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We love Trauma Center. It's just good, clean, surgical fun, and the forthcoming New Blood just looks awesome. It's just this box art we're not sure about. Maybe it's just us, but it seems so ... plain. So mundane. So not in-keeping with the other games. What do you think of it?Look, don't get us wro...

October 14th 2007 at 10:30am 0 Comments
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In the battle for retail shelf eye candy, there are some games that prefer to go the rout of foil-embossed cardboard slip covers, while others prefer a more subtle, tasteful approach. Take for example Atlus' upcoming Trauma Center: New Blood for the Wii, which replaces the anime styling of the firs...

October 9th 2007 at 4:55pm 0 Comments

Atlus disappointed gamers with Trauma Center: Second Opinion for Wii, offering up an uninspired remake of the DS original, but the company is out to make amends with armchair surgeons in Trauma Center: New Blood. The sequel promises new features, missions, and characters, as well as a new cooperati...

October 3rd 2007 at 2:15am 0 Comments

What's more fun than waiting around for a new Trauma Center? Getting an update on the title every week like clockwork. Today, Atlus debuted Trauma Center Tuesday, and they plan to put something new -- be it video, screens, or info -- on the site every week. The first update consists of the above co...

October 2nd 2007 at 3:00pm 0 Comments
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A number of Wii games are going up against some of the industry's biggest contenders in this year's BAFTA awards. It should make for an interesting award session, because while the Wii is dominating console sales (along with the DS), many people see games like Gears of War as greater achievements. D...

September 27th 2007 at 6:10pm 0 Comments

Other suggested headlines for this article include: "Today's bloodiest video" "Today's most hemophilic video" "This video may (or may not) save your life in the indeterminate future" "Today's cutest life and death scenario EVAR video" "Hey look, puppies! (Made you look, now...

September 11th 2007 at 12:01am 0 Comments

This trailer for Atlus' upcoming sequel to Trauma Center: Under the Knife (or Second Opinion, if you want) was only made available to IGN Insiders, but imagine our surprise when we found someone had uploaded it to a video hosting site, allowing the whole world to see. Naughty naughty.The trailer is...

September 10th 2007 at 2:15pm 0 Comments
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Even the best games sometimes have flaws, though we often gloss over them when trying to sell our friends on our favorites. But today is a day for honesty (because, uh, we said so), so we thought we might discuss those flies in the ointment. From issues with "blue" in Brain Age to Trauma Center addi...

August 21st 2007 at 9:00am 0 Comments
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Atlus gave away this little surgery-sim souvenir last week at E3, but we've seen it pop up on a few sites and even an eBay auction already, so you might be able to snatch one for yourself if you're intent on acquiring every single piece of Trauma Center merchandise. While the "syringe pen" concept...

July 20th 2007 at 11:25am 0 Comments
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For such a popular console that tries to offer something for everyone, the Wii also manages to be somewhat controversial -- and we're not just talking about Manhunt 2 here. The motion-sensing controls have been a bone of contention when it comes to nearly every game, even those people seem to enjo...

July 18th 2007 at 4:50pm 0 Comments
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Okay, we were cool with our new big brother-in-arms -- after all, we had some sweet connectivity to look forward to, and it just gave us more excuses to crow about Nintendo taking over the world with devices what print crisp new bills. But today's announcement ruins everything. We hate you, Mr. John...

July 10th 2007 at 6:05pm 0 Comments
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Quirky game champion, Atlus USA, today announced several new games to be shown during the E3 media summit. Featuring medical professionals, touchy-feely detectives and gyrating combatants (sadly not in the same game), the lineup focuses primarily on the Nintendo DS. Draglade (Nintendo DS)It's a bea...

July 10th 2007 at 4:30pm 0 Comments