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 Excitebike 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. Excitebots features animal-themed robot vehicles. The game can be bought packaged with or without the Wii Wheel. Nintendo Australia's Managing Director, Rose Lappin has said that Excitebots will not be seeing an Australian release "due to lack of interest." The game was never released outside North America.
Excitebots features short minigames during racing, such as pie throwing, bowling and soccer. The game keeps track of in-game achievements and scores.
Excitebots is controlled with the Wii remote horizontally or optionally with the Wii Wheel. Most of the games are played on courses large in size with many opportunities to take meandering paths. The 25 different courses offered are modeled after real locations on Earth. Because of the size of each course, most races are two laps long and offer opportunities to gain massive...