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Game review
Riptide GP 2
Get wet
by Mark Brown 24/7/2013
Product: Riptide GP 2
Developer: Vector Unit
Publisher: Vector Unit
Format: Android, iPhone, iPad
Genre: Racing, Simulation
Players: 1-4
Networking: wireless (network)
Version: Europe
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You can't fake a jet ski game. You can't just take a regular racing game, paint the tarmac track blue, and call it a day. It won't feel right.

In Riptide GP 2, the detailed courses feel alive and dynamic. These sloshing great bodies of water have unpredictable dips and unforeseen jumps. They shift and move like an angry cat in a sleeping bag, and other racers will carve fleeting grooves in their wake.

All this makes Riptide feel unlike other racers. You're not just jostling for first place with other racers - you're also wrestling with the track itself.

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Riptide GP 2 is a fun racer, but the steep difficulty curve and upgrade system can turn it into a real grind
Audio/visual: 8
Gameplay: 7
Value: 7
Innovation: 6
Overall: 7
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