FORMATS: PlayStation 2, XboxRELEASE: Autumn 2004DEVELOPER: CodemastersWEBSITE: http://www.codemasters.co.uk/colinmcrae2005Colin McRae Rally 2005 is McRae's drive of the year and it's coming with an engine-burning roar to PlayStation 2 and Xbox this autumn, taking the leading rally game brand online for up to 8 players on both PlayStation 2 and Xbox.The steering wheel-gripping heart of Colin McRae Rally 2005 is the all-new Career Challenge, which takes players through a full professional rally career, driving the most diverse selection of rally cars. An incredible 23 individual rally events provide a personal challenge with real progression and rewards through a non-linear series of Challenges, Cups, SuperCups, Shields and Championships as you earn the right to complete with the very best.Launch your career as a privateer but take the lead and progress onto more powerful cars, taking part tests to win further upgrades. Through the 23 events, drivers will be pummelled through a staggering 300+ stages driving cars from 4-wheel drive, 2-wheel drive, 4-wheel Classics, Super 2-wheel, Rear Wheel, Distinctive and 4x4 classics. Beyond the Career Challenge, there's a toy box of rally-fuelled adrenaline racing gaming with its 4WD Championship, Rally, Stages and Online gaming modes.And just when you thought a McRae game couldn't offer more detail or visual splendour, the game's development team is cramming it in: the new bonnet-cam and an improved chase cam gives a real sensation of speed and undulation. Enhanced damage and scenery visuals include new individual damage models for each car and should you crash into a tree, it'll shudder and even drop leaves!With its perfect car handling and superbly designed stages, Colin McRae Rally 2005 is set to be the most complete and rewarding rally experience when it launches this autumn for PlayStation 2 and Xbox, complete with online play on both formats.The #1 rally game goes online for up to 8 players on PlayStation 2 and Xbox with more cars, more stages, and new challengesDrive the most diverse selection of cars through new, non-linear Career Challenge with 23 individual rally events and over 300+ stages.30+ featured cars include the Volkswagen Golf MK5, Toyota Celica VVTLi, Lancia Stratos, Alfa Romeo 147 GTA, Alfetta GTV Turbodelta, Mitsubishi Lancer Evo VIII, Peugeot 206, 205 T16 Evo2 and the distinctive VW Beetle RSi!9 international locations (new German rally joins events through UK, Sweden, USA, Finland, Australia, Spain, Greece, and Japan), in Rally game mode, each with 8 stages. Large, animated spectator crowds cheer you on through the stages.Incredible detail: An individual damage model for each car - right down to paintwork scrapes and a 'dazed' visual effect as you recover from a crash. Realistic collision reactions include bending and breaking posts and look for out for potholes, loose rocks and other on-stage hazards.
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