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Colin McRae Rally

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Description

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.

Screenshots

Colin McRae Rally PlayStation Light and dust effects look very good
Colin McRae Rally Windows Arrows are really useful.
Colin McRae Rally PlayStation Another shot from the intro
Colin McRae Rally PlayStation You can wash you car for free though

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)

The Press Says

Game industry News (GiN) Windows 2000 5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars 100
Game Captain Windows Oct 14, 1998 91 out of 100 91
PSM PlayStation Mar, 2000 4.5 out of 5 90
Edge PlayStation Jul 17, 1998 9 out of 10 90
PC Games (Germany) Windows Sep 02, 1998 87 out of 100 87
Power Play Windows Oct, 1998 87 out of 100 87
Absolute Playstation PlayStation Mar, 2000 86 out of 100 86
IGN Windows May 05, 2000 6.7 out of 10 67
GameSpot Windows Mar 22, 2000 6.6 out of 10 66
Adrenaline Vault, The (AVault) Windows May 31, 2000 2.5 Stars2.5 Stars2.5 Stars2.5 Stars2.5 Stars 50

Forums

Topic # Posts Last Post
PS Screenshots 3 GTramp (41319)
Feb 21, 2011

Trivia

Sales

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.

Awards

  • 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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Contributed to by Grant McLellan (544) and Matthew Bailey (1143)