Game mode: single player
Multiplayer mode: local network / Internet
game language: English
game release date for PC:
TrackMania 2: Stadium is a racing game included in ManiaPlanet service. This production was developed by a French game developer Nadeo. The game develops on the mechanics used in TrackMania 2: Canyon and is tightly integrated into that title, however, at the same time this is a separate, standalone module.
The game takes stadium tracks from extremely popular TrackMania Nations Forever and recreates them on TrackMania 2 engine. The original game won sympathy of millions of people, so the developers took no risk of introducing any drastic changes, instead focusing mainly on adjustments. Among these there is much better graphics, with more details and advanced lighting effects. TrackMania 2: Stadium benefits from all features offered by ManiaPlanet platform, so fans were given access to latest social features and extensive map editor, which allows importing new 3D objects.
Gameplay mechanics are mostly unchanged. TrackMania 2: Stadium offers utterly arcade driving model which puts effectiveness and high speed over realism. The characteristic feature of the series are unusual tracks, full of twists and turns, which requires performing flashy acrobatics. The game offers both single player and multiplayer gameplay. At the same time, great emphasis was put on modding tools and social features. Users can create their own tracks and share them with other fans using ManiaPlanet service.
Game score 8.7 / 10 calculated out of 111 players' votes.
Expectations before the premiere: 8.5 / 10 calculated out of 51 players' votes.
PC / Windows
Recommended: Pentium 4 1.5 GHz, 1 GB RAM, graphic card 256 MB (GeForce 7800 or better), 1 GB HDD, Windows XP/Vista/7