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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 We're in Sweden, there's a lot of snow & ice here
Colin McRae Rally Windows First test in rally school
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 Rally school

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

Super Play PlayStation Aug, 1998 93 out of 100 93
Absolute Playstation PlayStation Mar, 2000 90 out of 100 90
IGN PlayStation Feb 22, 2000 9 out of 10 90
Gry OnLine Windows Feb 28, 2001 87 out of 100 87
Power Play Windows Oct, 1998 87 out of 100 87
GameStar (Germany) Windows Sep, 1998 87 out of 100 87
PC Joker Windows Sep, 1998 82 out of 100 82
Gameplay (Benelux) Windows Oct, 1998 78 out of 100 78
IGN Windows May 05, 2000 6.7 out of 10 67
Adrenaline Vault, The (AVault) Windows May 31, 2000 2.5 Stars2.5 Stars2.5 Stars2.5 Stars2.5 Stars 50


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Feb 21, 2011



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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