Percentile Rank

Riptide GP2 is ranked in the 34th percentile of games scored on OpenCritic.

Rating Summary

Based on 8 critic reviews
Fair Man

OpenCritic Rating

67

Top Critic Average

29%

Critics Recommend

Based on 8 critic reviews

Score Distribution

Unscored Reviews

TotalBiscuit, The Cynical Brit
Unscored
Unscored
Mar 8, 2014
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Scored Reviews

Gamestyle
9 / 10
9 / 10
Feb 9, 2015

The spiritual successor to Hydro Thunder Hurricane and the best £5 you will spend in 2015.

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GameCrate
7.6 / 10.0
7.6 / 10.0
Jan 30, 2015

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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Video Chums
7.5 / 10.0
7.5 / 10.0
Jan 30, 2015

Riptide GP2 is a fantastic watercraft racer with simplistic controls and instantly satisfying gameplay.

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We Got This Covered
Jan 26, 2015

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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ZTGD
6 / 10.0
Ken McKown

Top Critic

6 / 10.0
Jan 29, 2015

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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Pure Xbox
6 / 10
6 / 10
Jan 25, 2015

Riptide GP2 contains the makings of a truly great game. Generally fun and moreish, the game is undeniably repetitive and whether or not you make it to the end of the main mode is going to be solely based on your tolerance for such unvaried gameplay.

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Cubed3
5 / 10
5 / 10
Dec 9, 2015

The time spent with Riptide GP2 is good, wholesome fun. The game is not incredibly impressive, but lends itself to heated competitions versus friends, or just a short bit of mindless play that requires very little of the player. Not a great choice for fans of the hardcore racing genre - it is, perhaps, a better choice for those out there with fond memories for Wave Race who would like to jump into some new aquatic races, perhaps even split-screen, for a new play on a nostalgic classic.

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