Colin McRae Rally (Windows)

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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 Windows Main menu (Polish version)
Colin McRae Rally Windows Replay mode
Colin McRae Rally Windows Replay mode
Colin McRae Rally Windows Pleasant times

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! Matthew Bailey (1140) 4.25 Stars4.25 Stars4.25 Stars4.25 Stars4.25 Stars
Rally game no longer state of the art Kasey Chang (3652) unrated

Critic Reviews

Game industry News (GiN) 2000 5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars 100
Svenska PC Gamer Nov, 1998 92 out of 100 92
Game Captain Oct 14, 1998 91 out of 100 91
Power Play Oct, 1998 87 out of 100 87
GameStar (Germany) Sep, 1998 87 out of 100 87
Gamezilla Aug 14, 2000 85 out of 100 85 1998 85 out of 100 85
PC Joker Sep, 1998 82 out of 100 82
GameSpot Mar 22, 2000 6.6 out of 10 66
Adrenaline Vault, The (AVault) May 31, 2000 2.5 Stars2.5 Stars2.5 Stars2.5 Stars2.5 Stars 50


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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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Matthew Bailey (1140) added Colin McRae Rally (Windows) on Jun 18, 2000
Other platforms contributed by Grant McLellan (544)