The next South Park video game was originally called ‘The Butthole Of Time,’ series creator Trey Parker says in a recent dev diary for the game. But they just couldn’t pull it off.
See, when Parker and co-creator Matt Stone took this potential title up the chain of Ubisoft decision-makers, word came down that retailers wouldn’t allow them to use the word “butthole” in their title. Conservative chains like Walmart and Target probably wouldn’t have wanted a display case called South Park: The Butthole Of Time. As much fun as that would have been.
“So I just sat there at my desk for hours,” Parker said, “how do I get butthole, butthole, butt hole, butt hole, but hole, but whole!”
This dev diary, which Ubisoft released over the weekend, is a lot of fun. If, like me, you’re ridiculously excited for this game, you’ll enjoy it quite a bit.