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South Park: The Stick of Truth's censorship "does feel like a double standard"

Posted: 07.03.2014 by Technet2k

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Co-creator Matt Stone of South Park has called the brief censorship in The Stick of Truth as something of a "double standard," and remarks a TV episode with the same content will have unlikely been cut.

It's "not that big a deal," as what does get cut is very little. They did want to make a joke out of it being cut though, "that was fine." Stone is happy an uncut version exists.

South Park RPG delays in Germany and Austria over "unconstitutional symbol"

Posted: 05.03.2014 by Technet2k

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Despite having been censored prior to release, South Park: The Stick of Truth is still facing delay in Germany and Austria because of an "unconstitutional symbol" present, which refers to the 'Nazi zombies'.

It seems an error has led to Germany and Austria receiving the uncensored North American version. It's unclear why digital builds are also affected.

Ubisoft release South Park: The Stick of Truth launch trailer

Posted: 04.03.2014 by Technet2k

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Today marks the launch of RPG South Park: The Stick of Truth from Obsidian and the South Park studio itself. Ubisoft has released the official launch trailer and its brimming with cameos and 'authoritah'.

It's been a long journey for the Obsidian game and after facing near oblivion with the collapse of THQ, and then the delay from Ubisoft, the South Park gang is finally ready.

Censored scenes removed from South Park to "avoid a 'Hot Coffee' type situation"

Posted: 03.03.2014 by Technet2k

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If you thought you could turn some 0s into 1s and get the censored scenes in South Park: The Stick of Truth to show, then you'd be mistaken. The actual scenes are completely removed, including the audio.

A Ubisoft Associate Producer explained the situation and their reasoning was to "avoid a 'Hot Coffee' type situation," by ripping out the "20-second-or-so gameplay/cutscene" from the disc.

South Park: The Stick of Truth censored in Europe, Africa and Middle-East

Posted: 25.02.2014 by Technet2k

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Someone's being a Debbie Downer; a Negative Nancy, mmkay. South Park: The Stick of Truth has censored scenes in Europe, Africa and the Middle-East as directed "by Ubisoft EMEA."

A mini-game involving abortion (c'mon this is South Park) is censored, including scenes of anal probing. In all, seven scenes worth "20 seconds each" are censored by Ubisoft.
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