Splashdown: Rides Gone Wild (also known as Splashdown 2: Rides Gone Wild in Europe) is a 2003 jetski racing video game developed by Rainbow Studios and published by THQ for PlayStation 2 and mobile. It is a sequel to the original Splashdown for the PlayStation 2 and Xbox. The game features a career mode where winning races gives the player points which can be used to upgrade items or buy new ones. It also features arcade, training and multiplayer modes.
Splashdown: Rides Gone Wild returns the same gameplay from it's prequel but The gameplay itself also features a career mode where winning races gives the player points which can be used to upgrade items or buy new ones. It also features arcade, training and multiplayer modes. On the bright side, Rides Gone Wild plays nearly identical to the original Splashdown -- generally considered a good thing. Every little thing that made the first title excellent is intact: Superb water physics, a sense of immediate, finesse handling, a wide variety of courses and, in them, an impressive set of secret pathways.
The teaser of the actual game is actually released before the game's release as a demonstration to the fans of the original game. The IGN Insiders have access to our detailed three part write-up, which includes side-by-side comparison movies with the original, a breakdown of level mechanics, widescreen media, and more!
Splashdown: Rides Gone Wild received mostly positive reviews. It has a Metacritic and GameRankings score of 84/100 and 82.48% and 78/100 and 78.07% for the PlayStation 2 and Mobile versions respectively. IGN gave it 8.8/10 stating the game was highly addictive.Template:Citation needed