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Richard Burns Rally

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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.

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Richard Burns Rally Windows In the rally school you learn how to drive.
Richard Burns Rally Windows Driving in the US.
Richard Burns Rally Windows Looks easy.
Richard Burns Rally Windows Who just wants to drive, can skip these things.

Alternate Titles

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

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The Press Says

Gamezone (Germany) Xbox Jul 07, 2004 9 out of 10 90
Gamesmania Xbox Jul 13, 2004 82 out of 100 82
JeuxVideoPC.com Windows Sep 28, 2004 16 out of 20 80
4Players.de PlayStation 2 Sep 12, 2004 80 out of 100 80
4Players.de Xbox Sep 12, 2004 80 out of 100 80
Joystick (French) Windows Sep, 2004 7 out of 10 70
Gamekult PlayStation 2 Jul 16, 2004 7 out of 10 70
Jeuxvideo.com PlayStation 2 Jul 08, 2004 11 out of 20 55
Jeuxvideo.com Xbox Jul 09, 2004 11 out of 20 55
GameCell UK Xbox 2004 4 out of 10 40

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Trivia

This game is a descendant to the Rally Championship series of games. Before it was licensed as "Richard Burns", the internal development name for this game was simply Rally7, as in Rally Championship 7.

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