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Riptide GP2

Rating Summary

Based on 8 critic reviews
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OpenCritic Rating

67

Top Critic Average

29%

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General Information

Available on:PlayStation 4Jun 23, 2015
Xbox OneJan 23, 2015
PCMar 7, 2014
Xbox Series X/SNov 10, 2020
PlayStation 5Nov 12, 2020

Developer: Vector Unit Inc.

Genre: Racing

Rev up your rocket-powered hydro jet and put your racing skills to the test as you rip across a dynamic, ever-changing torrent of waves in Riptide GP™2. Race through futuristic cityscapes, twisting canals and rivers, open harbors and mysterious research facilities. Hurl yourself off sky-high jumps and bust out death defying stunts. Build a collection of powerful watercraft and customize their performance and paint schemes to suit your individual style. Take your skills online to battle other players around the world -- or trade elbows with friends in split-screen matches right in your home! Featuring dynamic racing on fully interactive water surfaces, a deep career mode with tons of upgrades, customizable riders and skills, online and local multiplayer, and fully integrated controller support, Riptide GP2 is the standard in modern water racing games.

Riptide GP2 Critic Reviews

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Riptide GP2 carries a lot of what I loved about classic arcade racing games, but also a lot of what I hate about mobile games.

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Unless you're absolutely dying for a local multiplayer racer, Riptide GP 2's barebones approach to jet ski racing isn't worth the time, even with the low price of admission.

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While Riptide GP 2 won't exactly make waves (sorry, bad pun) in the jet ski racing community, it's a welcome addition to the [email protected] library, especially for a meager $5 price tag. More could've been done, but chances are that Vector Unit will provide that to us in a more devoted Riptide sequel. Or, hey, maybe Hydro Thunder Hurricane 2. We'd take it. For now, though, Riptide is worth coasting through.

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