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Split Second
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Release Date (US):
May 18th, 2010
Release Date (UK):
May 21st, 2010
Online Players:
Black Rock
Disney Interactive
E10+ [Everyone 10+]
PSU Rank:
485 of 1166 Games
PSU Rank on PS3:
340 of 0 Games
Additional Information:
Also available on Xbox 360 and PC

About Split/Second

Racing to the finish line takes on added excitement when competitors trigger destruction on the track to take out their opponents. Disney Interactive Studios is launching Split/Second, 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.



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Split/Second is an arcade-style racing game with an explosive twist. It offers Hollywood blockbuster intensity with its reality show charm, in a fast-paced, bigger-than-life experience.

We like

  • The Power Plays that offer explosive action
  • The Tight controls
  • The smooth graphics

We dislike

  • The repetitive soundtrack
  • The seemingly indestructible AI
  • All the destruction can be distracting

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True racing simulators have the ability to capture the authenticity and intensity of speeding through a course on famous or fictitious racetracks alike. Black Rock Studio’s Split/Second takes the idea of a racing sim, and curb-stomps it with adrenaline rich explosions and larger-than life destruction of just about every little piece of the track. It is equal parts Hollywood blockbuster and arcade-style racing goodness. S...

Split/Second News

  • Black Rock Studio is no more

    Black Rock Studio's former director Nick Baynes has confirmed that the Split/Second developer has officially shut up shop today. Writing on Twitter, Baynes commented, "@blackrockster officially closes its doors today," adding, "Thoughts go out to all facing their last day. A bright...

  • Explosions galore in this Split/Second trailer

    Racing games can be some of the fastest and most intense genres in gaming, and it looks like Split/Second may just top it all. In this new trailer, we see all the explosions the game promises, plus some stellar graphics and audio. The game is out on May 18 in North America and May 21 in Europe fo...

  • Split/Second gets dated; box art revealed

    The action racing game, Split/Second, is set to release on May 18 in North America, Disney Interactive Studios announced today. The game will be released in Europe on May 21. The game is set in a fictional reality TV show. This is not a typical racing game – instead, players can trigger exp...

  • Split/Second officially announced, first screenshots revealed

    Disney Interactive has officially revealed Black Rock Studio's latest outing, Split/Second. The racing game pits players against each other on city tracks overflowing with dangerous environmental hazards. The drivers can actually trigger these hazards to derail their opponents, drastically affecting...

  • Black Rock's Split Second coming to PS3

    Black Rock, the development studio behind last year's high-flying ATV racer, Pure, is now working on a street racing game called Split Second. The first trailer, which debuted on Spike's GTTV last night, showed cars racing throughout a city filled with deadly environmental hazards. These hazards...

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