Riptide GP 2: review

Riptide GP 2: review

Feb 23, 2015

Format: Xbox One Unleashed: Out Now Publisher:┬áVector Unit Developer: Vector Unit Players: 1-6 (offline only) Site: http://www.vectorunit.com/riptide-gp2/ Game code provided by Xbox Tempting as it is to rely on the superb Wave Race 64 as a reference point, most of today’s young ‘uns wouldn’t have a darn clue what we’re on about....

Hydro Thunder Hurricane: Tempest Pack DLC: review

Hydro Thunder Hurricane: Tempest Pack DLC: review

Nov 3, 2010

Format: XBLA Unleashed: Out Now Publisher: Microsoft Game Studios Developer: Vector Unit Players: 1-4 (offline), 2-8 (online) Site: http://www.xbox.com/ Hydro Thunder Hurricane wasn’t quite the retro revival fans had hoped for, and the Tempest Pack DLC doesn’t mess with the formula. This set of three new tracks and two new boats isn’t...

Hydro Thunder Hurricane: review

Hydro Thunder Hurricane: review

Jul 26, 2010

Format: XBLA Unleashed: 28/07/10 Publisher: Microsoft Game Studios Developer: Vector Unit Players: 1-4 (offline), 2-8 (online) Site: http://www.xbox.com/ Can a racing game have soul? The genre certainly fights an uphill battle. With emotionless heaps of metal zipping around tracks devoid of human life, there’s not a lot of room for charm. Yet...

Hydro Thunder Hurricane: PAX East Hands-On

Hydro Thunder Hurricane: PAX East Hands-On

Apr 12, 2010

The original Hydro Thunder is one of the finest arcade racers ever made. Thanks to some well-placed subwoofers, awesome track design, and the feel of boosting over rolling waves, Hydro Thunder captured the raw power and excitement of racing like nothing in its era. Even today, if I find a Hydro Thunder machine at some last bastion of arcade culture, I will play...