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South Park: The Stick of Truth

by Ubisoft
 Ages 18 and Over
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (76 customer reviews)

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Platform: PC Download
Edition: Standard Edition
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  • Written and voiced by Trey Parker and Matt Stone with their unique brand of humour
  • Earn your place alongside Stan, Kyle, Cartman, and Kenny in an hysterical adventure
  • Recruit classic South Park characters to your cause on an epic quest to become cool
  • Arm yourself to the teeth with an arsenal of magical weapons and mystical armour
  • Insert yourself into the world with character, clothing, and weapon customisations



Game Information

  • Platform:   Windows
  • PEGI Rating: Ages 18 and Over Suitable for 18 years and over. Not for sale to persons under age 18. By placing an order for this product, you declare that you are 18 years of age or over.
  • Media: Software Download

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Platform: PC Download | Edition: Standard Edition
  • Online Code: Currently, this item is available only to customers located in the United Kingdom and who have a UK invoice address.
  • Note: Giving as a gift is not available for this item.
  • ASIN: B00ICSSO78
  • Release Date: 7 Mar 2014
  • Average Customer Review: 4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (76 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 39 in PC & Video Games (See Top 100 in PC & Video Games)
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Product Description

Platform: PC Download | Edition: Standard Edition

Product Description

Features a wide range of characters from the show, including voice acting from creators Trey Parker and Matt Stone
Features a wide range of characters from the show, including voice acting from creators Trey Parker and Matt Stone. view larger

An epic quest to become... cool

From the perilous battlefields of the fourth-grade playground, a young hero will rise, destined to be South Park's saviour. 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 foretold by the stars. As the moving vans of prophecy drive away, your adventure begins.

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Arm yourself with magical weapons to defeat the many different enemies. view larger

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 an 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 armour.
  • South Park customisation: Insert yourself into South Park with a wide range of character, clothing, and weapon combinations.

System Requirements

MINIMUM PC CONFIGURATION

  • OPERATING SYSTEM: Windows XP SP3, Vista SP2, Windows 7 SP1, Windows 8 (both 32/64bit versions)
  • PROCESSOR: Intel Core 2 Duo E2180 at 2.0 GHz or AMD Athlon X2 3800+ at 2.0 GHz
  • RAM: 2 GB (Recommended 4GB or more)
  • VIDEO CARD: nVidia GeForce 7900GT or AMD Radeon 2900 - See supported List
  • DIRECT X: DirectX June 2010
  • SOUND: DirectX Compatible Sound Card with latest drivers
  • HARD DISK: 4 GB
  • PERIPHERALS: Windows-compatible keyboard and mouse required, optional controller

RECOMMENDED PC CONFIGURATION

  • OPERATING SYSTEM: Windows XP SP3, Vista SP2, Windows 7 SP1, Windows 8 (both 32/64bit versions)
  • PROCESSOR: Intel Core 2Duo E4400 at 2.0 GHz or better / AMD Athlon X2 4400+ at 2.3 GHz or better
  • VIDEO CARD: nVidia GeForce 8800GT or AMD Radeon HD3870 / 512MB VRAM with Shader Model 3.0 or higher - See supported List
  • DIRECT X: DirectX June 2010
  • SOUND: DirectX Compatible Sound Card with latest drivers
  • HARD DISK: 4 GB
  • PERIPHERALS: Windows-compatible keyboard and mouse required, optional controller

SUPPORTED VIDEO CARDS AT TIME OF RELEASE

  • AMD Radeon 2600 or better, HD3000, HD4000, HD5000, HD6000, HD7000, R7 and R9 series nVidia: GeForce 8800GT or better, GeForce 9, GT200, GT400, GT500, GT600, GT700 series

Note: Laptop versions of these cards may work but are NOT officially supported. Steam account required for game activation and installation

  • Latest GeForce drivers tested: 320.49 for all series
  • Latest Radeon drivers tested: 13.1 for Radeon HD2600, 13.9 for Radeon HD5000 and above.

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14 of 14 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars UNCENSORED and CHEAPER THAN STEAM 11 Jun 2014
Platform for Display:PC Download| Edition:Standard Edition|Verified Purchase
I bought this here because it was cheaper than on Steam.
I was overjoyed to find that upon entering the code into Steam that not only was this the Uncensored version (unlike Steam's own version), but that it was the pre-order version and contained all the pre-order DLC!!!

Cheaper, Uncensored and containing the Pre-Order DLS, you cant do better than that, well done Amazon, you have just guaranteed that all future Steam purchases will only be made after checking here first.
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7 of 7 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars So so good. 12 Mar 2014
By James
Platform for Display:PC Download| Edition:Standard Edition|Verified Purchase
I bought this on a whim - I've vaguely followed South Park over the years, and the reviews looked good, I thought I might enjoy it.

Playing it.

I have never in my entire life laughed so much playing a game.

Not a wry smile, not "a good chortle" - proper loud enough to wake your spouse laughing, with my last sup coming out of my nose.
First off, it looks and feels like an extremely extended episode of the TV show. Put aside every horrific tie-in you've ever seen. Honestly this is the first "thing spun off to a game" thing that takes the source and builds something even better upon it.
The game mechanic that's been added is what makes it - it's a well polished RPG (which would have been fine), then with a 15 hour (and counting) SP episode built around it.

The best thing however is just the world that's been created by the cross-over - It's the RPG a set of imaginative and bickering children would make.
Admittedly sweary, violent children with a healthy engagement with Nazi-zombie-cows and featuring prompts such as "pull down now to dodge your paternal gonads as they swing out of the battle backdrop" - but there's genuinely just something sweetly innocent at the core.
If I had to say why I like this game so much, I think it's just because we've all spent our childhoods playing games - but I've never seen anything that tried to reflect that before and succeeded.
I've never been invaded by China, defeated zombies, worked for a covert branch of the CIA, risen to the top of a city crime family - BUT I have "fired a stick" at a friend and descended into a heated conversation as to whether they should be dead or not.
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4 of 4 people found the following review helpful
Platform for Display:PC Download| Edition:Standard Edition|Verified Purchase
Being something of a lapsed South Park fan I approached the Stick of Truth without too high hopes, but the reviews on amazon and gaming literature give big thumbs up, so as a reward for getting a particularly dull presentation finished I got myself this as a little treat.

As a new kid in South Park you'll give straight into the children playing wizards and elves which picks up right after the end of the Game of Thrones skit in Season 17. Two factions led by Cartman and Kyle --humans and elves respectively-- fight for the "Stick of Truth" with the infectious make-believe fun of childhood that makes South Park and the game so enjoyable and even charming. You choose a class (not much impact on the story or gameplay) then get taken under Cartman's wing for the tutorial, after which you're free to explore all of South Park, levelling up though combat, missions and with extra skills unlocked by meeting people and performing side quests for the residents of South Park. Utilising the environment to take out enemies before combat can help you win difficult fights, and the turn-based combat system is well thought out, and integrates well with the skill trees, perks and equipment buffs to make the whole game feel tight and coherent.
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3 of 3 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars If You're reading this.... 25 Jun 2014
By Lofty
Platform for Display:PC Download| Edition:Standard Edition|Verified Purchase
then you are either a fan of South Park. Or buying this for someone who is a fan of South Park.

So stop wasting your time reading this stupid review and buy it!

It's cheaper than almost anywhere else online and activates though steam, so you have a copy forever.

nuff said.
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13 of 15 people found the following review helpful
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This game is cheaper by £10 and is a steam code for a download copy so well worth buying here! heard the game is amazing for anyone who loves the show plus it's an American version So no EU Ubisoft bullcrap censorship!!
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5.0 out of 5 stars Wow! Just...wow! 15 Dec 2014
Platform for Display:PC Download| Edition:Standard Edition|Verified Purchase
This is the essence of South Park in a sweet video game. If you're easily offended, DO NOT buy this game. If, however, you love the kind of humour that South Park offers - GET IT NOW!
I got this at a GREAT price on Amazon (£8.74 is an absolute steal) - much cheaper than direct through Steam. Now I've played about 13 hours, or so, I'd have definitely paid much more for it.
The humour is amazing and the gameplay is really quite good. It's taking me much longer to complete, as I'm constantly having to pause the game due to fits of laughter. I've even restarted the game to enjoy certain scenes - none of which I can mention here.
The only downside to the gameplay I've found was trying to learn some of the (rather smelly) magical spells from Cartman. This required the specific use of the controller that's fairly difficult to master initially because the game doesn't do a very good job of demonstrating the required technique. Then, after you master the spells in training, you use a different technique in gameplay. Frustrating. By the way, for this game I preferred using an XBox 360 controller over a keyboard and mouse. That's just me.
If anyone wants a tip or two on how to use a controller to master Dragonshout during training and in the game, just ask.
GREAT game so far.
Trey and Matt - a sequel, please!
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Most Recent Customer Reviews
5.0 out of 5 stars Great fun
This is a steam download Code, so be aware you need a steam account to use this - The game is really well put together and any fan of south park will enjoy it. Read more
Published 6 days ago by RevYou
5.0 out of 5 stars Five Stars
Great game, digital download so instant !!
Published 7 days ago by Cuttillfish
5.0 out of 5 stars Great for the fans
Great game - whiled away many an hour to this game. Great graphics and lots of entertainment. You do have to be a dedicated South Park fan to get most of the humour, however.
Published 22 days ago by cueball4life
1.0 out of 5 stars NOT AVAILABLE FOR NON-US CUSTOMERS
I want this game very much, and I know I'm going to enjoy it, as both a South Park and RPG fan.
HOWEVER, the fact that the PC code can only be purchased by US users, annoys me... Read more
Published 1 month ago by Henrique Pereira
3.0 out of 5 stars Great for fans. 0 replay value
Very funny but the pacing of items is way off. You will find add ons, armour and weapons so frequently it annoying. Read more
Published 1 month ago by Peter Ward
5.0 out of 5 stars Five Stars
good
Published 1 month ago by bigdave.
5.0 out of 5 stars Five Stars
Awesome game
Published 1 month ago by Christopher Jones
5.0 out of 5 stars Five Stars
Still LMAO
Published 1 month ago by mr daryll c haynes
5.0 out of 5 stars Worth the wait
Great game! A few bugs here and there, but brilliant fun to play. Feels like an episode of the series. Read more
Published 2 months ago by Jamie Strain
5.0 out of 5 stars Five Stars
this is hella sweeeeeet
Published 2 months ago by Chris O
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