There's A New South Park Video Game Coming And It Looks Amazing
There have been South Park games, both official and unofficial, since the show began – we had a really shit platformer based around Cheesy Poofs in about 1998. But it wasn’t until last year’s South Park: The Stick Of Truth that a game really reflected the awesomeness of the show. Matt Stone and Trey Parker were heavily involved in its development, and its release was pushed back several times so they could guarantee it was up to the standard of the cartoon. And it really was – it won a bunch of awards and sold over a million and a half copies.
At E3 yesterday, Ubisoft announced a sequel, South Park: The Fractured But Whole. (Say it out loud. It’s gross.)
Instead of a fantasy theme this time, it’s superheroes, with the player again taking on the role of a new kid, joining Kyle, Stan, Cartman and Kenny as they battle Butters.
Here’s the official description:
“Players will delve into the crime-ridden underbelly of South Park with Coon and Friends. This dedicated group of crime fighters was formed by Eric Cartman whose superhero alter-ego, The Coon, is half man, half raccoon. As the New Kid, players will join Mysterion, Toolshed, Human Kite, Mosquito, Mint Berry Crunch and a host of others to battle the forces of evil while Coon strives to make his team the most beloved superheroes in history."
Yesterday’s announcement was just that – an announcement that the game is a thing that is happening at some point – so there’s no release dates or anything just yet.
Here's the official trailer, which is awesome:
And keep an eye on the official site for more. We're really excited about this.
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