GameZone writes: "Lightning-fast racing games are rarely made for the Nintendo DS. In fact, the last one was released on … Hmm, come to think of it, the DS might be without any such racer. It's a shame too, because when you consider that this handheld is essentially a portable, touch-based version of the Nintendo 64, there's no reason why racing developers shouldn't be all over it.
That alone could help TrackMania shine on its March 17 release, but that's not the only reason it'll turn heads. Developed by Firebrand Games, TrackMania is a time-trial racing game with outrageous track designs (think F-Zero with much more detail and a greater challenge). Forget the boxy cars, plain architecture and slow speeds of other DS racers – this is the real deal".