Colin McRae Rally 2.0 is an all-new version of the popular rally video game based on the hit movie of the same name. The game is an open-world rally driving game following the story of the main character Colin McRae, an escape artist who becomes a rally driver after getting a hold of an old suitcase in a dustbin. The player takes control of the young Colin and competes in rallies across the world. The game covers many different environments and vehicles including four-wheel drive trucks, rally cars, dirt bikes, and boats. It can also be played in single player, and up to four players can join in on a race together.
Colin McRae Rally 2.0 has received a great reception from mainstream gaming media, with numerous reviews and awards from leading outlets. The game received rave reviews from PC Magazine and Gamespy, who awarded it a "perfect" rating. The game is not only a visually stunning recreation of rally racing, but is also an extremely interactive experience which offer both strategising and skill based play. Codemasters has worked hard to make the online racing experience as authentic as possible, and the game incorporates the real thrill of participating in live races. Each stage of the game is designed to test your racing skills and new cheat codes are added to increase your chances of winning.
Colin McRae Rally 2.0 offers users the option of playing the game using the Xbox Live Arcade version or the PlayStation 3 version. Both versions feature a high definition graphics mode, spectacular 3D effects, intense multiplayer modes, and a large number of rally courses to race on. Online players can race against each other or against the computer. The tracks are randomly generated, and players need to plan their racing strategies in order to win. Colin McRae Rally 2.0 promises to be another winner.