From the perilous battlefields of the fourth-grade playground, a young hero will rise, destined to be South Park’s savior. From the creators of South Park, Trey Parker and Matt Stone, comes an epic quest to become… cool. Introducing South Park™: The Stick of Truth™. For a thousand years, the battle has been waged.
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Release Date: Mar 3, 2014

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From the perilous battlefields of the fourth-grade playground, a young hero will rise, destined to be South Park’s savior. From the creators of South Park, Trey Parker and Matt Stone, comes an epic quest to become… cool. Introducing South Park™: The Stick of Truth™.

For a thousand years, the battle has been waged. The sole reason humans and elves are locked in a neverending war: The Stick of Truth. But the tides of war are soon to change as word of a new kid spreads throughout the land, his coming fortold by the stars. As the moving vans of prophecy drive away, your adventure begins.

Arm yourself with weapons of legend to defeat underpants gnomes, hippies and other forces of evil. Discover the lost Stick of Truth and earn your place at the side of Stan, Kyle, Cartman and Kenny as their new friend. Succeed, and you shall be South Park’s savior, cementing your social status in South Park Elementary. Fail, and you will forever be known… as a loser.

Key Features

  • The Definitive South Park Experience
    Written and voiced by Trey Parker and Matt Stone, The Stick of Truth brings their unique brand of humor to video gaming.
  • An Epic Quest To Become... Cool
    Earn your place alongside Stan, Kyle, Cartman and Kenny, and join them in a hysterical adventure to save South Park.
  • Friends With Benefits
    Recruit classic South Park characters to your cause.
  • Intense Combat
    Arm yourself to the teeth with an arsenal of magical weapons and mystical armor.
  • South Park Customization
    Insert yourself into South Park with something like a billion character, clothing, and weapon combinations.

System Requirements

    Minimum:
    • OS: WindowsXP SP3, Windows Vista SP2, Windows 7 SP1, Windows 8 (both 32/64bit versions)
    • Processor: Intel Pentium Dual-Core E2180 @ 2.0 GHz or AMD Athlon64 X2 3800+ @ 2.0 GHz
    • Memory: 2 GB GB RAM
    • Graphics: nVidia GeForce 8800GT or AMD Radeon HD2600XT (512MB VRAM with Shader Model 4.0 or higher)
    • DirectX: Version 9.0c
    • Storage: 6 GB available space
    • Sound Card: DirectX Compatible Sound Card with latest drivers
    Recommended:
    • OS: WindowsXP SP3, Windows Vista SP2, Windows 7 SP1, Windows 8 (both 32/64bit versions)
    • Processor: Intel Core2Duo E4400 @ 2.0 GHz or AMD Athlon64 X2 4400+ @ 2.3 GHz or better
    • Memory: 4 GB RAM
    • Graphics: nVidia GeForce 9800GT or AMD Radeon HD4870 (512MB VRAM with Shader Model 4.0) or better
    • DirectX: Version 9.0c
    • Storage: 6 GB available space
    • Sound Card: DirectX Compatible Sound Card with latest drivers
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SomberUmbra
( 19.9 hrs on record )
Posted: June 28
South Park with an endearing rpg setting. What more can you get? It was a fun ride all the way through and I might play it again just to try out at least one more class. The main storyline and quests are what really drive this game for me, so fans of the show will have a blast.

I was a bit disappointed in some of the elements of the game however. The weapons are left to be desired since they seem to be less class specific and more whatever floats your boat, which isn't necessarily a bad thing, but sometimes it just felt wrong lugging around huge two-handed weapons and the like when I was a thief class; it could've just been me not exploring the meta more, but I think more class specific weapons would've been nice. Speaking of items, there was a huge saturation of strap-ons, clothes, and weapons right at the very end of the game for some apparent reason. Knowing South Park, all of those things right at the end could've been satirical, but it just felt underwhelming going through the whole game with a lack of items for each class and then suddenly getting a bunch of items at the end. Again, these two points aren't neccessarily bad, but I think they could've been executed better in order for the rpg elements of the game to feel more immersive. Maybe I'm just being a bit nitpicky.

Either way, the game was wonderful and I had a great time. I'd definitely implore those who like the show to check it out; or if you're just looking for a quick rpg that's a little different in story and aesthetics, this could be the game for you too.
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TheGamerNerd
( 3.7 hrs on record )
Posted: June 28
I love the South Park,
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Gigertag
( 1.4 hrs on record )
Posted: June 28
Very funny
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Joey
( 13.3 hrs on record )
Posted: June 28
All the things that make the show great are present in this game. There are tons of collectible stuff, including junk, that are easter eggs to so many episodes from the show, such as pubes, chinpokomon, Antonio Banderas love doll, etc.

The game feels like if you were playing a whole South Park episode, unlike previous South Park games that didn't live up to expectations.


The story is hilarious as well.
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Scorcharino
( 15.9 hrs on record )
Posted: June 28
Imagine if Trey Parker and Matt Stone didn't have to limit theselves to what Comedy Central would allow them to show.
Now imagine it in game form.
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Patrick Man
( 14.2 hrs on record )
Posted: June 28
Such a classic southpark episode the you actually get to play. so fun and actually has that effect of making you want to keep playing cause something odd and funny is always waiting to happen. a good laugh the whole time.
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Berry Allen
( 14.9 hrs on record )
Posted: June 28
A really funny game for those that enjoy sp.
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bullskido
( 15.7 hrs on record )
Posted: June 28
It is a must-have game with long gameplay and easter-eggs for the shows fans, also a decent RPG game with a loads of nice-drawen animations. I would play it again totally!

10/10
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167 of 179 people (93%) found this review helpful
10 people found this review funny
Recommended
14.3 hrs on record
Posted: June 2
First and foremost, this is a Ubisoft game that doesn't require Uplay. That alone deserves a "recommended" status.
Beyond that, South Park is, regardless of having the South Park theme, an incredibly fun game.
The mechanics are great, the turn-based fight system is really good and there's enough variety and excitement to it to keep you going for a good amount of hours.
Generally The Stick of Truth is a really decent game.
9/10
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204 of 270 people (76%) found this review helpful
202 people found this review funny
Recommended
12.8 hrs on record
Posted: June 5
There's a guy having sex with a horse.
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62 of 81 people (77%) found this review helpful
3 people found this review funny
Recommended
26.4 hrs on record
Posted: June 13
If you want this game, I recommend that you do not buy it from the steam store page right now. For an extra 30 dollars you can get this game and its upcoming sequel.

EDIT: You have to pre-order the sequel to gain access to Stick of Truth.
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31 of 34 people (91%) found this review helpful
2 people found this review funny
Recommended
35.6 hrs on record
Posted: June 12
For South Park fans a MUST PLAY game
The intention of the creators was simple - it must be essentially playable southpark tv show. And they did it. It is all there - the jokes, the absurdities, simply all that we love about the show. Since it is an essentially a playable episode of South Park, it has the absolutely amazing story that drives you through the game. But the game isnt just the story, it is also the fine RPG system and the turn-based Heroes like battles. You (your character) choose a class at the game beginning (most definetly choose to play as Jew :D ) level up, gain and equip new armors and weapons and battle along chosen, our favourite and beloved characters from the tv show. Each character has his own special abilities, weapons so there is an level of "strategy" to your fights. Enough said. NAGASAKI FART!!!

GOOD things:
  • Essentially interactive South Park Episode = typical jokes
  • Quite long story = i think that without the achievement hunting it took me 20h
  • Casual - Easy to play, no hardcore skill to learn
BAD things:
  • Not everybody likes South Park, i guess they might think the game is as stupid as the show

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28 of 32 people (88%) found this review helpful
37 people found this review funny
Recommended
19.1 hrs on record
Posted: June 13
There once was a maiden from S-s-s-s-sto-sto-stoneberry H-h-hollow
She didn't t-talk much but boy did she s-s-s-s-swallow.
I have a nice lance that she sa saa.... saaaaa.....sat upon
The maiden from Stoneberry who was also your mom.
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34 of 43 people (79%) found this review helpful
10 people found this review funny
Recommended
16.5 hrs on record
Posted: June 13
Funniest game I have ever played, easily in my top 5 Steam games.
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22 of 23 people (96%) found this review helpful
2 people found this review funny
Recommended
14.0 hrs on record
Posted: June 7
-Quick Review-
South Park: The Stick of Truth is an RPG developed by Obsidian Entertainment and released in 2014. It's really like playing a series of South Park episodes in a video game format. Having Trey Parker as a writer and voice actor makes the game all the more authentic.

-Detailed breakdown review-
Disclaimer: this game (and the show) has earthy and shock humor, South Park is basically TRYING to offend you, and I wouldn't recommend it to most younger gamer's or anyone who is sensitive (...to political, religious, obscenities, cartoon nudity, fart jokes, you get the idea). Honestly I haven't even watched very many of the episodes but I have watched some.
On that note though, think of this review as coming from someone from the outside. I kept having this sensations that there were a lot of in-jokes that I was missing out on, because I hadn't watched all the South Park Episodes. But that being said I still enjoyed the game as a whole, read on to see why.
http://steamcommunity.com/sharedfiles/filedetails/?id=698104103

Story: You play the game from the perspective of a silent protagonist who has moved to southpark to avoid.... something! You just overhear your parents talking about it, but you character is about as uninterested as possible. The dialogue is quite comical since your character doesn't speak and all the other characters acknowledge it.
An example would be from the early dialogue in the game "do you know why we moved here?" *blank soulless stare* "Honey, I don't think he remembers...." "Good! Now go out there and make friends, son."

Really the only type of interaction I had with the NPC's was by hitting them in the shins with my weapon, or farting in their general direction. (normally I wouldn't stoop to making French Knight - Monty Python jokes, but that one was too good to pass up. Also it's never stooping to make Monty Python jokes.)

The story is surprisingly longer then I excepted, right when you're bringing one chapter to a close, you go home, go to bed, and wake up to find there's a whole new crisis to deal with. On that note the over all theme is that you're playing an "imaginary" (ish?) game with the south park kids. There are two factions, the humans and elfs, whom are at waring over the stick of truth.

The whole inventory, equipment, quest log, etc, is all done like it's on social media, there are several hilarious jokes that revolving around this theme. Although I did feel a pang of guilt since I only check my own social media once a day and never touch it again. Maybe the game is presenting an allegory for our addition to social media? ......Or maybe I'm over thinking a comedy video game.

Gameplay: The gameplay is solid; as usual the movement controls are my good old friends: "WASD", there are two active abilities you can use: you can toggle through all abilities with Q and E, and then use them with F and G. Or it's something like that, I kept getting them mixed up. I would be trying to throw a fart at a fire and instead throw a dodgeball or tell my companion to do something and butters would say "Well that would be just silly". DO WHAT I SAY BUTTERS!
okay, So the controls aren't PERFECT for a keyboard and mouse, but it wasn't game breaking, just mildly annoying hearing butter talk back to me. (One does get the sensation it would be better to play with a controller though *cough cough cough*)

When you first start up a new game you have different choices in difficulty. Being an avid middle-difficulty-man, I chose medium andddddd I think I under estimated my ability on this one, because towards the end of the game I found myself melting my enemies with my mighty mage spells.
You have a choice between different classes: Fighter, Theif, Mage, and Jew. But you're not limited to your class, so you can set up your gear and build to let the mage focus on melee skills, range, etc. So yeah, I'll leave it like that, just think "RPG customization builds" and that sums it up pretty well.

the combat is done in turn-based RPG style, where you execute specific actions depending on the attack. So for those that are unfamiliar with RPG-turn based combat, you select your attack/item/spell you > select your target > you do whatever action is required (for this example, right click when you see the flash effect) > you right click > you deal bonus damage or an effect. Next character attacks, and so on and so forth, and you keep going until everyone that stands against you is dirt napping. (I can't imagine this is a new concept to people, but if it is just ask in the comments and I'll map it out)
http://steamcommunity.com/sharedfiles/filedetails/?id=698104129

Conclusion:
As I've already said, the best way to describe South Park: The Stick of Truth, is "It's South Park, as a video game". If you don't like or at least understand South Park's background, this game will mostly be a loss on you.
But as far as stories go, this one was amusing, and I feel that it was quite worthwhile playing through. And the gameplay was surprisingly solid, the theme amused me, the voices, music, and theme were completely authentic to the source material, I had no idea Trey Parker voiced so many of the characters!
http://steamcommunity.com/sharedfiles/filedetails/?id=698982497
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29 of 36 people (81%) found this review helpful
4 people found this review funny
Recommended
11.0 hrs on record
Posted: June 13
It's like an entire season of South Park crammed into a single game. Also, it's more jrpg than most jrpgs' these days.
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17 of 18 people (94%) found this review helpful
3 people found this review funny
Recommended
22.5 hrs on record
Posted: June 24
I was not a big fan of South Park before this game. I had not seen the TV series and was completely new to the series. But The Stick of Truth blew me away. With fantastic writing and dialogues, this is one of the funniest games out there. The combat is somewhat difficult to understand with the blocking mechanic in a turn based battle, you soon get the hang of it. South Park : The Stick Of Truth is one of the best games I've ever played which is short but doesn't overcome it's stay. Brilliant.
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27 of 36 people (75%) found this review helpful
22 people found this review funny
Recommended
2.8 hrs on record
Posted: June 15
A game from Ubisoft that is't buggy, wait what is this ? :D
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