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Split/Second devs found new studio

Former Black Rock Studio developers form Roundcube Entertainment

Two former members of Black Rock Studio, the team behind Disney's arcade racer Split/Second, have formed their own studio.


Nick Baynes, who was Split/Second's game director, and Ian Monaghan have given birth to Roundcube Entertainment after Disney downsized Brighton-based Black Rock earlier this month.

Disney said in a statement at the time: "Disney Interactive Studios confirms a reduction of its workforce from the Brighton-based internal game development studio, Black Rock Studios. The studio will continue its work on its current project."

Baynes will serve as studio head for the new studio and Monaghan will be development director. They're yet to reveal their first project.