Tag Archives: black rock studios
Thu, Jul 21, 2011 | 09:21 BST
Today’s episode of What Might Have Been comes courtesy of Split/Second 2, almost certainly lost forever in the closure of developer Black Rock Studios.
Fri, Jul 01, 2011 | 12:37 BST
Brighton-based Split/Second and Pure developer Black Rock Studios is set to close, with 40 people made redundant, Disney’s confirmed to VG247.
Thu, Jun 23, 2011 | 19:55 BST
A job listing posted by Black Rock Studios has the firm looking to hire a game director for a possible free-to-play title.
Mon, Jun 20, 2011 | 18:01 BST
As reported by GamesIndustry, a group of ex-Black Rock staffers have formed ShortRound Games, a new, small studio in Brighton. Game director Andrew Hubbard, technical director Kim Burrows, technical art director Stuart Pharoah and creative and art director Steve Uphill are involved. The company has two demos already underway.
Wed, Jun 01, 2011 | 01:37 BST
Thu, May 12, 2011 | 22:44 BST
It’s hump day. Lucky you. Not much left of the week, or today for that matter, so, no need in trying to escape. Have some short stuff to close it out with instead.
Thu, May 05, 2011 | 12:15 BST
Disney Interactive has confirmed to VG247 that it has laid off an unspecified number of employees at Black Rock.
Tue, Jan 25, 2011 | 09:32 GMT
Fri, Oct 22, 2010 | 18:59 BST
Black Rock Studios, the Brighton based developer behind games such as Split/Second, Pure and the Moto GP series is working on a new and as yet unannounced arcade racer.
Wed, Oct 13, 2010 | 10:10 BST
Disney’s confirmed it’ll release Split/Second on PSP in the US on November 16.
Tue, Aug 31, 2010 | 18:47 BST
Black Rock just announced both premium and free content upgrades for smash-racer Split/Second, the former of which is already available for download.
Wed, Jul 07, 2010 | 15:12 BST
Disney has just announced that Split/Second will be coming to PSP “this holiday season.”
Tue, Jun 29, 2010 | 15:55 BST
If job listings on its website are an indication, Black Rock is creating a racer for PS3 and 360. Massive shock there, then.
Fri, May 21, 2010 | 07:57 BST
Split/Second releases today in the UK. You should, you know, go out and buy it. What do you mean you want more? Fine, take this last dev diary and see what happens.
Tue, May 18, 2010 | 23:25 BST
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.
Wed, May 12, 2010 | 22:34 BST
Split/Second producer Jason Reid took time out of his busy schedule to chat with the EU PS Blog about what inspired the developers when creating the gaming content and the massive amount of explosions in it.
Reid said that when playing the racer, you need to be looking around at the different buildings rigged to blow, so as to better find opportunities to stop your opponents in their tracks and claim victory for yourself.
The video interview is below the break, and also through the link as well.
Split/Second is out on PC, PS3, and Xbox 360 next week (May 18 & 21), and a demo’s up for it on PSN and 360.
Fri, Apr 30, 2010 | 12:50 BST
Disney’s released a new video of Split/Second’s Survival Mode. Get it after the break.
Mon, Apr 26, 2010 | 08:06 BST
Thu, Apr 15, 2010 | 08:59 BST
Split/Second’s looking properly epic, as you’ll see in the first development diary released for it.
Wed, Apr 07, 2010 | 11:11 BST
Split/Second’s multiplayer looks hardcore, as these two new videos prove.