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Colin McRae Rally (Windows)

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Description

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.

Screenshots

Colin McRae Rally Windows Getting ready to go.
Colin McRae Rally Windows First test in rally school
Colin McRae Rally Windows Replay mode
Colin McRae Rally Windows Rally school menu (Polish version)

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 (1143) 4.25 Stars4.25 Stars4.25 Stars4.25 Stars4.25 Stars
Rally game no longer state of the art Kasey Chang (3653) unrated

The Press Says

Game Captain Oct 14, 1998 91 out of 100 91
Edge Jul 17, 1998 9 out of 10 90
Imperium Gier Aug 17, 2000 8.8 out of 10 88
GameStar (Germany) Sep, 1998 87 out of 100 87
Gry OnLine Feb 28, 2001 87 out of 100 87
Power Play Oct, 1998 87 out of 100 87
Gamezilla Aug 14, 2000 85 out of 100 85
Attack Games Dec, 1998 8 out of 10 80
IGN May 05, 2000 6.7 out of 10 67
Adrenaline Vault, The (AVault) May 31, 2000 2.5 Stars2.5 Stars2.5 Stars2.5 Stars2.5 Stars 50

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Feb 21, 2011

Trivia

Sales

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.

Awards

  • 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 (1143) added Colin McRae Rally (Windows) on Jun 18, 2000
Other platforms contributed by Grant McLellan (545)