EG Expo – Split/Second video does the proper awesome

Tuesday, 27th October 2009 17:13 GMT By Patrick Garratt


Immediate joy. Hit the link to see video of two laps from Black Rock crash-racer Split/Second, filmed off-screen at today’s EG Expo in Leeds.

Surprise of the show. It’s the most instant fun we’ve had with a car and a games console for a long time.

The game’s out for PC, PS3 and 360 early next year.



  1. Patrick Garratt

    Honestly and truly, this is fucking great. I’m going to play it again.

    #1 5 years ago
  2. Johnny Cullen

    Bloody hell.

    Looks sweet. Need to play a demo though, just to get a feel for it.

    #2 5 years ago
  3. onlinegames

    amazing game :)

    #3 5 years ago
  4. Gheritt White

    Told you so. This ought to shit on Blur from a very great height indeed.

    #4 5 years ago
  5. elronathon

    I’m not all that excited by the video to be honest. Will wait and see what the demo offers.

    It’ll take quite a lot to shake Burnout Paradise’s grip in terms of action packed racing.

    #5 5 years ago
  6. mescalineeyes

    shit on Blur

    I love split/second, but Blur is fantastic in it’s own right.

    #6 5 years ago
  7. Gheritt White

    Maybe so, but IMHO Blur is an Audi R8 to Split/Second’s Bugatti Veyron. It’s just not in the same league, despite appearing to share similarities at first glance.

    #7 5 years ago
  8. mescalineeyes

    but have you played both?

    #8 5 years ago
  9. Gheritt White


    #9 5 years ago
  10. BeastModeYMOB

    This will be the hardcore racing game to buy.

    #10 5 years ago

    Does nothing for me tbh.

    #11 5 years ago
  12. No_PUDding

    Looks great…And I have only just realised we have the fall rush still to come… Early next year.

    When all these new IPs come along to die.

    #12 5 years ago
  13. MasterChiefFenix

    further proof of how blur is just twisted metal/mario kart/diddy kong racing style pick-up-items+hit-enemies+win-race with another look and slight changes, how NFS:Shift/Forza3/GT5 r all real-as-possible-since-u-can’t-drive-yet games imitating life, and how this game stands out from both subgenres of racing games.

    btw, this game reminds me of Death Race a lot. still though, original as a game nontheless.

    #13 5 years ago
  14. McLovin85

    Likewise. I have no idea why people r getting so excited over this video. Except for the very end which looked cool but other than that it was just a normal racer.
    I probably need to play the demo before actually judging it officially though.

    #14 5 years ago

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