South Park: Tenorman's Revenge Gets An Update

By Ellis Spice,
A patch has been released for, with the developers hoping that it will greatly improve the gameplay experience. Included within the update is the new ability to swap between characters in the middle of a level, meaning players could in theory start the level as Kenny and end as Cartman. Furthermore, players can now drop out of a local game without the game ending, jump around 5 tiles higher and move about 30% faster.

Here is the whole list of changes included within the update:

Gameplay Additions

• Players can now drop out of a local game without the game ending
• Resume Game menu option & Custom Match online searches will automatically highlight last completed map

Player Controls Tweaks

• Walk/Run speed increased by 31%
• Horizontal jump distance increased by ~5 tiles
• Angle/drift of player after jumping on enemy head reduced from 9.0 to 3.0
• Height gained by player when jumping on enemy head increased
• Ladders are slightly more “sticky” requiring longer press against side before dropping off it

Difficulty Tweaks – Health/Lives

Base # of lives increase from 6 (“x5”) to 8 (“x7”)
• Dead players resurrecting at checkpoints get 3 hearts (previously 1) and 3 lives (previously 1)
• Superhero pickups refresh health of the hero who can activate them

Difficulty Tweaks – Maps

• Time Core requirements significantly reduced for Manbearpig level and onward (ex., …Best Served Chilli was 120 and is now 69)
• Additional checkpoints added to levels and branches throughout game
• The following levels adjusted in 1 or more ways:

South Park 2546
A Ginger is Born
South Park Sewers
Park County Dump
Leopold’s Last Stand
War in The Clouds
Depths of Hell
Temple Trouble

Difficulty Tweaks – Enemies

• Most enemies now have 33% chance of dropping 1 heart when killed or more hearts depending on # of players
• Spiky Gingers will reveal their spikes within a 35% larger radius of player
• 2-hit enemies will not damage a player who touch them while they’re taking damage
• Enemies hit from the side will get knocked back briefly instead of continuing to walk forward
• Landing on Spiky Gingers uses butt bounce for easier avoidance of a 2nd hit

Art Tweaks – Maps

• Coloring/spotlight revamps to South Park 2546 & A Ginger is Born
• Legibility changes to decay platforms, oil in Junkyard, Toolshed tiles and Belly Barge walls

Help System tweaks

• Tutorial, How To Play screen, Controls screen & Loading Tip added for Character Swap
• More Loading Tips added in general
• No entry graphic added to all branch exit doors
• RB button icon flashes above countdown graphics for any player outside of multiplayer camera bounds
• Name of each character appears on Character Select Screen
• Graphical indications of online Multiplayer ping strength adjusted to more informative thresholds

Audio Additions

• Character Swap sound effects
• Several VO variants added to:
o Player get hit sounds (frequency of playback increased too)
o Character Select Screen
o Character Swap selection
• Player VO triggers at checkpoints (50% chance of playing)
• 5 new instances of “triggered” VO in various levels
• South Park 2546’s branch music now plays in main trunk and vice versa

Bugs Fixed

• Client-side Achievement awards functioning properly
• Megaman score properly applying toward total Level Score
• Towel Production Facility score no longer mimics that of Tynacorp Labs
• Diamond of Pantheos’ hidden area sparkles now show for all players and pickup is always stored in Host’s profile
• Various online multiplayer bugs
• Various art & camera bugs
South Park: Tenorman's Revenge is on the Marketplace now and costs 800MSP.

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Ellis Spice
Written by Ellis Spice
Ellis is a newshound and former manager of the walkthrough team. When he's not busy writing the latest news, he'll likely be found battling through his backlog, playing indie games, buying yet another indie game bundle or making a game of his own.
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