Health Care

South Park game changes difficulty level based on skin color

South Park game changes difficulty level based on skin color”

Fans counting down the days to the new season of Comedy Central's South Park, with the season premiere airing on September 13, can watch a massive eight-day South Park marathon, which kicked off this past Wednesday.

South Park: The Fractured But Whole might just be one of the funniest games we've ever played. Progressives on Kotaku were quick to express their outrage at the development, with writer Laura Kate Dale expressing the belief that white players would play it on easy mode, and everyone else on harder difficulty levels.

You're also given three options when choosing your character's gender, which is certainly something the writers will tackle in their own way but it's still a relatively inclusive design decision when it all boils down.

When creating a character, players will notice that the title's difficulty slider will increase depending on the skin color of the gamer's avatar. During the process, you can even hear the iconic Cartman character offer a brief message, enhancing this satirical feature even more.

"Don't worry, this doesn't affect combat. Just every other aspect of your whole life".

More news: Cowboys jump two spots in polls

The game's developers explained that a character's identity will also change how other non-player characters react to you, and how much money you are paid for tasks in the game. The more challenging you make the game, the darker your character's skin tone becomes - a not-so-subtle nod to racial inequality.

The upcoming "Fractured But Whole" will now allow the players to choose the sex of their character.

At the 44-minute mark of the second video, the character has made its way to school, where a chat with Mr. Mackey ensues. It will take a few missions before you get there, but once you do, you'll be given the option to play as a male or female - although characters will remark that they confused you for a boy at first. "So the whole King and Stick of Truth thing, she was actually a girl the entire time?" The playthrough shows that users also have the option of identifying as cisgender or transgender.

South Park: The Stick of Truth released in 2014 for PC, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Xbox 360, and Xbox One to positive reviews from critics.

"Someone like your classmate, she's what we would call a cisgender girl, meaning she was born a girl".

Like this



11 September 2017
Arsenal brush Bournemouth aside to return to winning ways
Danny Welbeck says he is benefiting from a full preseason after scoring twice in Arsenal's 3-0 win over Bournemouth on Saturday.

11 September 2017
The Ball Corporation (BLL) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by KeyCorp
Ball Corporation (NYSE:BLL) and Sealed Air Corporation (NYSE: SEE ) are both Consumer Goods companies that recently hit new low. SG Americas Securities LLC's holdings in Ball Corporation were worth $797,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period.

11 September 2017
Korea to Deploy 4 Additional THAAD Launchers Thursday
Both countries fear that the system's powerful radar could reach inside their territory, undermining their security. Others tied ropes around their bodies and formed a line to stop the police from separating them.

11 September 2017
Three children in imminent danger
Authorities believe the kids are in "imminent danger" from 28-year-old Laria Anderson, who could be armed with a handgun. In a release, officials say they could be travelling in a 2009 Kia Spectra with the state's newly released Chile Plate.

10 September 2017
Liverpool attacker Sadio Mane sends support to Ederson
He just wanted to get the ball as soon as possible. "Then with one man down it was a hard situation". We are a lucky team , a lucky club to have Kevin with us. "We should have scored".

10 September 2017
Do Institutional Investors Hate Nustar Energy LP (NYSE:NS)?
Nustar GP Holdings has a 52-week low of $13.76 and a 52-week high of $31.50. 112,980 shares of the stock traded hands. As of the end of the quarter Peak Asset Management, LLC had sold a total of 785 shares trimming its holdings by 6.5%.

10 September 2017
Herald Investment Management Ltd Has $1773000 Holdings in, Inc
Baird restated an "outperform" rating and set a $1,100.00 price target on shares of in a report on Friday, May 19th. The institutional investor owned 1,418 shares of the e-commerce giant's stock after selling 14 shares during the quarter.

10 September 2017
Trump administration reportedly pushing for NK sanctions vote on September 11
However, Russia insists the North Korean nuclear crisis is impossible to solve with sanctions and pressure alone. The French presidency said North Korea's "repeated provocations" were a "threat to peace and global security".

10 September 2017
Miami Beach rescue crews no longer responding to calls
The pet-friendly shelter was filled to capacity with 2,000 evacuees Saturday night. Miami-Dade County has yet to announce plans for a county-wide curfew order.

10 September 2017
Astrazeneca PLC (NYSE:AZN) Stock Closed Above Its 50 Day Average
The stock of AstraZeneca plc (ADR) (NYSE: AZN ) has "Market Perform" rating given on Monday, May 2 by Leerink Swann. When we look at the Volatility of the company, Week Volatility is at 1.05% whereas Month Volatility is at 1.02%.