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TrackMania 2: Canyon (Windows)

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MobyRank
100 point score based on reviews from various critics.
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5 point score based on user ratings.

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Our Users Say

Category Description MobyScore
Gameplay How well the game mechanics work (player controls, game action, interface, etc.) 4.0
Graphics The quality of the art, or the quality/speed of the drawing routines 4.0
Personal Slant How much you personally like the game, regardless of other attributes 3.5
Sound / Music The quality of the sound effects and/or music composition 4.0
Story / Presentation The main creative ideas in the game and how well they're executed 4.0
Overall MobyScore (2 votes) 3.8


The Press Says

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90
Eurogamer.net (UK)
As a ghosted time-trial racer where collisions are non-existent, the struggle is internal and the other racers are members of an audience you perform for, there to silently goad and encourage you into going further. The warmth of the game comes from a community effort, huddling together as the season turns cold, in order to see everyone realise their own potential. That's something in danger of being lost in an online world of tea-bagging, one-upmanship and rabid abuse - and it's something worth staying in for as the evenings draw in.
90
Ironhammers
Trackmania 2: Canyon is altogether a package that manages to add to and improve the recipe, without making the resulting taste so different that I want to spit it out. In fact, it tastes a whole lot nicer. It’s an amazing racer, that anybody can pick up and enjoy. You can also spend hours upon hours perfecting every track, achieving lap times that others deem impossible. When you jump into a server with a group of friends, there is simply no other racing game available that can provide such an exciting and enjoyable experience. Add in an endless supply of user-generated content, and you’ve got something that’ll last for years to come.
90
Splitkick
There’s a moment that transpires while playing TrackMania 2: Canyon. You’ll be sitting there getting irritated by its poorly designed menu system, frustrated when trying to figure out how to race against your friends and use other touted features. Then all the sudden, you’re having the unblinking time of your life without really knowing what changed. It may play the sound of screeching tires on dirt roads, but TrackMania 2 is the clearest example of sticking with a simple idea, making it infinitely replayable, and most importantly, supremely enjoyable.
86
GameStar (Germany)
Ein erschrockener Blick auf die Uhr ist das beste Zeichen dafür, wie sehr mich ein Spiel an den Monitor zu fesseln vermag. Weil Trackmania 2 die Tugenden der grandiosen Vorgänger konsequent weiterentwickelt. Der kurzweilige Spaß, das motivierende Ausprobieren, Scheitern und erneute Ausprobieren, das nervenzerfetzende Rasen um Millisekunden und vor allem der zwar fummelige, aber mächtige Streckeneditor. All das vereint Nadeo zu einem Rundum-Sorglos-Paket, das mich dank der genial integrierten Fangemeinde für Monate motiviert. Und enorm heiß macht auf Shootmania und Questmania.
84
PC Gameplay (Benelux)
De TrackMania formule is nog altijd even verslavend als voorheen. Zodra je je online waagt mag je je nachtrust vaarwel zeggen. Alleen spijtig dat er voorlopig slechts één omgeving beschikbaar is.
80
GameSpy
TrackMania 2: Canyon builds on the series' basic but aggressively addictive racing formula without hamstringing its newcomer-friendliness or sacrificing the over-the-top vibe of its zany track designs.Highly recommended for fans of adrenaline racing.
80
Gamereactor (Sweden)
Den osnutna Lego-fantasten som jag inledde texten med hade varit förtjust. Att spela Trackmania 2: Canyon är som att byta ut den där lådan under sängen mot en i storlek motsvarandes Joakim von Ankas pengabinge. Och oavsett om man vill bygga med bitarna eller leka med dem så har man fantastiskt roligt.
76
PC Games (Germany)
Die Rennen auf Zeit fesseln durch wahnwitziges Streckendesign, schöne Lichteffekte und ein verändertes Driftverhalten im Arcade-Stil. Außerdem kommt die pfeilschnelle Optik selbst auf etwas älteren Rechnern gut zur Geltung und vermittelt ein ordentliches Geschwindigkeitsgefühl. Leider gibt es keine echten Rennen mit Gegnerkollisionen und die mitgelieferte Auswahl an Strecken lässt zu wünschen übrig. Das dürfte Trackmania-Fans aber kaum stören, zumal die enthaltenen Editoren diesmal um ein (gut verstecktes) Skript-Werkzeug erweitert wurden. Damit lassen sich Tools programmieren, beispielsweise zur automatischen Terrainplatzierung auf eigenen Strecken.