Split/Second

Platform(s): PC, PSP, PlayStation 3, Xbox 360
Genre: Racing
Publisher: Disney Interactive Studios
Developer: Black Rock Studio
Release Date: May 18, 2010 (US), May 21, 2010 (EU)

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by Rainier on March 24, 2009 @ 6:12 p.m. PDT

Split/Second, known in Europe as Split/Second: Velocity, is an intense action racing game set within the world of a hyper-competitive reality television show. Competitors vie to be the first across the finish line in a made-for-TV city built for destruction, with the ultimate goal of becoming the season champion.

Disney Interactive Studios' Split/Second is an intense action racing game set within the world of a hyper-competitive reality television show. Competitors vie to be the first across the finish line in a made-for-TV city built for destruction, with the ultimate goal of becoming the season champion.

Competitors in Split/Second don’t just collide with other vehicles to knock them from the track - they can also trigger explosive events that drastically alter the dynamics of the race. Players must use strategy and pinpoint timing to derail opponents, tactically alter the track or create entirely new routes.

“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 Craig Relyea, senior vice president of global marketing, Disney Interactive Studios. “Split/Second further showcases Black Rock Studio’s ability to innovate and deliver a compelling experience that has wide appeal beyond the traditional racing genre.”

“We’re creating huge memorable moments on par with the biggest blockbuster action films,” said Nick Baynes, game director, Black Rock Studio. “Action racing has captured the imagination of video game fans worldwide and we’re going to redefine that experience with Split/Second.”

Developed by Black Rock Studio, Split/Second is scheduled to be released in early 2010 for the Xbox 360, PS3 and PC.


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