A new game based on the popular TV show “South Park” has been revealed!
A new South Park game is in the works with THQ picking up the publishing rights. The game will be an RPG and allow players to freely roam around town and encounter characters from the show.
Here’s the press release:
“THQ announced today that they are collaborating with South Park Digital Studios LLC, the joint venture between “South Park” creators Matt Stone and Trey Parker and Viacom Media Networks and Obsidian Entertainment, Inc. to develop the next chapter in South Park entertainment: “South Park: The Game.” “South Park: The Game” is an epic role-playing adventure that will allow the user to befriend Stan, Kyle, Cartman and Kenny and explore the quiet little mountain town like never before.
“Our goal is simple: to put creative talent first,” said Danny Bilson, EVP Core Games, THQ. “Matt and Trey are arguably two of the most important comedic talents of their generation. Bringing their vision of South Park to the interactive space is a dream-come-true.”
The first details of “South Park: The Game” will be revealed in the exclusive cover story in Game Informer®‘s January issue, shipping to subscribers in early December 2011.
“South Park: The Game” is scheduled to be available for the PlayStation®3 computer entertainment system, the Xbox 360® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft, and Windows PC in the second half of calendar 2012.”