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Riptide GP2

By Vector Unit

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Riptide GP™2 is the full-featured sequel to the premier console-quality water-racing game on mobile.

Riptide GP2 kicks everything into overdrive, with intense online multi-player races, upgradeable hydro jets and riders, improved graphics, an all-new career mode, and a whole new stunt system with dozens of new tricks!

Featuring rocket-powered hydro jets racing around futuristic tracks across a dynamic and interactive water surface, Riptide GP2 delivers a fast, fun, and visually stunning racing experience.

From Vector Unit, developers of acclaimed racing games Riptide GP, Beach Buggy Blitz, Shine Runner, and Hydro Thunder Hurricane!


• Show off your skills and your custom-tuned hydro jet in 4-way online battles with friends and players around the world!

• Race against your friends' best times in the exciting VR Challenge mode.

• Play through Race, Hot Lap, Elimination, and Freestyle events to earn XP and cash that can be used to upgrade your hydro jet, unlock new stunts, and increase your rider's performance.

• Collect 9 powerful new hydro jets, and upgrade their performance and colors to gain an edge on your competition.

• Unlock and master 25 outrageous new stunts. Wow the crowd, charge your boost and make your competition eat wake.

• Seamlessly supports gamepads, extended gamepads, tilt, and touch-screen controls.

• Race online, earn achievements and keep your game synced to the cloud with Game Center and iCloud integration.

• Powered by the all-new Vector Engine 4, Riptide GP2 builds on the original game’s stunning visuals, with optimizations for Retina displays and extra-crisp graphics on the latest Apple hardware!


If you encounter a problem running the game, please email the device you're using, iOS version, and a detailed description of your problem to We guarantee if we can't fix your problem we'll give you a refund. But we can't help you if you just leave your problem in a review.

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What's New in Version 1.2

Support for Game Controllers (Gamepads and Extended Gamepads)


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Customer Reviews

Think Hydro Thunder meets Jet Moto but better!!

I had a hankering to play some Hydro Thunder or find a newer game like it a while back, and after connecting a few dots, I ended up discovering Riptide GP2 on the App Store. I was happily surprised by the game's depth and customization, not to mention beautiful graphics. Multiple control options are definitely a plus, too, since that can make or break smart phone games. Fortunately, the risk-vs-reward stunt system, money and star rewards for unlocking content, solid design, and challenging races provide some real meat to sink your teeth into, whereas many iOS games are only fun in short bursts. Put simply, it's the best racing experience I've had on an iPhone, and it plays to the platform's strengths instead of trying to fudge console mechanics with a touchscreen controller.

5 Stars for the graphics alone!

Add in the character customization, the amazing water physics, and the fact that IAP's are available but not pushed on you, and you have one excellent game that any fan of the racing genre should own. Especially if you like water-based ones. I had a jet ski racing game for the PS2 I think it was, and I played it to death. This game brings me right back there and simply put, it's a blast!

Any developers reading this, please do us all a favor and take a lesson from Vector Unit. Any potential customers and fellow haters of the freemium business model reading this, please support these developers and rest assured you won't be pressured/suckered into dropping dollar after dollar on measly currency packs that don't go nearly far enough. I'm looking at you, Asphalt 8!


THANK YOU so much for adding adjustable graphics settings!! So many devs knock the graphics up when there's new hardware so everything runs at 30fps and lower, it's awesome to have the ability to set my game so I can run at consistent 60fps like the original!! I'm running an Ipad Air, and have watched in horror as games are updated to a slower frame rate, completely nullifying the reason I buy new hardware. ALL games should have graphics options for those of us who prefer frame rate.

Oh yeah, the GAME is also awesome! Added everything I wanted in the first one, and all for a measly 3 bucks. Thanks for not succumbing to the pressure to go miserable, moneygrubbing, highway robbery freemium. SUPPORT DEVS LIKE THIS!!!

Riptide GP2
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This app is designed for both iPhone and iPad
  • $1.99
  • Category: Games
  • Updated: Dec 24, 2013
  • Version: 1.2
  • Size: 48.2 MB
  • Language: English
  • Seller: Vector Unit Inc

Compatibility: Requires iOS 6.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch. This app is optimized for iPhone 5.

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