Reviews and Problems with South Park: The Stick of Truth
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10 February 2015
Conclusion: As you might expect the game has garnered its fair share of controversy. Many countries have banned certain portions of the game, notably the abortion and anal-probe mini-games. The mini-games are examples of show creators Trey Parker and Matt Stone pushing the envelope of taste for the sake of it...
Summary: It delivers on every level that a South Park fan could expect. From the biggest pillars of the series' trademark style, to the tiniest of subtle details, The Stick of Truth makes good on every level.
Pros: Hilarious jokes, Perfectly replicated art style, Simple, fun RPG gameplay, Literally acts as an interactive season of the show
Cons: Classes barely differ, Blemished by intermittent bugs, Tutorials are wonky
Excerpt: One of the more under discussed aspects in the perennial riddle of why licensed games are, as a rule, bad is the importance of matching genre and franchise. Earlier, poorer attempts at bringing South Park to the video game world stand as clear illustrations of this point.
South Park: The Stick of Truth Review for PlayStation 3
22 March 2014
Excerpt: In South Park: The Stick of Truth , players explore the small Colorado town, engage in turned-based fighting, and encounter endless characters. Almost every conceivable element from the animated television series has been transferred over to this video game adaptation.
Pros: Endless humor;simple interface; deep customization; complete health replenishment after battles; entertaining player assistance throughout; additional content potential; quick travel points; great design/production; balanced gameplay; rewards fans/entertains newbies with references, surprises, an...
Cons: No multiplayer modes/options; auto save loads; lack of expanded subtitle languages
Excerpt: South Park has been making people laugh and offending others for 17 years now. In its almost two decade long history, most of the game tie-ins haven’t gone down particularly well with those that have played them.
Come On Down To South Park… | South Park: The Stick of Truth Review
New Gamer Nation
13 March 2014
Conclusion: To be honest, South Park: The Stick of Truth is a fun game. While the combat is simple, the most rewarding part of it is all the animations and the sweet sense of relief knowing you timed a special attack just right, adding extra damage to a tough enemy.
Conclusion: South Park: The Stick of Truth captures the heart and soul of its source material better than any other licensed game on the market. Though not a particularly long game, the experiences and situations you’ll encounter stand out for their sheer audacity and hilariously poor taste.