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TrackMania 2 Valley races out next week

By Alice O'Connor, Jun 27, 2013 10:00am PDT

It's all go in the world of TrackMania 2. The Stadium installation squealed off the starting line only last week, and now TM2 Valley is warming up its tires. It'll launch for PC on July 4, developer Nadeo announced today, bringing rolling green hills and rally cars to the bu...


"Thanks Pizzaput and creepjacked, for sure going to check this out this weekend"

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TrackMania 2 Stadium released

By Alice O'Connor, Jun 21, 2013 1:30pm PDT

TrackMania 2 Stadium's release has slid around a lot like someone driving a car badly (note the clever simile), from "early 2013" to April, then May, but it finally launched yesterday. The $9.99 race 'em up brings back the classic Stadium environment you may have zoomed arou...


"I think that only applies to Steam as it installs them in separate folders. If you download ..."

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TrackMania2 Stadium now in open beta

By Alice O'Connor, Feb 27, 2013 1:30pm PST

Dust dust dust as far as the eye can see gets a little boring, unless you're a Counter-Strike player. (I'm here all week; try the lamb.) If you fancy somewhere new to express your TrackMania, developer Nadeo today launch an open beta test of TrackMania2 Stadium, bringing you...


ShootMania Storm open beta now live

By Alice O'Connor, Feb 13, 2013 6:45am PST

TrackMania developer Nadeo's multiplayer FPS ShootMania Storm was supposed to launch in January, but publisher Ubisoft delayed it for a bit of extra polish. To get more feedback, and more publicity, it also announced an open beta test, which is now live. To star fragging, do...


"The 1v1 dueling is interesting, but i don't think it has enough depth. The round-based FFA is ..."

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ShootMania Storm delayed, open beta coming

By Alice O'Connor, Jan 22, 2013 4:30pm PST

ShootMania Storm was supposed to launch on PC tomorrow, but it won't. Publisher Ubisoft has delayed the first build-o-FPS from TrackMania developer Nadeo until April 10 to polish it up, see, and plans to hold an open beta test so you, me, and everyone else who enjoys shootin...


TrackMania 2 Stadium & Valley due early 2013

By Alice O'Connor, Nov 05, 2012 6:00am PST

When TrackMania 2 Canyon launched last year, it only brought one of the racing series' traditional environments, the dusty Canyon set. Now, developer Nadeo has revealed that the shiny stadium and rustic Valley landscapes are approaching the starting line, due to race out in ...


"WOOOO!! STADIUM!! Taken them ages. It's initial omission being the only reason Tm2 isn't on ..."

- FesterBlatz see all 6 comments

ShootMania Storm blasting out in January 2013

By Alice O'Connor, Nov 02, 2012 11:30am PDT

As you once again vow to start going to the gym after New Year, you may want to consider designing a routine to strengthen and hasten your fingers. ShootMania Storm, Nadeo's callack to ye olde twitchy FPS with zippy movement, has been pegged for a January 23 launch by publis...


ShootMania Storm will offer two modes for free

By Alice O'Connor, Aug 31, 2012 4:00pm PDT

Nadeo's TrackMania games traditionally ran under a free-to-play model of sorts but TrackMania 2 Canyon shook that up by simply charging a cover price, and it seemed ShootMania Storm would too. Not so. Nadeo's first FPS will in fact return to the old way, publisher Ubisoft an...


"Does anybody actually like this game? I mean I'm a huge fan of fps games, play quake 3, tribes ..."

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ShootMania Storm beta begins in July, lasts for one week

By Andrew Yoon, Jun 27, 2012 10:30am PDT

Have you registered for the ShootMania Storm beta yet? You best hurry, as registration will close in less than a week.


"Wait wait wait, they are going to beta test 7 modes in 7 days? WTF... did the publisher arrange ..."

- vortex6930 see all 2 comments

ShootMania Storm beta registration now open

By Andrew Yoon, May 23, 2012 11:15am PDT

Did our preview of ShootMania Storm pique your interest in the game? Nadeo's play-create-share shooter will have a beta, and applications are now open.


"Sure is weird to have only one weapon, given all the variety and customization in track mania games."

- vortex6930 see all 8 comments

ShootMania Storm preview

By Andrew Yoon, May 23, 2012 12:01am PDT

ShootMania is the FPS expansion of the ManiaPlanet universe, letting players play, create, and share their own maps and game types. While playing, I couldn't help but think back to the days of Unreal Tournament.


"Yeah I worded that badly. I meant stuff more like Quake and UT. Love Tribes: Ascend though"

- Mecha Tofu Pirate see all 12 comments

ShootMania Storm open beta due in 'the coming months'

By Alice O'Connor, Feb 17, 2012 2:15pm PST

Nadeo's bold vision for a bright future of user-generated content is about to enter its next phase, as the TrackMania developer prepares to launch an open beta for Shootmania Storm. Players will be able to build their own maps for the FPS.


"I hope they have fixed SLI support in their engine... it still doesn't work in Trackmania 2! :("

- Shadowdane see all 8 comments

TrackMania2 Canyon won't use Ubisoft DRM

By Jeff Mattas, Aug 12, 2011 6:00pm PDT

Ubisoft announces that their upcoming racer TrackMania2 Canyon won't utilize Ubisoft's notorious DRM.


"This disappoints me. The Stadium mode was by far the most popular mode wasn't it? Why would they ..."

- sebconn see all 6 comments

TrackMania2 Canyon release date & beta details

By Alice O'Connor, Aug 12, 2011 7:10am PDT

TrackMania 2 will launch on September 14 priced at $24.99. A multiplayer beta will open on August 17, guaranteeing places for pre-orders.


"Can't wait, I hope they release more environments at a steady pace :) "

- megarust32 see all 48 comments

Free TrackMania Nations Sequel Coming April 16

By Chris Faylor, Apr 04, 2008 10:57am PDT

The next entry in developer Nadeo's free arcade racing series TrackMania Nations (PC) will debut a free download on April 16 via its official site....


"Cool. The version I played was fun (don't remember which one it was)."

- Nixx2004 see all 48 comments