Black Rock Studio News


Split/Second dev Black Rock closing

By Alice O'Connor, Jul 01, 2011 6:00am PDT

After Black Rock Studio was gutted and left with only forty employees in May, its days looked numbered. Today, owner Disney Interactive Studios confirmed it plans to shut down the developer of Split/Second and Pure.


"Attention developers: STOP SELLING YOURSELVES TO PUBLISHERS. You're more likely to get ..."

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Report: Layoffs at Split/Second dev Black Rock

By Alice O'Connor, May 05, 2011 7:00am PDT

Split/Second and Pure developer Black Rock has suffered a number of redundancies, reported to be as many as 100.


"I saw the story on Eurogamer, and then the correction from the anonymous source: "No, it wasn't ..."

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Split/Second Release Dates Announced

By Brian Leahy, Feb 24, 2010 11:00am PST

Disney Interactive Studios have announced the release dates for Black Rock Studio's Split/Second, an explosion-filled racer for the PC, PS3, and Xbox 360. Why do I write "dates"? Because Europeans will be getting the


"well I think the point would be you want to learn to outplay others at the demolition factor, as ..."

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Pure Dev Unveils Destructive Racer Split/Second

By Chris Faylor, Mar 11, 2009 7:59am PDT

The folks over at Black Rock Studio, responsible for last year's trick-based ATV racer Pure, and studio owner Disney Interactive today revealed the...


"Did that whole loading screen issue ever get worked out in PURE? That really killed it for me."

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ATV Racer Pure Extremes PCs, Consoles

By Aaron Linde, Feb 14, 2008 12:36pm PST

Disney Interactive Studios today announced Pure (PC, PS3, X360), an extreme sports off-road racer developed by Brighton-based Black Rock Studio....


"I'm pretty sure most of the jumps in this video are physically impossible. They need to invest ..."

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