Difficulty slider in the new South Park game

South Park's an easy target for anyone smarter than a cartoon frog, but sometimes not giving a shit is a good policy. The usual suspects are upset about this development and talking of boycotting the game, but I'm sure they'll find some comforting four-dimensional satire of social justice in it once they've heard a few reassuringly racist remarks from Cartman. [via]

John Scalzi, author of the famous metaphor, is…

amused to see it in an actual video game. All the dudes who whined about how the metaphor was all wrong will now have to grind their teeth when they set up their characters in this game. And that's a lovely thought.