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The fifth iteration of the rally racing game inspired by the "Flying Scotsman". Choose from over 30 car models. The detail and physics are improved, and more playing modes are available, including a new around-the-world career mode. Weather conditions and rally courses can both be customized. Network play supports up to eight players with split-screen. As always, the menu design is clean, and the tracks are dirty!


Colin McRae Rally 2005 Windows Toyota Celica in snowy Sweden.
Colin McRae Rally 2005 Windows VW Beetle in dusty USA.
Colin McRae Rally 2005 Windows Lancia Integral
Colin McRae Rally 2005 Windows More cars can be unlocked by winning races.

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Alternate Titles

  • "科林麦克雷拉力2005" -- Chinese spelling (simplified)
  • "Colin McRae Rally Mac" -- Macintosh title

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User Reviews

On road, off road.. whatever you can drive through, CMR delivers it Windows Andy Voss (1851)

Critic Reviews

IGN Xbox Sep 30, 2004 9.1 out of 10 91
Game Informer Magazine Xbox Oct, 2004 8.5 out of 10 85
MS Xbox World Xbox Oct 06, 2004 8.5 out of 10 85 PlayStation 2 Oct 03, 2004 84 out of 100 84
Game Informer Magazine Xbox Oct, 2004 8.25 out of 10 82
Gameplay (Benelux) Windows Nov, 2004 81 out of 100 81
Game Reality Xbox Oct 23, 2004 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
Deaf Gamers Xbox 2004 8 out of 10 80 PlayStation 2 Oct 05, 2004 77 out of 100 77
Imperium Gier PlayStation 2 Feb 07, 2005 7.1 out of 10 71


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  • Macworld
    • 2008 - Runner up in the "Entertainment Product of the Year" category

Related Web Sites

  • Colin McRae Rally 2005 (The official Codemasters game website)
  • Official Webpage (Mac) (The official product page for the Mac version of Colin McRae Rally on the publisher's website, which provides an overview of the cars, driving conditions, and damage system within the game, as well as a set of trailers, a five page biography of racer Colin McRae, a pair of desktop wallpapers, a demo, and ordering information, among other such things.)
  • Off the Beaten Path (An Apple Games article about the Mac version of Colin McRae Rally (May, 2005).)
Contributed to by Andy Voss (1851) and Kabushi (191735)