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  1. Gaming

    Preview 13 Minutes of Gameplay From South Park: The Stick of Truth

    It's been delayed, but March 4th is quickly approaching and it looks like South Park: The Stick of Truth is actually coming out for real this time you guys. The developers have said they want the game to feel like watching an episode of South Park, and from this footage that's exactly what it looks like.

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  2. Gaming

    Oh My God! They Delayed South Park: The Stick of Truth, Watch New Gameplay Trailer Anyway

    We got an early look at South Park: The Stick of Truth at this year's New York Comic Con and we were looking forward to its December release, but that's no longer happening. The game's been delayed until 2014, but it's not all bad news. The new seven-minute "Giggling Donkey" gameplay trailer is pretty great.

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  3. Entertainment

    South Park Just Missed Their Deadline For The First Time Ever

    Anyone who's seen the documentary Six Days to Air can tell you that South Park's development schedule is notoriously tight; they often deliver episodes at the very last minute to keep them as current as possible. After 17 seasons it finally backfired on them for the first time, and last night's planned episode had to be postponed.

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  4. Weird

    There’s Nothing Funny About Voter Fraud, Except Maybe This Reddit Thread

    When a video purporting to be of  a malfunctioning voting machine in Pennsylvania showed up earlier today, a pair of web-savvy CNN reporters were hot on the case, looking for assistance from the Reddit community in confirming the veracity of the video. That is some well-intentioned, shoe leather journalism...that went about exactly as well as you might expect. It probably didn't help that the two reporters in question go by the handles CNNkyle and CNN_eric, a fact that opened the door to a lot of South Park jokes, and that's just for starters.

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  5. Entertainment

    Good Television That Is Being Threatened From the Inside

    Every year, there are a dozen or so shows on television that are cancelled or never make it to the point where they are even given the green light to begin. It’s more often that pilots are picked up and dumped after a few episodes than just about anything else. It is just the nature of the game. Less frequently, an already established show teeters on the edge for one reason or another. Something has gone wrong and the show nears the brink for a combination of reasons, but typically with one main driving force behind them. It is unusual for more than a handful of shows to be so close to the abyss. Now, that’s not to say that all of these shows will be cancelled, but merely that there are a number of factors in play that could significantly threaten them. We at Geekosystem present, a list of good television shows that are threatened by their own decisions.

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  6. Entertainment

    South Park Does Inception

    We called it: Though it's a few months after Inceptionmania swept the Internet and our personal lives, the Inception TV plot is now a thing, as we saw on last night's episode of South Park. Come for the South Park-style Cobb, Arthur, Yusuf, et al.: Stay for the randomly beatboxed Hans Zimmer Inception theme.

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  7. Gaming

    Acclaim Circling the Drain

    As of August 26th, 2010, anyone who visited Acclaim's website was greeted with a fairly solemn message stating all of their games will no longer be in service.

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  8. Gaming

    Rock Band 3 Slowly but Surely Morphing into a Test of Actual Musical Competence

    You know that old South Park gag about how people who are really good at Guitar Hero tend not to be any good at playing actual guitars, and vice versa? Well, the latest confirmed changes in Rock Band 3 indicate that the game is moving closer and closer to a test of the sort of competence that we associate with real-world musicians. While you'll still be able to noodle away on your five-button guitar and hear Megadeth or Rush songs blasting from your screen in all their glory, the two new instrument additions are a good deal more complicated: A 22-button MIDI keyboard, and a 102-button fully functional guitar for "Rock Band Pro" mode.

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  9. Entertainment

    Futurama Characters, South Park-Style [Pics]

    DeviantARTist Moosecake has done a nice job of reworking the humanoid members of the Futurama crew as South Park characters. (Although as one commenter astutely points out, they're all children. Creepy.) Incidentally, just today, Comedy Central Insider released the first teaser still from the first episode of the much-anticipated Futurama relaunch, which will air on Thursday, June 24th. Spoiler alert: It involves skeletons. Even Scruffy's.

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  10. Entertainment

    The Simpsons Stand Behind South Park with Help of Bart’s Chalkboard [Video]

    The Simpsons and South Park have made fun of each other in the past, but tonight's Simpsons opened with a quick but touching show of inter-cartoon support, courtesy of Bart's chalkboard.

    In response to the controversy over the most recent South Park episode, #201 -- in which Comedy Central heavily censored the content of the episode that screened on-air and refused to broadcast it online due to death threats South Park creators Trey Parker and Matt Stone received over their depiction of Muhammed in a bear suit -- Bart's chalkboard read "South Park - We'd Stand Beside You If We Weren't So Scared."

    Video after the jump:

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  11. Entertainment

    South Park Episode 201 Censored after “Threats” over Muhammad Depiction

    Anyone watching South Park last night may have noticed that there were at least a few more audio bleeps than usual, as well as some unfamiliar censorship blocks. That's because, as the New York Times reports, the subject matter is making for some warmer water than South Park Studios is typically used to, thanks in large part to their depiction of the Prophet Muhammad. Last week, South Park aired their 200th episode. Without getting too into the plot details, the episode sent up a number of past storylines and controversies, most notably the depiction of the Islamic Prophet. Bear suits were involved. You get the idea. Though it wasn't the Prophet's first appearance, it was, however, the first time an episode resulted in what are being called death threats toward series creators Trey Parker and Matt Stone.

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  12. Entertainment

    Real-Life South Park in the Netherlands: Terrifying? [Video]

    Where to even begin? After watching this live-action international promo for South Park's 14th season, I can't help but wonder: How much must they have paid those kids to have Kenny splattered all over them? Real-life South Park action after the jump:

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  13. Gaming

    12-Year-Old FarmVille User on the Hook for More than $1300

    Last night's South Park took on the Facebook obsession and wryly referenced FarmVille -- some might say they were a little late on both scores -- but just like that, the real world furnishes us with some FarmVille news that also recalls South Park's infamous World of Warcraft episode. A 12-year-old boy in the UK amassed a debt of more than £900 ($1367) buying in-game FarmVille supplies, wiping out his savings account of £288 and then draining £625 more from his mother's credit card without her knowledge. And Zynga, the oft-vilified company behind FarmVille, refuses to forgive the debt:

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