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[CVG] South Park RPG will be 'full of swearing and dying children'

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The recently announced South Park RPG won't stray away from any of the controversial content that has made the show so popular for over a decade, according to Feargus Urquhart, CEO of developer Obsidian.


"The first thing is this needs to be South Park, it needs to be outrageous, it needs to have crazy crap in it, it needs a lot of swearing, it needs a lot of children dying. Things that happen are just crazy," he told Game Informer.

So is Urquhart concerned what US ratings body ESRB will think of the game?

"I'll be honest, we're not exactly sure how the ESRB is going to react to a lot of these things. The first thing is we're not going to worry about it. The first thing is this needs to be South Park," he said.

"If we have problems, then we'll deal with them. The goal is, let's not restrict ourselves right now. Let's make it South Park, make it nuts, then, as they say, cross that bridge when we come to it."

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A bit more info on that south park RPG that was recently announced. It'll be interesting to see what comes of this.
 
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Good to see they are not restricting themselves thumb.gif
    
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My gosh...I hadn't even thought about them toning it down. That would be pretty stupid if they did. Imagine an episode of South Park that didn't have something outrageous in it. It would then just be a poorly drawn cartoon of kids just standing around. That said I haven't watched a single episode of SouthPark in like...six years or so; maybe longer. So I haven't even seen what they have degraded to by now, but if they didn't keep it up in the MMO it would be a complete failure...and it might anyway.
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i'd play an AO rated south park game.
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My gosh...I hadn't even thought about them toning it down. That would be pretty stupid if they did. Imagine an episode of South Park that didn't have something outrageous in it. It would then just be a poorly drawn cartoon of kids just standing around. That said I haven't watched a single episode of SouthPark in like...six years or so; maybe longer. So I haven't even seen what they have degraded to by now, but if they didn't keep it up in the MMO it would be a complete failure...and it might anyway.

It has degraded quite a bit. The first five or six seasons were hilarious, then it went downhill. Now it's mostly about shock value and finding out what they can get away with on TV rather than humor.
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Good to see they are not restricting themselves thumb.gif

yet.

if the rating says no, it kind of leaves them no choice
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I saw South Park on some commercials, it looks like some joke. Even more so if this is what they throw in the game.
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I saw South Park on some commercials, it looks like some joke. Even more so if this is what they throw in the game.

Why?? It wouldn't be South Park if they didn't put that stuff in the game.
    
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Season 15 wasn't very good, but 9-14 were really good.

They actually make fun of real world events rather than pointless stuff. I prefer the newer South Parks by a long shot.
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Season 15 wasn't very good, but 9-14 were really good.
They actually make fun of real world events rather than pointless stuff. I prefer the newer South Parks by a long shot.



I agree. Season 15 did have a few good episodes though.

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