South Park: The Stick of Truth
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DEVELOPER: Obsidian Entertainment
WRITERS: Trey Parker, Matt Stone
RELEASE DATE: March 4, 2014
It begins with a simple screen of black, the words “Press START” floating in the middle while some epic music plays in the background. Is this the next big fantasy video game? Why no, this is South Park: The Stick of Truth.
Fans of the hit Comedy Central animated series have been awaiting the arrival of this game for a long time now after various speedbumps (it was initially being published by THQ, who ended up going under before Ubisoft swooped in and saved the day) and delays saw its release date pushed back again and again. Sometimes delays like this can spell doom for a game. Sometimes it simply means that the game’s makers are taking as much time as necessary to deliver the best possible product.
Well the time is now, folks. The Stick of Truth finally hits store shelves today. Continue reading to see if it is everything you’ve hoped it would be, or if it’s just another animated TV show turned video game that fails to deliver!
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