DescriptionWRC World Rally Championship is a rally game that features licensed FIA cars, tracks, and drivers of the 2001 racing season. While the game has full single and multiplayer options, most of the play centers around a detailed career mode where an entire racing season can be experienced.
To start, the game allows the selection of a professional rally car (from a set of 7) and a driver. Selecting a driver also includes the co-driver/navigator that assists during the actual races. Playing an actual season involves completing 14 events in the game's 80+ tracks. Each track matches its real world counterpart and rendered in accurate terrain and weather detail - asphalt to dirt roads to rocky trails.
In addition to the normal driving controls and feedback common to most racing games, the game adds a simple car damage system that not only affects the visual appearance (muddied paint, busted lights) of the vehicles but also the gameplay. A particularly brutal race for instance, might leave the car listing and handling poorly towards the end of the event.
Two players can compete in a time-based competition.
- "WRC: World Rally Championship" -- Japanese title
Part of the Following Groups
- Automobile: Ford Focus
- Automobile: Mitsubishi Lancer
- Automobile: Peugeot 206
- Automobile: Subaru Impreza
- FIA WRC licensees
- PlayStation 2 Platinum Range releases
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The Press Says
|PSX Extreme||Apr 03, 2002||9.3 out of 10||93|
|Gaming Target||Jun 10, 2002||9 out of 10||90|
|Digital Press - Classic Video Games||Dec 10, 2003||9 out of 10||90|
|Peliplaneetta.net||Dec 12, 2001||88 out of 100||88|
|GameZone||Apr 06, 2002||8.5 out of 10||85|
|GameSpot||Mar 29, 2002||8.5 out of 10||85|
|GamePro (US)||Mar 22, 2002||4 out of 5||80|
|Super Play||Dec, 2001||8 out of 10||80|
|Jeuxvideo.com||Nov 21, 2001||15 out of 20||75|
|Adrenaline Vault, The (AVault)||Apr 18, 2002||60|
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- IGCD Internet Game Cars Database (Game page on IGCD, a database that tries to archive vehicles found in video games.)