OverviewNadeo, founded in 2000, is a French development company based in Issy-les-Moulineaux, Paris, France. Since the release of the Stunts-like racing game TrackMania in 2003, they have been focusing mainly on follow-ups within the same franchise, with notable releases such as TrackMania Sunrise (2005), TrackMania Nations ESWC (2006), TrackMania United (2006), TrackMania Nations Forever (2008) and TrackMania United Forever (2008). They experimented with different paying models, even giving away some versions with online play for free. A competitive racing scene was formed around the titles. In 2008 the studio's first hand-held game was released: TrackMania DS.
They also developed six more games in the Virtual Skipper yacht simulation series, starting with Virtual Skipper 2 in 2002.
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