E3 2012: South Park sets a date and shows new assets

by: Jeremy -
More On: South Park: The Stick of Truth
Matt Stone and Trey Parker were on hand at Microsoft’s press conference earlier today to show off the new Obsidian RPG South Park: The Stick of Truth. The game has been announced as having a release date of March 5, 2013 for the Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, and PC.

THQ has also announced a variety of special pre-order offers for the game. Depending on where you pre-purchase the game, you can get your hands on the following DLC weapons packs:
  • Good Times with Weapons Pack featuring the Bulrog Chicken Attack, the Samurai Costume, and Cartman’s Kick-Ass Sai
  • Mysterion Superhero Pack (Xbox 360 exclusive) featuring a superhero costume, the Mysterion Special Attack!, and the Dagger of Cthulhu
Microsoft also announced that they will have exclusive rights to all DLC for the game first, ahead of both the PlayStation 3 and PC versions. The Xbox 360 version of the game will also feature Kinect support such as the ability to control your character’s attacks via vocal commands.

You can check out the new trailer for the game and a variety of screens below:

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