Black Rock Studio

Black Rock Studio, formerly known as Climax Racing, was established in Brighton in early 2000 and is one of the industry's premier racing studios. Now part of Disney Interactive Studios, an affiliate of the Walt Disney Company, Black Rock Studio produces original racing genre games.


  • Pure Xbox 360, PS3 and PC (2008)
  • MotoGP'07 Xbox360 and PC (2007)
  • ATV Offroad Fury 4 PS2 (2006)
  • ATV Offroad Fury Pro PSP (2006)
  • MotoGP '06 Xbox 360 (2006)
  • MotoGP3 Xbox and PC (2005)
  • ATV Offroad Fury 3 PS2 (2004)
  • MotoGP2 Xbox and PC (2003)
  • The Italian Job PS2 Xbox Gamecube (2003)
  • ATV Quad Power Racing 2 PS2 Xbox Gamecube (2003)
  • Rally Fusion PS2 Xbox (2002)
  • MotoGP1 Xbox, Xbox Live and PC (2002)

Recent articles about Black Rock Studio

Black Rock now officially closed

Split/Second developer shuts its doors for the last time

Updated: Black Rock Studios closing

Disney confirms closure of Brighton based Split/Second developer

Ex-Black Rock staff form ShortRound Games

New Brighton-based micro studio springs up following major downsizing at Disney racing team

Jagex to host recruitment event for Black Rock staff

RuneScape developer in Brighton tomorrow for informal meetings

Relentless rallies for Black Rock in Brighton

Buzz developer supporting local talent with informal meetings

Redundancies confirmed at Black Rock

Update: Around 100 positions to go at Split/Second studio according to source

Disney to invest less in console games

Pleasants charged with making games business profitable

Rubber banding is "not fair and not fun" - Black Rock

Disney's Pure studio to use 'Race Script' management system in new racing game under development

Disney games are hampered by preconceptions, says Black Rock boss

Black Rock Studio has said it will have to overcome stereotypes of the Disney brand if it's to make its new IP a success

Black Rock Studios' Tony Beckwith

The general manager talks about working within Disney, why studios have been acquired, and developing for the racing genre

Black Rock confirms platform parity for Pure

Game director Jason Avent explains how the studio's relationship with Sony helped its arcade racer to run just as well on both consoles

Office details

  • 15 West Street
  • Brighton
  • BN1 2RE
  • United Kingdom

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