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‘South Park’ rips superhero franchises in a hilarious new game trailer

The new South Park: The Fractured but Whole game will be out in time for the holidays.

 

Sarah Weber

Internet Culture

Published Jun 13, 2016   Updated May 26, 2021, 3:11 pm CDT

South Park took a hilarious swipe at superhero franchises in a new trailer for the South Park: The Fractured but Whole game. Riffing on the crowded lineup for Marvel and DC Comics, the heroes of South Park bicker over who gets their own movie or Netflix series.

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The Fractured but Whole is a sequel to 2014’s South Park: The Stick of Truth. It was announced at E3 2015, and Trey Parker and Matt Stone returned to Ubisoft’s E3 event on Monday to make a Dec. 6 release date official.

South Park: The Fractured but Whole still has you playing as the New Kid, but this time you build your own superhero persona. The game also features a new combat system that lets you manipulate time and space while in a fight, through things like hyper-powerful farts (this is South Park, after all).

If you decide to pre-order the game, Ubisoft will throw in a copy of The Stick of Truth for free. 

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*First Published: Jun 13, 2016, 12:39 pm CDT