Games for the weekend: Riptide GP2

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Games for the Weekend is a weekly feature aimed at helping you avoid doing something constructive with your downtime. Each Friday we’ll be recommending a game for Mac, iPhone or iPad that we think is awesome. Here is one cool enough to keep you busy during this weekend.

Riptide GP2Riptide GP2 ($2.99 Universal) is a competitive racing game where you get to play the role of a professional jet ski racer.

The controls come pre-configured to move the jet ski by tilting the device back and forth in order to steer right and left. On the iPhone (s aapl) in particular, using the tilt controls as a game controller while AirPlay-ing the video through the Apple TV has a real good feel to it. With a larger device like the iPad, switching to the on-screen controls where you tap on the screen to steer the jet ski feels more natural. With…

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