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Xpand Rally is a breathtaking game that gives you the true to life experience of driving powerful rally cars amidst photorealistic sceneries. Realistic weather effects, rolling hills, and animated scenery all add to game's visual perfection.
Release Date: Aug 24, 2006
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Xpand Rally is a breathtaking game that gives you the true to life experience of driving powerful rally cars amidst photorealistic sceneries. Realistic weather effects, rolling hills, and animated scenery all add to game's visual perfection. Xpand Rally also features highly detailed models of modern rally cars and handling physics developed with the help of rally sport professionals which further enhance the realism of driving experience.

Xpand Rally combines the best elements of Rally and Rally Cross racing in one unique gaming experience.

The game offers a career mode based on time trials during both individual races and World Championship Series which will satisfy traditional Rally fans. The Rally Cross fans won't be disappointed either - they can challenge several opponents in head to head racing during competitions based on real and fictitious race events.

Xpand Rally, as the only title on the market, brings the economy factor into a rally game. The player starts with a junk car and competes in races to earn money and acquire upgrades, repair damage, tweak performance and pay the race entry fees.

Along with the tuning-up, the car's condition affects its handling. Due to accurate damage system, it is highly dependent on the player's driving skills. The physical handling model is also influenced by car parts configuration and provides both authentic feel and joy of driving.

The interactive race track surroundings with enhanced game physics and the innovative approach to changing daytime and weather conditions, both influencing the car handling, are other hallmarks of Xpand Rally that distinguish it from other racing games.

For the first time among rally games Xpand Rally includes a complete set of easy-to-use editing tools enabling to create new tracks, cars or even game mods.

System Requirements

    Minimum System Requirements: Windows 98/ME/2000/XP, P III/AMD Athlon processor with 1.3 GHz, 256 MB RAM, Video card with, 64 MB, DX 8.0 compatible (GeForce 3 or ATI Radeon 9200), Sound card DX 8.0 compatible, 1 GB of free space on hard drive, DirectX 9.0c, 56k Modem (for Internet multiplayer mode)
Helpful customer reviews
10 of 12 people (83%) found this review helpful
62 products in account
3 reviews
1.9 hrs on record
Key features:

realistic driving, if chosen.

destructable cars.

customizability.

The game itself, in my opinion, is worth the price they are asking.

The only flaw is that you have to go into regedit or some registry program and edit it to make it playable, but it took me only about 2 minutes to do.

9/10
Posted: April 14th, 2014
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5 of 5 people (100%) found this review helpful
318 products in account
13 reviews
4.2 hrs on record
Brilliant game! Totally recommend this game to those who like racing and rally games!
Posted: June 11th, 2014
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4 of 4 people (100%) found this review helpful
5 products in account
2 reviews
2.8 hrs on record
I have only had this game for a few hours, and I have to say, I LOVE IT
I have not played alot of racing games before, but I feel this was a good start. I like the Firstperson aspect of it, and I love the drifting. The Ecinomical Aspect is also very nice. The engine for the game is amazing! Realistic steering, drifting, and perspective!
Last but not least, GREAT GAME for the price!!!! If you like racing games or interested in starting, Buy this!!!
10/10
Posted: July 3rd, 2014
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4 of 5 people (80%) found this review helpful
36 products in account
2 reviews
1.3 hrs on record
This is a great Rally game. Lots of options to tweak your rides, but also lots of preconf stuff to get you racing from the start.
Posted: May 22nd, 2014
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2 of 2 people (100%) found this review helpful
15 products in account
5 reviews
11.0 hrs on record
Fun game when you have nothing to do.
Posted: June 26th, 2014
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24 of 27 people (89%) found this review helpful
274 products in account
26 reviews
28.6 hrs on record
I'll admit that rally games are my guilty pleasure. Most feature mushy controls, daft physics or ridiculously undamageable cars. this has none of those. The controls are crisp, the physics moderately good, and cars which will fly apart satisfyingly when you ram into a building or errant rock. The career feature is quite well done, leaving you to decide which cars to buy to win certain races. It does have relatively few maps (4 maybe?), but a lot of variety of tracks round them keep things moderately interesting. Stability-wise, there were very few glitches (I can count them on one hand, after months of play). The car addons actually feel like they're making a difference, and strategic part and tyre-selection can make an impossible stage remarkably enjoyable.

The games's only main downside is the repetitiveness. Only four 'areas', means you get to race the same track over and over in different directions and different combinations of bits. The openness of the career path does also lead to you making bad choices when purchasing cars and add-ons from time to time. That means you must race the same race 10x in a row to get the money to afford the thing you should have bought instead. The only other small downside is the micro-stutter which occurs when a texture or sound is first loaded. That can cause you to spin out, or miss a corner (e.g. when the game first loads the copilot voice for that corner). A quick reload, and it doesn't happen there again. Other than these small ♥♥♥♥les, the game is notably bug and hassle-free.

I recommend anyone who likes Rally games to play this.. It's got satisfaction value in spades, and while it's not as polished as Colin Macrae, I think in some areas it beats it (blasphemy!!) :-)
Posted: February 5th, 2014
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