Split/Second developers form new studio

Two former senior staffers at Disney-owned Black Rock Studio, the developers of well received Pure and Split/Second, have formed a new indie studio.

Nick Baynes and Ian Monaghan, both caught in Disney’s web of ‘workforce reduction’, now head Roundcube Entertainment, with Baynes acting as studio head and Monaghan as development director.

At Black Rock, Baynes was the game director on Split/Second, the sequel for which was one of the casualties of Disney’s change of direction for the studio.

Read more about the recent changes at Black Rock here and here.