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The fifth iteration of the rally racing game inspired by the "Flying Scotsman". Choose from over 30 car models. The detail and physics are improved, and more playing modes are available, including a new around-the-world career mode. Weather conditions and rally courses can both be customized. Network play supports up to eight players with split-screen. As always, the menu design is clean, and the tracks are dirty!


Colin McRae Rally 2005 Windows You start career with VW Polo
Colin McRae Rally 2005 Windows Super Specials are still available.
Colin McRae Rally 2005 Windows Rallying in Japan.
Colin McRae Rally 2005 Windows Mitsubishi Lancer.

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Alternate Titles

  • "科林麦克雷拉力2005" -- Simplified Chinese spelling
  • "Colin McRae Rally Mac" -- Macintosh title

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User Reviews

On road, off road.. whatever you can drive through, CMR delivers it Windows Andy Voss (1876)

Critic Reviews

IGN Windows Nov 19, 2004 9.1 out of 10 91 Xbox Aug 01, 2005 9 out of 10 90 PlayStation 2 Feb 21, 2005 90 out of 100 90
Game Informer Magazine Xbox Oct, 2004 8.5 out of 10 85
MS Xbox World Xbox Oct 06, 2004 8.5 out of 10 85
Imperium Gier Windows Dec 03, 2004 8.4 out of 10 84
GameSpot PlayStation 2 Nov 15, 2004 8.3 out of 10 83
Gameplay (Benelux) Windows Oct 30, 2004 81 out of 100 81 Windows Nov 11, 2004 79 out of 100 79
Super Play (Sweden) PlayStation 2 Sep, 2004 3 out of 10 30


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  • Macworld
    • 2008 - Runner up in the "Entertainment Product of the Year" category

Related Web Sites

  • Colin McRae Rally 2005 (The official Codemasters game website)
  • Official Webpage (Mac) (The official product page for the Mac version of Colin McRae Rally on the publisher's website, which provides an overview of the cars, driving conditions, and damage system within the game, as well as a set of trailers, a five page biography of racer Colin McRae, a pair of desktop wallpapers, a demo, and ordering information, among other such things.)
  • Off the Beaten Path (An Apple Games article about the Mac version of Colin McRae Rally (May, 2005).)
Contributed to by Andy Voss (1876) and Kabushi (243285)