All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘South Park’

South Park Deal Cost Hulu a Record $192 Million

South Park will be on the air for at least five more seasons, through 2019. Today, Comedy Central announced the show had been extended by three seasons and 30 episodes – through 23 seasons and 304 episodes. The 19th season is set to premiere on September 16th. “‘South Park’ remains the bedrock of Comedy Central and we are thrilled that …

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Kanye West Kills ‘Coinye’ Cryptocurrency

The creators of the cryptocurrency known as “Coinye” were officially shut down after receiving 84 court documents describing copyright violations from Kanye West’s legal team. Coinye, originally called “Coinye West”, a scrypt-based cryptocurrency that featured West’s face as its symbol, was set to be released on January 11. Though, on January 6, West’s lawyers sent the creators of Coinye West …

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Here’s What’s New On Hulu And Hulu Plus (Catatafish’s Riddle Will Soon Be Told)

As recently reported, Hulu has scooped up South Park for its subscription service Hulu Plus. But that’s not all that’s new with the service. Hulu sent us the most recent list of new and upcoming content for Hulu and Hulu Plus. Here you go: New on Hulu this week “The Hotwives of Orlando” – SERIES PREMIERE – “Hotwives” takes us …

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Hulu Scoops Up South Park For Subscription Service

Hulu announced that it is now the exclusive home for all seasons of South Park. If you’ve grown to love South Park Studios, the show’s website, which has offered every episode for years now, you’re in for some changes. Hulu and South Park Studios announced a multi-year licensing agreement that will see all South Park episodes coming to Hulu Plus. …

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North Korea Deems ‘The Interview’ an ‘Act of Terror’

When Matt Stone and Trey Parker released Team America: World Police in 2004, little to no noise was made. Sure, critics in the United States had a field-day discussing all of the different aspects of American and North Korean life that the South Park creators took jabs at, but there was seemingly no response from Kim Jong Il or North …

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‘South Park: The Stick of Truth’ Finally Released

The odds were stacked heavily against South Park: The Stick of Truth. First of all it’s a South Park game, meaning it has a long pedigree of mediocre licensed games that came before it. South Park Studios, however, was determined to make The Stick of Truth the first really good South Park game. Next, of course, came the bankruptcy of …

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‘South Park: The Stick of Truth’ Censored For Europe

The release of South Park: The Stick of Truth is only one week away. After a year of delays and teases, South Park fans will finally be able to see the series translated in all of its glory into an RPG. At least, South Park fans outside of Europe will be able to. A review guide for Stick of Truth …

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Check Out The First 13 Minutes From South Park: The Stick Of Truth

South Park: The Stick Of Truth has gone gold. After two years of known development and a delay or two, what may be the funniest RPG ever made is nearly upon us. To celebrate this momentous occasion, Ubisoft has shared a new trailer. In the trailer below, you’ll get to see the first 13 minutes of gameplay from South Park: …

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‘South Park: The Stick of Truth’ Creation Detailed in New Video

The probable March 4 release of South Park: The Stick of Truth is just weeks away now. The game has taken a long journey to get to store shelves, starting out as a delayed project of THQ, the publisher that went bankrupt and was sold off piecemeal one year ago. From there, Ubisoft took control of the project and delayed …

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South Park: The Stick Of Truth Gets A New Gameplay Trailer At VGX

South Park: The Stick of Truth was supposed to be out in stores by now as evidenced by the TV series airing its Black Friday trilogy as a tie-in. It didn’t make its original launch date of December 10, however, and is now scheduled to launch in early 2014. To make up for it, Ubisoft has released a new trailer …

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‘South Park: The Stick of Truth’ Delayed Once Again

Ubisoft today announced that South Park: The Stick of Truth has been delayed. Again. The latest release date for the game is now March 4, 2014. At this point the delay announcement should come as little surprise for fans who have been waiting more than a year for the title’s release. The game was originally scheduled to launch in March …

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“South Park” Won’t Air Tonight Due To Power Loss

“South Park” creators Matt Stone and Trey Parker have announced that the newest episode, which was set to air tonight on Comedy Central at its usual time, won’t air until next week due to a power outage at the South Park Studios. “On Tuesday night, South Park Studios lost power,” read a statement from the show’s website. “From animation to …

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‘South Park: The Stick of Truth’ Gets (Another) Release Date

After months of delay, South Park: The Stick of Truth finally has a new release date. The game will hit PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, and PC on December 10, 2013. The Stick of Truth was originally set for a March 5, 2013 release date before it was delayed along with other THQ games. When it became apparent that THQ was …

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South Park: The Stick Of Truth Gets A Hilarious New Trailer

This year, Spike TV’s VGAs did a good job of not absolutely embarrassing the gaming population at large by showing a decent amount of respect. The awards show also showcased some absolutely stunning new trailers for some of next year’s biggest releases. Some trailers were epic, while others were mysterious, but none can compare to the hilarity found in South …

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South Park: The Stick of Truth, Company of Heroes 2, and Metro: Last Light Delayed

It’s beginning. THQ this week became the first game publisher to push back the release dates for titles they’ve listed as coming sometime in February 2013 or “early 2013.” As part of THQ’s second quarter 2013 financial results, the company announced that South Park: The Stick of Truth, Metro: Last Light, and Company of Heroes 2 have all been delayed. …

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Troubled Game Publisher THQ Is Worth 21 Million Pounds Of Candy Corn

It’s no secret that THQ is in a bit of trouble these days. The game publisher has had a string of misses and bad management that led to their current financial state. The company has been threatened with delisting from the stock exchange as its worth sits around 62 cents per share. How do we cope with such bad news? …

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South Park Cites Fair Use, Wins “What What (In The Butt)” Infringement Case

According to a ruling from the 7th U.S. circuit Court of Appeals, Butters is not a copyright infringer. The court upheld a lower court decision that ruled Viacom’s Comedy Partners were correct in their fair use defense concerning a 2008 South Park episode that lampooned a classic viral video from 2007 – Samwell’s “What What (In The Butt), which currently …

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South Park: The Stick of Truth Unveiled at E3

Obsidian entertainment and the creators of South Park have officially announced the long anticipated South Park RPG at this year’s E3. The RPG is dubbed The Stick of Truth, and will be released on March 5, 2013. The announcement took place during Microsoft’s E3 press conference, which saw the introduction of new games and new concepts in gaming. Fans were …

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All The Ways They Killed Kenny [Infographic]

While Matt and Trey have, for the most part, stopped killing Kenny, his deaths have long been a South Park staple. In fact, the creative duo explained how Kenny’s lifecycle works in the “Mysterion Rises” arc, but when they performed something of a “throwback” Kenny death in the latest episode, it let’s you know how ingrained it is within the …

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South Park Has A Suggestion For The Bully Movie

The hubbub surrounding the movie Bully and the ratings war the Weinstein Company has been championing was absolutely skewered by Matt Parker and Trey Stone in their latest South Park episode, Butterballs. A quick glance at the background of the movie shows a fight between the Weinsteins and the MPAA over the movie’s rating. Josh covered it thoroughly here, but …

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South Park: Tenorman’s Revenge to Debut March 30

When the people at South Park released the trailer for the upcoming video game Scott Tenorman’s Revenge, ten days ago, they said the game would be available “sometime this spring.” It seems that “sometime” is sooner than later, as they have announce the release in just a few days. Scott Tenorman’s Revenge will be a multiplayer side-scroller with all of …

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South Park: Scott Tenorman’s Revenge Trailer

The South Park crew are set to embark on a platform adventure for XBOX Live. They have just released the trailer for Scott Tenorman’s Revenge. The game is developed by Other Ocean Interactive, in collaboration with South Park Digital Studios and XBox Live Productions, and is expected to be released some time this spring. Scott Tenorman’s Revenge will feature multiplayer …

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‘South Park’ may be affected by Obsidian Lay-offs

Obsidian Entertainment is going through a round of lay-offs this week. In an interview with Joystiq, a source close to Obsidian said the team working on the new South Park RPG was affected, and an unnamed project has been cancelled. Few other details exist about the mystery project or exactly how the lay-offs will affect production of the South Park …

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South Park Returns Tonight! [Video]

After a 4 month wait, the Comedy Central show “South Park” is back! The adventures of Stan, Kyle, Cartman, Kenny, Butters, and Randy continue in what is consistently the funniest, most “real” show on TV. Here is the press release from Comedy Central: “After a South Park citizen meets with an unfortunate accident, the TSA steps in to prevent it …

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Comic Con: San Diego Gets Turned Into South Park

South Park, one of the few TV shows to get the TV on the web formula right, has a huge presence in San Diego this week for Comic Con. Despite being between seasons (or at least parts of a season), the South Park brand is making a big splash this week. For one, it was recently reported that Comedy Central …

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Steve Jobs In Carbonite Is Awesome, Unavailable

It’s been a busy couple of weeks for the guys at Apple. First, there’s the hubbub surrounding the iPhone’s ability to track its users, followed by South Park’s lampooning of everything about the the iUniverse. Now, we have perhaps the most awesome case modification that’s ever been, thanks in large part to the carbonite chamber in Bespin and Lando Calrissian’s …

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South Park Does Steve Jobs Tonight, Looks Promising

Historically, it’s not exactly been an honor to make a cameo on South Park.  Just ask Barbara Streisand, immortalized as MechaStreisand, a giant malevolent robot that hid a special crystal in its giant nose. Or ask Ben Affleck, who was depicted in a love-act with an 8-year-old’s hand-puppet that he thought was current girlfriend Jennifer Lopez.  Or more recently, Britney …

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