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When South Park creators Trey Parker and Matt Stone decided they wanted to make a game, Obsidian was on their list. "We got this phone call about 'hey do we want to talk to the South Park guys?' and we were like, 'Yeah, right...


Speaking to The Guardian about South Park: The Stick of Truth's censorship in Europe and Australia over a scene involving anal probes, series co-creator Matt Stone said "It's not that big a deal. It doesn't change things that...


It's hard to believe that I've been watching South Park for almost 17 years. I vividly remember sneaking downstairs in the dead of night, quietly turning on Comedy Central to watch Eric Cartman get probed by an alien. I ...


We're less than three weeks away from the release of South Park: The Stick of Truth, but I'm not sure I can wait that long. Between Alessandro's preview and this video showing the first 13 minutes of the game, I'm all aflust...


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 t...


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...


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, ...


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 ...


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 ...


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...


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 ...


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...


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....


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 ...


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...


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 ...


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...


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 ...


Me: "You can just hold [the button] and he farts forever?" Nathan Davis of Obsidian: "Yeah, he'll fart forever." Videogame journalism.


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 ...


Throughout its relatively short existence, the upcoming South Park game has seemed to get the short end of the stick. From developer layoffs to a bankrupt publisher, South Park: The Stick of Truth can't seem to...


Eagle eyed OXM have spotted a job listing on the Obsidian website for a level designer to work on a "unique next generation game." Obsidian staff have mentioned how they would love to work on a Fallout: New Vegas 2 but "uniqu...


I hope you like waterfalls. After sharing an image of Project Eternity, Obsidian Entertainment is back with the first footage of the title in motion. It's not gameplay -- there's no combat featured -- but we are shown some c...


Just before he left to go on a likely well-deserved holiday, I had the opportunity to pester Obsidian's Chris Avellone about his role in inXile's upcoming RPG, Torment: Tides of Numenera.  Chris is a veteran of RPGs, par...


If ever a video was more perfectly timed to scorch a fanbase's soul, it's this one. In the fallout of the Aliens: Colonial Marines debacle, demo footage of Obsidian's cancelled Aliens role-playing game, Aliens: Crucible, has...


In another casual conversation from Destructoid's news room, Jordan Devore, Daniel Starkey and and I discuss the possible futures of Batman and Fallout. Plus, we marvel at how spectacularly wrong Aliens: Colonial Marines went.


What initially seemed like a joke just became real: Obsidian's Chris Avellone (Planescape: Torment, Fallout: New Vegas) is playing through the entirety of lengthy RPG Arcanum and posting videos of it on YouTube, as promised b...


Hello there, boys and girls! It's your creepy uncle Max with another installment of the critically-acclaimed [citation needed] Destructoid Show! Today we talk about Aliens: Colonial Marines, which seems to be the bummer of t...


Speaking to Rock, Paper, Shotgun at D.I.C.E., Obsidian CEO Feargus Urquhart told the outlet that the studio would be on board for more Fallout. "Oh, we'd love to do Fallout: New Vegas 2. It would be awesome," he explained. "I...


Obsidian struck me as an odd choice for South Park: The Stick of Truth, an unprecedented epic RPG and comedy. With only a hint of comedy in games like Alpha Protocol and Fallout: New Vegas, I wondered if Obsidian would even ...


South Park Studios has filed an objection in court to prevent the sale of South Park: The Stick of Truth in THQ's bankruptcy asset sale taking place later today unless certain conditions are met. South Park Studios wants the ...


Sad news today as THQ has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy. The bankruptcy filing, which is available for you to read, included several unannounced projects by various THQ studios. Note that these are more than likely internal...


In reporting its second-quarter fiscal 2013 results, THQ announced the delay of South Park: The Stick of Truth. Originally scheduled for March 5, 2013, the Obsidian Entertainment-developed role-playing game is now looking to ...


And it's over! Obsidian's Project Eternity, the most-funded Kickstarter game project ever, has just finished its Kickstarter, making exactly $3,986,929, falling just $13,071 short of its final stretch goal, "Enhance the ...


Ever since Double Fine enjoyed massive success on Kickstarter, eager game developers from all corners have attempted to replicate the success. Hungry upstarts and old veterans alike have seen "crowdfunding" as a way to pursue...


The first screenshot of Obsidian Entertainment's Kickstarter-funded title, currently known as Project Eternity, has been released today. It's pretty damned gorgeous too, featuring a waterfall and what looks to me to be some k...


After reaching its funding goal in just over 24 hours, Obsidian's Kickstarter campaign for its RPG entitled Project Eternity has hit the $2.2 million mark. That's double the amount that Obsidian was looking to obtain to fund ...


If a known developer is using Kickstarter to fund its next game, be careful -- the money might end up getting used to ostensibly give a major publisher a new game for free. Obsidian CEO Feargus Urquhart has revealed that...


So yesterday, we reported on noted RPG developer Obsidian's Kickstarter project; a new, isometric RPG named Project Eternity. In a complete non-surprise to everyone, the project has reached its $1,110,000 goal in just over 24...


In case you didn't know, Obsidian Entertainment's been running a countdown this week, and now it's up. The result? A Kickstarter project for Project Eternity, a new fantasy RPG from the folks who made Fallout 1 & 2, Plan...






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