Tag Archives: split/second
Fri, Sep 02, 2011 | 21:21 BST
The developer of the tragically underappreciated Split/Second has officially closed its doors today according to its parent company, Disney Interactive 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, 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
Tue, Nov 16, 2010 | 14:43 GMT
Disney has announced a PSN demo for Sumo Digital and Black Rock’s Split/Second has been released on PSP today.
Fri, Nov 12, 2010 | 11:53 GMT
Disney CEO Bob Iger has said the company is to “probably” invest less in its console gaming efforts in future.
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.
Sat, Aug 07, 2010 | 23:37 BST
Black Rock has announced over on the official Facebook page for Split/Second three DLC packs for the racer.
Wed, Jul 07, 2010 | 15:12 BST
Disney has just announced that Split/Second will be coming to PSP “this holiday season.”
Mon, Jul 05, 2010 | 17:41 BST
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.
Sat, May 22, 2010 | 16:58 BST
PC gamers wanting to try out Split/Second can now get a demo of the racer, at many locations around the net.
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.
Mon, May 17, 2010 | 11:52 BST
Disney’s confirmed to VG247 that the install size for Split/Second’s PS3 version is 3.7Gb.
Sun, May 16, 2010 | 12:20 BST
Update: If PlayFront’s to be believed, the install’s 3.8Gb. We’ll have to check this with Disney tomorrow.
Original: Just as we report how Rockstar has managed a teeny PS3 HDD requirement for Red Dead Redemption, along comes Split/Second and breaks the record at the other end of the scale.
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.
Tue, May 11, 2010 | 09:55 BST
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