|Excitebots: Trick Racing|
|Mode(s)||Single player, Multiplayer|
|Preceded by||Excite Truck|
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Excitebots: Trick Racing is a racing video game published by Nintendo for the Wii video game console. It was developed by Monster Games, is the fourth game in the Excite series, and is the sequel to Excite Truck. Excitebots was unveiled in a release list from Nintendo of America on February 26, 2009. It was released on April 20, 2009 in North America and June 12, 2009 in Japan. Excitebots features animal-themed vehicles. The game can be bought packaged with or without the Wii Wheel.
Excitebots features short minigames during racing, such as pie throwing, bowling and soccer. The game keeps track of in-game achievements and scores.
Excitebots features six-player online multiplayer via the Nintendo Wi-Fi Connection as well as local, split-screen 2-player racing. Gameplay modes include six-player races, as well as alternative games like poker which can be played anonymously or with friends using Nintendo's Friend Code system. In addition to this, players are able to place bets on themselves with in-game tokens. These can be exchanged for unlockable items such as new paint schemes, statues and other various items. Excitebots does not support Wii Speak or the ability to play custom music from an SD card.