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  • Black Rock: Split/Second is the "Modern Warfare 2, Uncharted 2" of racing games

    Black Rock’s Jason Ried has said Split/Second is up there with Modern Warfare 2 and Uncharted 2 in the racing game stakes.

  • Split/Second gets May release date, subtitle

    Disney’s confirmed to NowGamer that Black Rock Hollywood racer Split/Second will release on May 21 in the UK.

  • Split/Second boss confirms secret Black Rock game

    Black Rock head Tony Beckwith’s told VG247 that Disney smash racer Split/Second is one of two games in development at the studio, although he refused to give details on the second title.

  • Split/Second confirmed for May, new trailer shows Dock level

    Disney’s just release a new Split/Second trailer, confirming the smash-racer for May release. The footage shows of the game’s Dock level, and it’s looking splendid. We got to see this recently, so we’ll have notes and an interview for you soon. Check it out. Great stuff.

  • Split/Second movie shows Powerplays

    Black Rock’s put out a new Split/Second trailer, showing off environmental “Powerplays” in the bomb-heavy racer. It’s after the break. There’s plenty of gameplay footage in there, and very good it looks too. We’re off to see this in Brighton next week, and after playing it at the EG Expo in Leeds we’re pretty pumped. […]

  • EG Expo - Split/Second video does the proper awesome

    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 […]

  • Black Rock suggests Xbox 360 HD requirements have dropped

    During the latest tech column for Develop, Black Rock Studio’s David Jefferies suggests Microsoft has dropped the requirement that all Xbox 360 games feature 1280×720 resolution. In the article, Jefferies chats about the “merits of screen resolution and anti-aliasing”, stating that both are “hard to achieve simultaneously without unrealistic GPU demands.” “We are making a […]

  • Black Rock Studios says racing genre is “dying”, Split/Second will save it

    Black Rock Studios’ Tony Beckwith has told Develop that the racing genre is “dying out” and the firm’s new title Split/Second will save it. “If you look at the sales figures, the racing genre is, in many respects, dying out,” said Beckwith. “Take Mario Kart out of the equation and the genre is in a […]

  • GDC: New Split/Second screens released

    On IGN. This latest batch appears to have been given out with the first round of impressions, but at least they’re in one place here. Take a look.

  • GDC: Split/Second gets first impressions

    Kotaku and EG have both gone live with GDC-timed play impressions of Black Rock’s Split/Second. EG snip: The game already makes a lot of sense in snapshot form. The controls are simple (triggers to stop and go, analogue to steer), and the selection process for explosions is automatic. Whenever you can set something off, it’s […]

  • Split/Second gets press release, shots, 2010 release date

    Disney’s confirmed Black Rock racer Split/Second for a 2010 release for PC, 360 and PS3. There’s the first few screens after the break. “Split/Second elevates action racing to a new level by enabling players to strategically take out their opponents by dynamically altering the course in real time,” said Disney Interactive boss, Craig Relyea. “Split/Second […]

  • Debut trailer for Black Rock racer Split/Second released

    Black Rock Studios has released the first proper trailer for racing game Split/Second. More than just street racing, the game takes place before a televised audience. Which watches as you cause destructive events on the track in an effort to stop your competitors. Extra details on the game are expected to arrive Wednesday, so check […]

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