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  • Summary: South Park: The Game is an epic role-playing adventure that will allow the user to befriend Stan, Kyle, Cartman and Kenny and explore the quiet little mountain town like never before.
Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 43 out of 48
  2. Negative: 0 out of 48
  1. Mar 15, 2014
    100
    The South Park game we have been waiting for is at last here.
  2. Mar 4, 2014
    93
    We've never had so much fun with a video game before. If you like RPGs and/or the TV show –especially the latter– this is a game you cannot miss. This is just the best adaptation from a TV series to a video game ever made.
  3. Mar 23, 2014
    90
    Basically, it’s the second full-length movie based on South Park, now fully interactive. Even bigger, longer and uncut.
  4. Mar 4, 2014
    85
    More than just a faithful adaptation of a cult TV series. It's a benchmark for translating a favourite property into a video game format, something that other licensed properties could learn from. And it's also the funniest game on the market.
  5. Mar 4, 2014
    81
    It's in bad taste, disgusting, difficult to digest - so it's a true and worthy South Park game. It's captures the humour and has lots of great ideas. Still, it's no RPG, it's all about the fun we all know from the TV series.
  6. Mar 4, 2014
    80
    Obsidian Entertainment managed to create a South Park game that is completely indistinguishable from the TV series. The witty and vulgar humor, the cutout aesthetic, and the hilarious voice talents of Matt Stone and Troy Parker are all present. Fans of the series shouldn’t miss it.
  7. Mar 4, 2014
    58
    The length is less to blame than the overall design as an RPG, where players will notice things such as a striking contrast between pacing when considering how strong the story is. Stick of Truth’s main concern ultimately lies in its ability to match a good game to a really entertaining premise, which is a far more alienating factor than whether people like your show.

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Score distribution:
  1. Negative: 21 out of 258
  1. Mar 4, 2014
    10
    This game is Oustanding. My first thought was, What?! $60 for a game about poop jokes? But No, I haven't had this much fun in an RPG since theThis game is Oustanding. My first thought was, What?! $60 for a game about poop jokes? But No, I haven't had this much fun in an RPG since the Original Pokemon, and that's what this game keeps reminding me of, with the added fun of the ENTIRE South Park universe. EVERYTHING IS HERE, everything from Tom's Rhinoplasty, to Al Gore hiding in the Bushes. Every line of Dialogue brings a chuckle after another, and It's all done right.

    The Combat is turn based, and s executed in a fun and engaging way, there is no waiting for the enemy to take their turn, you're constantly engaged with attempting to block enemy attacks and countering.

    For the first hour I just looked through Cartmans house, Played the "taking a **** minigame, then playing with his moms ****

    Literally Skyrim+Pokemon= This game
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  2. Mar 10, 2014
    10
    The first actual South Park game that is more than just decent or a shambling mess. If you enjoy SP humor, you'll enjoy this. Deserves all theThe first actual South Park game that is more than just decent or a shambling mess. If you enjoy SP humor, you'll enjoy this. Deserves all the money you can throw at it. Expand
  3. Mar 19, 2014
    10
    As i am a big south park fan, i was a bit hesitant with buying this game seeing as the previous south park games were crap but after playingAs i am a big south park fan, i was a bit hesitant with buying this game seeing as the previous south park games were crap but after playing through the game i have declared this game as my favorite licensed video game. The story is quite simple even for RPG standards, the gameplay is very fresh with 4 classes that are very fun to play as, and the humor is the hilarious south park norm
    so...
    GET THIS GAME NOW
    also, there's loads of references to the TV show to give you a fanboygasm
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  4. May 9, 2014
    9
    While I am personally not a fan of the show, I find its over the top crude humor quite abit distastful, I say this game to be a master pieceWhile I am personally not a fan of the show, I find its over the top crude humor quite abit distastful, I say this game to be a master piece for one big reason: It was made for the fans.

    Most movie/tv show tie-in games tend to be a attempt to rip off popular games at the time to attract new people to the movie/tv show or to just try and ring some cheap profits out of the fans. Because of this they fail spectacularly. The Stick of Truth does not fall to this.

    The Stick of Truth feels you like are inside and part of a South Park episode or movie, it does not rely on cheap gimmicks or trying to "broaden the audience". The graphics are not 3d hd bloomfests with hyper realistic animation, they exactly like the show. The voice acting isn't needless celebrity voices, they are the voices from the show. The gameplay is pretty simply and intuitive, a few puzzles here and there, combat is fun and the attacks are hilarious with each class having pretty cool abilities. The companion attacks are hilarious. There is little to no "grinding" needed to continue the story, so people who don't play many RPGs are not turned off. To top it off there are more than a few homages to past and present RPGs and several satirical passes at various video game tropes.

    Going back to my original statement, this game was made for the fans. It is not some watered down, executive pandering lump of failure. I am not a fan, this game was not made for me, and it shouldn't be. It was made for the fans and that is EXACTLY how these types of games SHOULD BE.
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  5. Mar 5, 2014
    9
    I played through the game and i loved it the humor is brilliant especially for a South Park fan, characters are introduced slowly the storyI played through the game and i loved it the humor is brilliant especially for a South Park fan, characters are introduced slowly the story is really well told.As for game-play its complex and challenging Game is definitely not for every one but for me its 9 out of 10 Expand
  6. Mar 10, 2014
    8
    It's like playing in a very long and well written episode of the show. It combines the absolute hilarity of the show and RPG elementsIt's like playing in a very long and well written episode of the show. It combines the absolute hilarity of the show and RPG elements seamlessly. On top of that, you see almost every major and minor character that has ever appeared in the show's history. The same thing goes for the music. Expand
  7. Mar 8, 2014
    0
    A buggy, mediocre mess. Obsidian is notorious for releasing their games 6 months before up to snuff, and this game is no different (rememberA buggy, mediocre mess. Obsidian is notorious for releasing their games 6 months before up to snuff, and this game is no different (remember new vegas on release date? give me a break). The gameplay is boring, the combat is basically final fantasy 1 with quick time events, and for a 2d game, the performance is a joke. Even as a huge south park fan, I had a hard time enjoying this poor excuse of a game. Go back and play the ps1 south park games if you need a fix, not this piece of crap. Expand

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