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Richard Burns Rally

MobyRank MobyScore
Gizmondo
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1.9
PlayStation 2
75
3.5
Xbox
70
3.0
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Description

Licensed by the late 2001 World Rally Champion, Richard Burns, this rally game tries to find a niche by adding more depth and realism to the racing experience. This is reflected in the car handling, the influence of the weather and the endless tweaking of the car set-up. There are eight officially licensed cars to choose from, with familiar names such as the Subaru Impreza, Citroen Xsara, Peugeot 206, Mitsubishi Lancer Evo and Toyota Corolla, but you need to unlock them by finishing school lessons, winning a rally or making it to the end of a season.

Next to the usual training, quick races, rally seasons and multiplayer mode (only 4-player 'hot-seat'), you can test your skills in the Richard Burns Challenge, a time trial mode in which get the chance to go head to head with Burns himself. There are 36 stages in total, divided over six countries. The in-game music has been produced by Paul Oakenfold, Andy Hunter, Pepe Deluxe and the Plump DJs.

Screenshots

Richard Burns Rally Windows My engine is burning. Not a good condition to continue the game.
Richard Burns Rally Windows Exterior View of the Impreza.
Richard Burns Rally Windows Who needs doors?
Richard Burns Rally Windows In the rally school you learn how to drive.

Alternate Titles

  • "理查德·伯恩斯拉力赛" -- Chinese spelling (simplified)
  • "RBR" -- Common abbreviation
  • "Rally7" -- Working title

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User Reviews

Love letter to the developers of this rally game PlayStation 2 Greek Bastard (18)
Unmatched Rally Simulation Windows cosmo ruski (45)

The Press Says

Gamezone (Germany) Xbox Jul 07, 2004 9 out of 10 90
Gry OnLine Windows Nov 18, 2004 83 out of 100 83
PC Powerplay Windows Jun, 2006 83 out of 100 83
Gamesmania Windows Jul 13, 2004 82 out of 100 82
Génération 4 Windows Sep, 2004 81 out of 100 81
GameStar (Germany) Windows Sep, 2004 81 out of 100 81
4Players.de PlayStation 2 Sep 12, 2004 80 out of 100 80
4Players.de Xbox Sep 12, 2004 80 out of 100 80
Gamekult Windows Sep 06, 2004 8 out of 10 80
4Players.de Windows Sep 12, 2004 80 out of 100 80

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Trivia

A GameCube version of this game was developed too, but it was cancelled halfway though the project due to the bad sales figure GameCube games where showing.

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