IRVINE, CALIFORNIA — MARCH 17, 2009 — Atlus U.S.A., Inc. today announced that TrackMania DS, the portable version of the highly-popular stunt racing franchise, is now shipping to stores across North America. With over 100 high-flying, heart-pounding courses to master, a robust track design system, and extensive multiplayer functionality, TrackMania DS offers genre fans the total racing package.

“We’re very excited to put TrackMania DS’s unique blend of fast-paced racing action and open-ended custom track creation into the hands of racing game fans,” beamed Aram Jabbari, Manager of PR and Sales for Atlus. “Unlike other racing games, the excitement in TrackMania DS continues long after the included stages are completed, due to the powerful track editor that ships with the game. Thank goodness nothing else releases today, so that TrackMania DS can get everyone’s full and undivided attention,” he said as a nervous, awkward silence fell upon the gathered press. “Wait, is something else coming out today?”

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