We’re about five weeks away from finally getting our hands on the oft-delayed South Park RPG, The Stick of Truth. You can expect the marketing train to pick up a bit between now and then, and to get the carriages rolling, developer Obsidian has sat down with South Park creators Matt Stone and Trey Parker for a brief behind the scenes on the game’s development.
For a start, it’s an interesting watch just to get a glimpse of the offices in which the game is being made as well as a peek inside the South Park Digital Studios. Both Stone and Parker briefly chat about how the game started out and why they went in the direction they did.
There’s quite a bit of new gameplay shown off as well as numerous shots of the different “new kid” characters that are possible to make. Then there’s the hint that utilising your character’s main power (farting, because South Park) will require some analogue control mapping because “you need to, like, feel it go out of your asshole”. They’re definitely trying their hardest to capture the show’s lowbrow humour and juxtaposed highbrow social commentary. Video after the jump.
South Park: The Stick of Truth is out on 07 March 2014 on PC, PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360. Don’t pre-order it though, because Cartman says so: