Vector Unit Announces Availability of Riptide GP™2 Game for Intel® Atom™ Tablets for Windows* 8.1

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The stunt-filled hydro jet racing game is back with improved graphics, career modes and new tricks.

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The touch screen controls of the tablet offer a superior experience that our players demand.

Offering an intense game play experience, Vector Unit today announced that Riptide GP™2 is available for download to Intel® Atom™ Tablets with Windows* 8.1. Race rocket-powered hydro jets around futuristic tracks and across a highly interactive water surface in this exciting follow-up to the original Riptide GP™.

Fully optimized for Intel Atom Tablets with Windows* 8.1, Riptide GP™2 takes water racing to the next level. The game’s features include a deep career mode where players compete in over 50 races, hot lap elimination and freestyle events. Also included are 25 thrilling new stunts to get the heart racing and 10 new upgradeable hydro jets to beat the competition and win in style. Tablet users can take advantage of the game's tilt-accelerometer and touch screen controls to dominate the competition.

To ensure that the game worked seamlessly on Intel® Atom™ Tablets with Windows* 8.1, developers at Vector Unit took advantage of the support and technical communities within the Intel® Developer Zone.

“We wanted to optimize Riptide GP™2 for Intel Atom Tablets with Windows* 8.1 because these devices offer advanced features that enhance the game,” says Steve Mariotti, Senior Programmer of Vector Unit. “The touch screen controls of the tablet offer a superior experience that our players demand.”

Riptide GP™2 is available for immediate download from Microsoft.

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