by AjayRaz (12418 posts) -

dammit! i want trackmania on one of my consoles T_T  
well, might as well stick with the PC version. the wii version looks great

#18 Posted by Al3xand3r (7574 posts) -

New screens and PR e-mail from GoNintendo.

 

Trackmania, the most fun-filled racing game around, and currently played by millions worldwide, makes its big entrance into the console world a remarkable adaptation for the Nintendo Wii™! Focus Home Interactive is pleased to offer the very first images of the Wii version of this now legendary racing game!

Using your Wiimote and your Nunchuk, your gamepad or your Wii Wheel - pilot racing cars at incredible speeds on spectacular tracks full of ramps, loops, turbo boosts and other crazy track-blocks. Race on more than 200 tracks divided into six drastically different environments and numerous game modes!

TrackMania Wii also offers the incredible an essential track editor, giving you the opportunity to create an infinite number of personal tracks! Then share your craziest creations with your friends, thanks to the Nintendo Wi-Fi connection! Of course, multiplayer modes are included: Hotseat mode, 4 player split-screen, and of course, online play using the Nintendo Wi-fi connection! Compete against your friends and join online players from all around the world!

Impeccable production values and rich content provide TrackMania on Wii with everything it needs to become the most fun-filled and complete racing game on the Nintendo Wii.

#19 Posted by Meowayne (6084 posts) -

Sounds great. Where's the catch?

#20 Posted by Rallier (1739 posts) -

Ehhh perhaps there will not make it possible for horrid and extremely random techno to blast into my ears when downloading a random level. Wait a sec...

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