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 Toyota Corolla in Greece Super Special
Colin McRae Rally PlayStation Grassy plains and slopes of New Zealand
Colin McRae Rally PlayStation Welcome to Australia. Btw, behind-the-wheel view was very cool for the time
Colin McRae Rally Windows Main menu (Polish version)

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 Captain Windows Oct 14, 1998 91 out of 100 91
Absolute Playstation PlayStation Mar, 2000 90 out of 100 90
IGN PlayStation Feb 22, 2000 9 out of 10 90
PSM PlayStation Mar, 2000 4.5 out of 5 90
Imperium Gier Windows Aug 17, 2000 8.8 out of 10 88
Gry OnLine Windows Feb 28, 2001 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
GameSpot Windows Mar 22, 2000 6.6 out of 10 66
GameSpot PlayStation Feb 18, 2000 5.6 out of 10 56

Forums

Topic # Posts Last Post
PS Screenshots 3 GTramp (42803)
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)