Colin McRae Rally races onto iOS

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Colin McRae Rally races onto iOS

Colin McRae Rally looks pretty on iOS, especially on Retina-enhanced screens.

(Credit: Screenshot by Rick Broida/CNET)

Codemasters’ Colin McRae Rally holds a special place in the pantheon of racing games, earning legions of fans for its realistic simulation of breakneck rally racing.

If you’re among those fans, or you just like a good high-speed race against the clock, you’ll be glad to know Colin McRae Rally is now available for iOS.

CMR is all about off-road sprints, where you’re effectively trying to beat the clock in order to unlock additional cars and stages. The game has 30 of the latter but only four cars, and in championship mode you must repeatedly finish “first” (again, based on time) in order to unlock anything other than the Ford Focus.

The stages take place in Australia, Greece, and Corsica, which give you a blend of asphalt, dirt, or both. Obviously your car will handle differently depending on the type of road, which is part of the challenge.

I played CMR on both an iPhone 4S and an iPad 3. Unsurprisingly, the latter afforded a much better experience; racing games and small screens are a poor match, in my humble opinion.

But even on an iPad, the game can prove frustrat… [Read more]

Colin McRae Rally races onto iOS

Colin McRae Rally races onto iOS

 

Colin McRae Rally races onto iOS

 

Colin McRae Rally races onto iOS

 

Colin McRae Rally races onto iOS

 

Colin McRae Rally races onto iOS

Colin McRae Rally races onto iOS

Colin McRae Rally races onto iOS

Colin McRae Rally races onto iOS

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