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Split/Second gets review blow-out, EG lands it with 8

Tuesday, 18th May 2010 17:38 GMT By Johnny Cullen

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Split/Second’s balls-to-the-walls, mentally insane. At least that’s the impression from the reviews going out on the Black Rock/Disney racer. Get rounded-up after the break, and find out if this one’s for you.

Eurogamer’s gone live with an eight, with everyone else also following with pretty similar scores.

Full list is below.

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Split/Second releases today in the US, and on Friday in the UK for 360, PC and PS3 – with a 3Gb HDD install, not 7Gb .

A demo’s now available on Xbox Live Marketplace and PlayStation Network.

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30 Comments

  1. Erthazus

    Good. Worth it.

    #1 4 years ago
  2. f1r3storm

    http://www.eurogamer.de/articles/split-second-velocity-test

    7/10

    #2 4 years ago
  3. Fin

    Edge gave it an 8 in the latest issue, review’s not online though.

    #3 4 years ago
  4. Hakkiz

    For those two Finns out there: http://www.gamereactor.fi/arviot/76665/Split%2FSecond%3A+Velocity/

    ;)

    #4 4 years ago
  5. daytripper

    mines been posted by shopto.net :D

    #5 4 years ago
  6. daytripper

    IGN 8.5

    http://uk.ps3.ign.com/articles/108/1089982p1.html

    #6 4 years ago
  7. The Hindle

    VG staff the Prince of Persia scores have gone live, doesnt sound to good so far.

    #7 4 years ago
  8. Johnny Cullen

    Steph’s writing the round-up for PoP right now.

    #8 4 years ago
  9. The Hindle

    cool, its getting pretty low scores so far.

    #9 4 years ago
  10. Toby Lee - Eurogamer.se

    Eurogamer Sweden – 8/10
    http://www.eurogamer.se/articles/split-second-velocity-recension

    #10 4 years ago
  11. El_MUERkO

    #5

    me too :D

    #11 4 years ago
  12. daytripper

    :D

    #12 4 years ago
  13. Johnny Cullen

    My 360 copy’s on the way from Game. :D

    #13 4 years ago
  14. Tallon 4

    Can’t wait for the Digital Foundry face-off.
    Wasn’t sure about this game, but the speed seems to be much faster than in the demo and that was my major concern

    EDGE 8/10 by the way…

    #14 4 years ago
  15. loki

    EuroGamer Germany and Gamespot absolutely right: another mediocre racing game nothing more

    #15 4 years ago
  16. Erthazus

    @15 7 is mediocre? How 7/10 is mediocre? Mediocre is 5.

    #16 4 years ago
  17. daytripper

    in your opinion loki. if you dont like it, dont bother with it. s

    #17 4 years ago
  18. JonasAronsson

    Nmd, didn’t see Tobys post. :)

    #18 4 years ago
  19. theevilaires

    I like it, Cort doesn’t :D

    #19 4 years ago
  20. Johnny Cullen

    Added the batch from above.

    #20 4 years ago
  21. Boris Fett

    @Erthazus, Agreed. I’m consistently amazed when people consider 8 a “low score”.

    Really looking forward to this game.

    #21 4 years ago
  22. darrenyap80

    I’ve play the game yesterday. Definately not that nice. I’ll rate it the most 7/10 and it is expensive :(

    #22 4 years ago
  23. Blerk

    Good to see it doing well, it seems pretty solid. Not sure whether I’ll buy it, though – racing games generally aren’t my thing unless they’re Burnout.

    #23 4 years ago
  24. tenthousandgothsonacid

    @Blerk – I agree, but having played the ps3 demo constantly for the last week (at the expense of all the other games I was supposed to be finishing before this came out) I’d say it’s Burnout good. It reminds me of Burnout/Burnout 2 a lot…

    #24 4 years ago
  25. Blerk

    My main concern is that they’re saying it’s quite short. Burnout games tend to keep me going for months, dipping in and out whenever I fancy a quick blast. Only having 12 tracks and a couple of extra modes doesn’t sound like it warrants full price.

    #25 4 years ago
  26. tenthousandgothsonacid

    I love this from the kotaku review :

    “A copy of the game was given to us by the publisher for reviewing purposes. Played through nine episodes and multiple multiplayer matches on Xbox 360.”

    And no score :) *All* reviews should do this.

    #26 4 years ago
  27. tenthousandgothsonacid

    @Blerk wait til it’s 20 quid for you then I guess…

    #27 4 years ago
  28. Blerk

    Yeah, I could well be tempted into a bargain bin purchase – especially seeing as there’s no new Burnout on the horizon.

    #28 4 years ago
  29. tenthousandgothsonacid

    @28 I guess it depends what Criterion’s NFS turns out like. I see one of their registered domain names was NFS – Takedown (as previously discussed).

    We’ll find out at E3…

    #29 4 years ago
  30. Isaaclarke37

    I just watched GT review and the game looks sweet.

    #30 4 years ago

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