Frankensteining the Ultimate Apple TV Racer – Real Racing 3, Gear.Club, F1 2016


Has anyone used Frankenstein’s name as a verb before? Not sure. The games writing crowd appropriated early 20th century horror writer H. P. Lovecraft’s surname as an adjective years ago, and has been applying the term Lovecraftian ever since, so I figure I’m good.

But moving on…

There are some excellent racers on Apple TV, but it would be hard to argue that any of them are perfect. What if we could role-play as Frankenstein and stitch together the ultimate racing hybrid, made up of our favourite elements from the games we love? Which games would we steal from? What would we take?

These are the sorts of questions that keep me awake at night, and what better way to help me get a good night’s sleep than to share them with you?

Obviously the which part I’ve spoiled in this article’s headline, but as for the what, mash the page 2 button to find out.

Review: Riptide GP: Renegade – Physics Has Never Been So Much Fun


Momentum. Inertia. Gravity. The study of the movement of liquids. If Newton and Einstein had jet-skis, they probably would have come to the same conclusions, but they would have had a hell of a lot more fun doing it.

It must have been tough for developer Vector Unit to bring all of the above physics elements together successfully in a video game – but with Riptide GP: Renegade – the studio has pulled off an impressive stunt indeed.

Vector Unit has implemented some of the best liquid modelling you’ll experience not just on Apple TV, but on any console. Sure, it might look better on PS4 and Xbox One, but the physics and the feeling of the water’s movement and its effect on your watercraft in Riptide on ATV remains first-class.

Wrap that core element within a fun arcade racer, and the result is an easy recommendation for your Apple TV.

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