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First Nations to South Park get into games (game review)

by Blaine Kyllo

South Park: The Stick of Truth (Ubisoft; PS3, Windows, Xbox 360; rated mature)
There is no adaptation more faithful to its source material than The Stick of Truth.
This video game is essentially an extended episode of the South Park cartoon in which you play as the new kid in town.
As with any role-playing game, you start by picking your character’s class: fighter, mage, thief, or Jew. Just like the television show, The Stick of Truth is unflinching, offensive, and hilarious. Also like the TV show, while the game’s graphics might look like they’re for children, the content isn’t. And it’s not really for casual players, either.
The Stick of Truth is a full-fledged role-playing game. The turn-based combat requires precise timing for success.
South Park creators Trey Parker and Matt Stone had complete creative control over the game and, as they do with their television show, did all the writing and voice work, resulting in spot-on characterizations.
By maintaining the skewering spirit, The Stick of Truth will be appreciated by fans of the show, even if it remains something of a mystery to the uninitiated.

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