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Platform: PlayStation 3
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. Competitors in Split/Second don't just collide with other vehicles to knock them from the track.
* Please note: Release dates are subject to change.
- Ages: 7+
- City is Your Weapon ‚€" Alter the dynamics of the race within a made-for-TV city rigged to blow
- Every Lap is Different ‚€" Devastating events that change the track, create new routes and new obstacles
- Action Arcade Racing ‚€" Fast paced, intense racing action
It's hard to make racing games seem fresh or original nowadays, but not if you put a bit of thought into it - or even better some high explosives. Split/Second is a street racer, not the illegal kind but one that's show on reality TV all across the country.
Everything looks normal until someone triggers a bomb
|Takedown your opponents with massive explosions|
|The race course can turn into a scrapyard at any moment|
|Only skilful driving gives you the chance to trigger an event|
Knocking your opponents into the odd brick wall is a traditional part of any racing game, but here you also race to be the first to trigger huge explosions rigged all along the track. Time it right and you can not only flatten rivals with a ton of falling concrete but you can drastically alter the course of the track to your advantage.
You've got to be a skilled racer as well as a demolitions expert though, with your access to the explosions dependent on how well you're driving and what moves you can pull off. Get it right and you'll not only beat the pack, you'll flatten it.Key Features
|Game Overview: |
Split/Second is an intense action-racing game set within a global reality television show. Competitors vie to be the first to the finish line in a made-for-TV city set rigged to blow with the ultimate goal of becoming the season champion. Players in Split/Second don’t just collide with other vehicles to knock them from the track, but can also trigger devastating events and epic Hollywood-style explosions to take out your opponents and drastically alter the dynamics of the race. Being fast is not enough as players must use strategy and pinpoint timing to obliterate huge structures and towering TV set pieces to tactically alter the track or create entirely new routes.
"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.” Split/Second is an action-arcade street racing game allowing gamers to dominate the competition by triggering explosive events & spectacular stunts in ‘Velocity’, the made-for-TV city that’s rigged for destruction. Pick-up-and-play, Skilful driving wins you track control ability, Spectacular Power Play events, Wreck your rivals by wrecking your track, Open new routes and speed ahead of the competition, Spectacular interactive track elements. "