"App Store Best of 2016"!

Experience the future of illicit hydrojet racing, where armored riders kick out death-defying stunts over massive waterfalls, dodge cops through public waterways, and boost at breakneck speeds across surging waves.

You are a hydrojet rider, framed and cast out from the Riptide GP league, forced to race illegally through city waterways, flooded ruins, and churning factory machinery in an effort to reclaim your reputation and your title. Play through the single player career to unlock new vehicles, playable characters, and customization features as you take down bosses and build your crew.

Then, take your skills online for the ultimate test as you battle opponents around the world in 8-player online matches. Challenge your friends for leaderboard supremacy in the ghost-racing challenge mode.

Featuring thrill-ride race tracks packed with shortcuts, secrets, and interactive obstacles, Riptide GP: Renegade is the action-arcade water racer for a new generation.

"Riptide GP Renegade delivers one of the best arcade racing experiences on iOS whether it’s on land, air, or sea making it a must have. " - AppleNApps (4.5/5)

"Riptide GP Renegade is a really fast, fun, and robust racing game." - 148 Apps (4.5/5)


• Thrill-Ride Environments - Blast across floating factory platforms, brave hurricane-strength waves, and infiltrate a military base in the midst of battle. Every race track is packed with interactive set pieces, dynamic obstacles and secret shortcuts.

• Deep Career Mode - Battle your way through a variety of races and boss fights to reach the top of the underground hydro jet racing circuit. Earn cash and experience to upgrade and customize your hydro jet, unlock new stunts, and increase your rider's performance.

• Online Multiplayer - Compete online in thrilling 8 player matchups against the best players from around the world.

• Challenge Mode - Take command of the leaderboards and test your skills against ghost recordings of your friends' best performances.

• Transforming Vehicles - Collect and upgrade a garage full of blisteringly fast hydro jets that transform while you ride them. Win money to upgrade and customize each one.

• State of the Art Water Racing - Riptide GP: Renegade brings dynamic water racing to a new level of excitement with breathtaking water physics, splash-tastic spray effects, and more! Every race is different because the surface you race on is always changing.

• GameCenter and iCloud - Compete with your Game Center friends on leaderboards and unlock challenging achievements. Plus keep your game going from device to device with iCloud data syncing.


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What's New

Version 1.1.1

- New "Gemini" hydrojet!
- Added full screen support for iPhone X
- Minor bug fixes

Customer Reviews

4.5 out of 5

229 Ratings

229 Ratings

Editors’ Choice

This breakneck chapter in the Riptide GP series is so intense, it’s got us reaching for a life jacket. Or maybe several: Renegade’s solo campaign packs tons of water-racing events and sick tricks to master. (Split-screen local and eight-player online matches are our favorites.) However you play, stunning tracks like a gorgeous forest river deliver awesome arcade thrills. On Apple TV, it's our 2016 Game of the Year.

Excellent water physics and great online racing

A n y M o u s e

This is one of the best racing games I've played. My first racing game was Pole Position (guess that gives away my age) but I've enjoyed numerous racing games including Gran Turismo and many F1 games over the years.

This game has excellent water physics, which means you get bumped around a lot by waves, just like you do on a jet ski in real life. You really have to think quick and make constant micro-adjustments to 'land' on the water correctly, on both the big jumps and also on the small micro-jumps in choppy water--to get the best times.

Online play is fantastic! Some keys to success include:
- on jumps, always get your jet pointed in the right direction before landing,
- use most, but not all, shortcuts (some are actually slower),
- know when to use tricks (and when not!)
- know the best trick for each jump (tip: don't do a big trick that'll give you more boost than your boost meter can hold; that just wastes time),
- save your boost to use at the optimal time (many folks use it right away, which isn't always the best way to use it)
- when behind, draft others for extra speed,
- play online, watch the fastest drivers, then do what they do!

Riptide GP Renegade


Great game! Fantastic graphics. However, there are two things I wish this game had. These are very minor because it is already a perfect game. A free roam option so you can spend time exploring the highly detailed courses. The developers spent a lot of time creating this world, it would be nice to see it without the pressure of racing. The second thing is a simple stunt practice course with no time limit or other riders so you could perfect jumps and tricks.
I also enjoy playing the game without having to spend a lot more money on power ups like so many other games require you to do now.


Vector Unit Inc
107.9 MB
Requires iOS 8.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch. Apple TV.
Age Rating
Rated 9+ for the following:
Infrequent/Mild Cartoon or Fantasy Violence
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