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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 Another lesson is a real rally stage, though a very simple one. What I particularly like about this game is the way direction arrows appear on the screen, very convenient
Colin McRae Rally PlayStation Another shot from the intro
Colin McRae Rally PlayStation Title screen with legal stuff
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 (3654)

The Press Says

Super Play PlayStation Aug, 1998 93 out of 100 93
Game Captain Windows Oct 14, 1998 91 out of 100 91
Edge Windows Jul 17, 1998 9 out of 10 90
IGN PlayStation Feb 22, 2000 9 out of 10 90
GameStar (Germany) Windows Sep, 1998 87 out of 100 87
PC Games (Germany) Windows Sep 02, 1998 87 out of 100 87
Gamesmania Windows 1998 85 out of 100 85
PC Joker Windows Sep, 1998 82 out of 100 82
Attack Games Windows Dec, 1998 8 out of 10 80
PC Gameplay (Benelux) Windows Oct, 1998 78 out of 100 78


Topic # Posts Last Post
PS Screenshots 3 GTramp (31553)
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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Contributed to by Grant McLellan (545) and Matthew Bailey (1143)