Colin McRae Rally

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From the makers of Touring Car Championship comes Colin McRae Rally, a rally title hoping to knock V-Rally over.

Codemasters has included an collection of fifty two tracks set over five countries including Greece, United Kingdom, Sweden and Australia.

Colin McRae Rally also offers a selection of eight Rally vehicles with 4WD and 2WD vehicles. The game also offers a number of game modes including Championship, Rally, Time Trial, Rally School (learn the ropes from Colin McRae himself) and a two player mode.


Colin McRae Rally PlayStation Grassy plains and slopes of New Zealand
Colin McRae Rally PlayStation Another shot from the intro
Colin McRae Rally PlayStation England Rally is one of my favorites in every CMR Rally game, it's usually a mixture of forest, some green hills and tarmac high-speed sections. Well, no green hills in this game! It's snowtime again.
Colin McRae Rally PlayStation Game title

Alternate Titles

  • "科林麦克雷拉力" -- Chinese spelling (simplified)
  • "Colin McRae the Rally" -- Japanese title
  • "コリン・マクレー ザ・ラリー" -- Japanese spelling

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User Reviews

Great in it's time but it is out 2 years late! Windows Matthew Bailey (1143)
Rally game no longer state of the art Windows Kasey Chang (3652)

Critic Reviews

Game industry News (GiN) Windows 2000 5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars 100
Video Games PlayStation Jun, 1998 91 out of 100 91
Power Unlimited PlayStation Jul, 1998 9 out of 10 90
IGN PlayStation Feb 22, 2000 9 out of 10 90
Edge PlayStation Jul 17, 1998 9 out of 10 90
GameStar (Germany) Windows Sep, 1998 87 out of 100 87
PC Joker Windows Sep, 1998 82 out of 100 82
Attack Games Windows Dec, 1998 8 out of 10 80
Gameplay (Benelux) Windows Oct, 1998 78 out of 100 78
GameSpot PlayStation Feb 18, 2000 5.6 out of 10 56


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In 1999, Colin McRae Rally (PlayStation) won the Gold-Award from the German VUD (Verband der Unterhaltungssoftware Deutschland - Entertainment Software Association Germany) for selling more then 100,000 (but less then 200,000) units in Germany, Austria and Switzerland.


  • GameStar (Germany)
    • Issue 12/1999 - #91 in the "100 Most Important PC Games of the Nineties" ranking
  • Verband der Unterhaltungssoftware Deutschland
    • 1999 - Gold Award
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