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Colin McRae Rally
Ridin' dirty
by Mark Brown 27/6/2013
Product: Colin McRae Rally
Publisher: Codemasters
Format: Android, iPhone, iPad
Genre: Arcade, Racing, Retro
Players: 1
Version: Europe
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The Colin McRae Rally games have always had a superb racing system. No one will deny that. But the presentation and focus of the series has certainly shifted in recent years.

What was once a serious rally sim for geeks with expensive steering wheel peripherals has become gaudy and brash - Americanised, if you'll forgive the stereotype.

DiRT 2, especially, felt almost sacrilegious for using the late rally driver's name. It turned a prestigious sport into a brainless festival hoedown, and carried an obnoxious interactive ad campaign that had you inking tattoos onto boobs. ...
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Colin McRae Rally is a fine racer, but it's sorely let down by some forgotten modes and features, and those seriously outdated visuals
Audio/visual: 7
Gameplay: 8
Value: 7
Innovation: 7
Overall: 7
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