Dude, we really didn't think this game would make it here. After delays, threats of cancellation, and every other bad omen, the South Park RPG looked as though it might simply fall apart. It was too ambitious, and the idea of getting a huge South Park game was too good to be true. And yet, here are are, with South Park: The Stick of Truth being one of the best games of the year. How sweet is that? We think it's pretty sweet.
The comedy is spot-on, filled with video game, movie, and pop culture jokes. And though the gameplay itself isn't all that innovative, it's just deep enough to keep you going without overwhelming you with complicated RPG mechanics. Want to dig in deep and customize your items? Go for it, and you'll be rewarded with some nice strategy in being able to find cool combos with your abilities. Want to just cruise through and enjoy the story? That works, too, and you'll find about 12 hours of hilarity. It's exactly what you wanted, but never knew could possibly exist.