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Preview: South Park: The Stick of Truth is ambitious photo
Preview: South Park: The Stick of Truth is ambitious
by Alessandro Fillari

So, where were you when South Park: The Stick of Truth was announced? This was all the way back in 2011, around the time another certain RPG title was on the minds of players. It was certainly a surprising reveal, don't you think? A brand new full-fledged RPG developed by Obsidian Entertainment and written and produced by the talent from the show? Sounded pretty cool to me. With an initial 2012 release date, I was looking forward to the day I could try it out.

But then things happened; it got delayed, and delayed again, and then the original publisher THQ filed for bankruptcy. Things seemed to have looked up when Ubisoft acquired publishing rights and announced a new date. But then it got delayed again, and again. This game has been delayed so much, the TV show it's based on has actually poked fun at the situation. Seriously, go check out the episode "Titties & Dragons" -- it was almost like a tease.

But now, we can  see the light at the end of the tunnel as the game has finally gone gold. With less than a month away from release, Ubisoft invited the press to get some much-appreciated hands-on time with the long-delayed title. Though read ahead with warning: if you hate South Park and you're otherwise easily offended, I can tell you now this game will probably piss you off.

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1:45 PM on 02.12.2014

Stick of Truth goes gold, Trey and Matt weigh in

You know what's dumb? Stories about games going gold. Oh cool, a game's done and will be available to the public. That happens all the time. Stupid. However, with South Park: The Stick of Truth, it feels a bit more substanti...

Brett Makedonski

5:00 PM on 02.09.2014

Stick of Truth Achievements have you 'join the KKK'

The Achievement / Trophies list for South Park: The Stick of Truth have just been uncovered, and it looks like "New Kid on the Block", what seems to be the very first one you'll earn, is for joining the KKK. Well then, ...

Brett Makedonski



It's the return of Mr. Hankey in The Stick of Truth photo
It's the return of Mr. Hankey in The Stick of Truth
by Hamza CTZ Aziz

This ad for South Park: The Stick of Truth just debuted during today's Super Bowl game against the sports team that are sporting for the most sports. It's pretty tame, but does show off some plot points like the return of a certain old South Park character.

There were two other quick looks at the game released on the official website too, "rejected" ads if you will. One involves Adolf Hitler and the other sees Mr. Hankey arguing with his poop wife.

Game of the Year contender for sure.

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4:00 PM on 12.22.2013

Anal probes and abortion kept South Park from AU rating

Over at IGN, three reports have been obtained detailing the difficulties Ubisoft had with securing a ratings classification for South Park: The Stick of Truth by the Australian Classifications Board, before finally ...

Wesley Ruscher

8:00 AM on 12.17.2013

Obsidian is planning another Kickstarter project soon

Obsidian's CEO Feargus Urquhart recently spoke with Rock, Paper, Shotgun on the studios plans for another Kickstarter project. The company is already working on Pillars of Eternity, but they don't want that to be the only cla...

Joshua Derocher

8:30 AM on 12.11.2013

Project Eternity has a name and a gameplay trailer

Project Eternity, Obsidian's old-school PC role-playing game that was Kickstarted last year, is now called Pillars of Eternity. Along with getting an actual name, Obsidian released the first gameplay trailer, and opened up ...

Joshua Derocher

6:00 PM on 11.29.2013

Fallout: New Vegas creative designer joins Killzone team

Fallout: New Vegas' lead creative designer, John Gonzalez, has joined the team behind the Killzone franchise over in Amsterdam. Back in March of 2011, Gonzalez left Obsidian Entertainment and joined Warner Bros. Gam...

Harry Monogenis

3:30 PM on 09.25.2013

South Park: The Stick of Truth is out this December

December 10, 2013. That's when South Park: The Stick of Truth releases for Xbox 360, PC, and PlayStation 3. Might as well be an eternity away. Ubisoft has put out a new trailer and talked about a special edition of the game....

Jordan Devore

6:00 AM on 08.30.2013

Fallout: New Vegas fan film is bloody, scantily clad

I've yet to go through Fallout: New Vegas after being less than enthused by Fallout 3 -- though people keep telling me New Vegas is better, particularly if you didn't like Fallout 3 all that much. Accordingly. watching this ...

Steven Hansen





9:30 PM on 08.02.2013

Everquest Next, Arkham Multiplayer & Xbox GPU Upgrade

Hey everybody! I'm wearing a really stupid shirt, it must be Friday! Suddenly, there are two new Everquest Next games on the horizon, and they look really cool. Quakecon is happening right now, and there's some Bethesda news...

Max Scoville

9:00 PM on 07.31.2013

Obsidian reveals its plan for potential KOTOR III

Knights of the Old Republic II: The Sith Lords was a stellar Star Wars RPG that shone despite its bugs and rushed production schedule. It left me wanting to a sequel and, speaking to Eurogamer, Obsidian's Chris Avellone also ...

Alasdair Duncan

11:00 AM on 07.19.2013

South Park: The Stick of Truth inspired by EarthBound

When asked what games inspired the upcoming South Park: The Stick of Truth during a panel at San Diego Comic-Con, Trey Parker and Matt Stone, the creative minds behind the iconic series, jokingly answered "Crash Ban...

Wesley Ruscher

5:37 PM on 06.10.2013

Nagasaki fart confirmed for South Park: Stick of Truth

In what feels like the first real piece of news on South Park: The Stick of Truth in a while, those wacky folks at South Park Digital Studios have decided to share something special at this E3: the deadly Nagaskai ...

Jason Cabral



You can fart forever in South Park: The Stick of Truth photo
You can fart forever in South Park: The Stick of Truth
by Hamza CTZ Aziz

Me: "You can just hold [the button] and he farts forever?"

Nathan Davis of Obsidian: "Yeah, he'll fart forever."

Videogame journalism.

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9:30 PM on 05.03.2013

Cyberpunk 2077, CoD: Ghosts & GTA V

Today on The Destructoid Show, we talk about all kinds of SEO-friendly click-bait topics!Call Of Duty: Ghosts has been announced, and it's next-gen, and apparently, Sledgehammer games isn't working on it. Anthony Burch ...

Max Scoville