What is it?
Tenorman’s Revenge is a Xbox Live Arcade side-scrolling platformer based off
the episodes of the South Park show. Up to four players can take control of one
of the South Park boys, Cartman, Stan, Kyle and Kenny as they take on Scott
Tenorman’s deadly army of gingers in an effort to get back Cartman’s Xbox 360
Who is the developer?
South Park Digital Studios
How does it look?
replicates the construction paper cut-out art style from the show with cut-scenes
that almost look like they stripped right off of TV. At first glance, Tenorman’s
Revenge reminded us of New Super Mario Bros. Wii’s multiplayer. Levels have a
pulled back view giving players, perhaps too much room to jump on platforms, avoid
hazardous obstacles, and smash Ginger Robots.
visit the familiar locales like Hell, Future South Park and the level we
played, Peru. The levels appear to vary drastically - at least visually. Fans
of the series will appreciate the constant nods to the show and cameos from
characters like Mr. Hanky and Manbearpig.
How does it play?
Each of the
characters has their own unique abilities. As Kenny, we could charge a super
jump to reach high platforms, Cartman damages enemies with his belly, Stan throws
objects the farthest and Kyle unleashs his ginger hair to stun enemies.
Scattered across the levels are power-ups and weapons. Jumping on the ginger
robot Super Mario style was the standard way of dispatching the soulless
enemies, but getting our hands on a baseball bat made smashing them much
easier, especially on the narrow platforms.
able to actually see it in action, but the South Park children are also able to
change into their super hero alter-ego. When Cartman transforms into The Coon,
he can easily climb up walls while the other boys are granted the ability to fly,
drill through objects, or become invisible
When is it out?
Tenorman’s Revenge releases on Xbox Live Arcade later this year.