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Power Drifting: The Rally Game Podcast
By Tom Charnock & Mike Phelan
A podcast about rally video games, presented by two hosts who don't know much about real life rally, but have played more rally games than is healthy.
Where to listen
Service Area: August 2021
In the first of our Service Area rally gaming news roundup episodes, Tom and Mike discuss: Art of Rally hits consoles Rush Rally Origins from @RushRally Super Woden GP from @ViJuDaGD Over Jump from @OverJumpRally Dirt 5 DLC WRC 10's imminent release
August 22, 2021
Bonus Stage: Multi Racing Championship
Tom goes back to 1997 to take a look at Genki/Imagineer/Ocean's N64 rally-lite arcade racer, Multi Racing Championship.
August 18, 2021
SS13: Sega Rally 2
Tom and Mike go back to the turn of the century to sample Sega's Model 3, Dreamcast and Windows rally sequel, Sega Rally 2.
March 28, 2021
Bonus Stage: Art of Rally
Tom revisits Art of Rally now the final game is available, and discovers it is every bit the masterpiece it promised to be.
February 28, 2021
SS12: V-Rally 4
Tom and Mike revisit Kylotonn's 2018 resurrection of the long-dormant V-Rally franchise.
February 22, 2021
Bonus Stage: Rage Rally
Tom takes a look at the very bare bones 2002 PC rally title, Rage Rally.
February 19, 2021
SS11: Colin McRae Rally
Tom and Mike discuss the PlayStation and PC game that re-redefined rally video games after Sega Rally - the legendary Codemasters masterpiece of code, Colin McRae Rally.
January 31, 2021
Bonus Stage: Tommi Mäkinen Rally
Oh boy. This is a stinker. Join us as we take a look at this car crash of a rally title on the original PlayStation.
January 14, 2021
Tom and Mike sink their hands through the mud and dirt, and get down to the layer of gravel beneath.
January 10, 2021
SS9: DiRT 5
Tom and Mike buckle up and tackle Codemasters' latest off road racing offering - DiRT 5.
December 9, 2020
SS8: Mobil 1 Rally Championship
Tom and Mike enter the simulation to discuss 1999's hottest PC rally experience, Mobil 1 Rally Championship.
November 19, 2020
Bonus Stage: WRC on PS VITA
Tom takes a nostalgic trip down to the PS Vita paddock, looking at WRC 3, WRC 4 and WRC on Sony's underrated handheld.
October 22, 2020
SS7: WRC 9
Tom and Mike take a look at the latest in the official World Rally Championship series from Kylotonn - WRC9.
October 18, 2020
Bonus Stage: Top Gear Rally
Tom takes another trip back to the N64 to look at Kemco's Top Gear Rally.
June 19, 2020
SS6: Super Pixel Racers
Tom and Mike take a walk on the sprite side of life, and delve into the latest rally title to hit the Nintendo Switch - Super Pixel Racers.
May 16, 2020
SS5: DiRT Rally
Tom and Mike chat about Codemasters' punishing new direction for their rally series - DiRT Rally.
April 22, 2020
Bonus Stage: Art of Rally (demo)
Tom takes a look at the demo for Art of Rally, an upcoming top-down arcade rally title from Funselektor Labs.
April 5, 2020
Bonus Stage: Rally Challenge 2000
In this Bonus Stage, Tom looks at the NTSC-only N64 rally title from Genki/Imagineer and Xicat Interactive - Rally Challenge 2000.
March 28, 2020
SS4: RalliSport Challenge 2
The best rally game on the original Xbox gets a damn good thrashing on this episode of Power Drifting!
March 10, 2020
Bonus Stage: Michelin Rally Masters - Race of Champions
Tom takes a look at the 2000 PlayStation title Rally Masters, developed by DICE and published by Infogrames.
March 2, 2020
SS3: V-Rally 2
Buckle up as we head back to the turn of the century and tackle the PlayStation, Dreamcast and PC follow up to 1997's V-Rally...it's V-Rally 2!
February 22, 2020
Bonus Stage: WRC Arcade
Tom takes a look at this fairly late PlayStation release - the only game on the platform with the official WRC license.
February 19, 2020
Bonus Stage: Dakar 18
Mike crosses the desert in search of a dessert, and tackles Dakar 18 in the process.
February 17, 2020
SS2: Rush Rally 3
Tom & Mike take a look at Brownmonster's sublime iOS/Android rally game, which made the jump to Nintendo Switch in December 2019.
February 12, 2020
SS1: Sega Rally Championship
Tom & Mike embark on their rally game odyssey with the iconic - iconic - Sega Rally Championship for Sega Saturn.
February 9, 2020
Power Drifting: Teaser Trailer
Teaser trailer for Power Drifting: The Rally Game Podcast
February 3, 2020