Imagine playing a game that can caress you, run its finger down your back, make you feel as if you're flying, falling, crashing, or bugs are crawling over your face.
Black Rock Studios, the developers behind explosive racer Split/Second, have been shut down by owners Disney. Those laid off have already formed two new studios, called Roundcube Entertainment and ShortRound Games. [Eurogamer]
The Facebook page for Split/Second promises three packs of new cars - one of them free - later this month, and a "major DLC pack" that includes a new environment in September.
After a successful debut on the Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, and PC, Disney's destruction-driver racer Split/Second gets down-sized and down-to-business on the PSP this holiday season.
Not many racing games feature exploding silos that violently alter track layouts and redirect traffic onto an airstrip, requiring you to play chicken with a cargo plane apparently transporting fireballs. But Split/Second does.
In honor of the new fast-car-destructo game Split/Second, we want to know which TV-show-that-has-jumped-the-shark set you'd like to virtually drive through/annihilate? Lost's Dharma Initiative bungalows? The Scrubs hospital? Send us your ideas and 5 lucky winners will snag a copy of the game!
As part of our neverending mission to tell you what video game is now turning left four times at 100 mph
on Saturday tonight, let's check in with Joey Logano and the No. 20 GameStop Toyota.
Routine trips to the airport will never be the same, now that Disney Interactive Studios has released a playable demo of action racing game Split/Second on Xbox Live.
Can you imagine how much creating a television show set that looked like this would cost if Split/Second was a real reality television show?
My biggest concern with over-the-top racer Split/Second isn't with its explosive premise or arcade controls, it's with how long the game can maintain my interest.
Part racing game, part blowing stuff up, Black Rock Studio's Split/Second hits May 18, Disney Interactive Studios announced today.
I can be happy in second place, happier in third. At least if I'm playing Disney and Black Rock's upcoming racing game Split Second.
I just finished racing a couple of laps of Disney's Split/Second racing game. Impressions to come. But first an observation about something I couldn't observe: the racing game's speedometer. It had none. And I didn't miss it.
I don't like the name "Split/Second". It's stupid. Stupid like inFamous. You know what would be better? "Jerry Bruckheimer Presents: Burnout".
E3 2009 gave us another opportunity to get our hands on Disney's explosive, course-altering reality show racer, Split/Second.
In one week, E3 will reveal just about every major game you will be able to play in the next year. For racing game fans, these are the big ones expected at the big show:
There have been plenty of racing games that pump up the action by arming cars, but Split/Second allows you to use an explosive environment to take out competitors and change the course.