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Black Rock Studios Closing

Posted by Christian "Wolfkill-Shepard" Spring on Friday Jul 1, 2011.
7.1.11
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Disney Interactive Studios had confirmed their intentions of closing down, Black Rock the developers of Split/Second. The last 40 staff members are being let go after the first 100 earlier in the year. Former employees of the company have already band together to create new developing companies. Its been said that it was Disney's handling of the studio that is at fault.

 

The publisher underestimated the developer, outsourcing projects that they could have handled. On gdna, Split/Second has (as of this post)has about 1,038 Xbox 360 players and is #465   [ars technica]

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