Split/Second: Velocity Articles for Xbox 360

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Split/Second director launches Kickstarter for Rage Ride

An arcade-action racing title with vehicle combat inspired by Road Rash.

Publish date May 19

Epic: 'stupid acquisitions' lead to studio closures

Mike Gamble, Epic Games' UK boss has blamed "stupid acquisitions" for the closure of high profile UK studios.

Publish date Jul 15 2011

Disney confirms Black Rock closure

Black Rock, the Brighton-based studio behind well received racing titles Pure and Split/Second, is to close after five years of Disney ownership.

6 Publish date Jul 1 2011

Split/Second developer planning free-to-play title

The studio behind Split/Second is now rumoured to be developed an upcoming free-to-play title after a recruitment ad placed by the studio arrived online.

Publish date Jun 24 2011

Axed Split/Second staff form ShortRound Games

A group of ex-Black Rock staff, developers of the commercially doomed Split/Second, have formed ShortRound Games, a new development studio based in Brighton, UK.

Publish date Jun 21 2011

Split/Second developer founds new studio

Roundcube Entertainment formed by game director and senior producer of Disney's racing title.

Publish date Jun 1 2011

Work on Split/Second sequel was canned in December

100 staff at Brighton-based Black Rock Studio said to be facing redundancy.

Publish date May 5 2011

Split/Second DLC detailed

New cars and a new environment on the way.

1 Publish date Aug 9 2010

Aiming high with Black Rock Studio

Inspiring kids through a mentorship scheme.

2 Publish date Jul 6 2010

Extended May NPDs reveal sales flops

Alan Wake figures also confirmed.

14 Publish date Jul 6 2010

Split/Second duo to mentor kids

Aim High campaign designed to get boys to be the best they can be.

Publish date Jun 29 2010

Game Stats

Technical Specs
Release Date: 21/05/2010
Developer: Black Rock Studio
Publisher: Disney Interactive Studios
Genre: Racing
Rating: PEGI 7+
Site Rank: 1,496
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