This game is super fun. It is my favorite wii game and I love every level. It teaches you about the human body. It is sorta blood and some parts are kinda hard to look at, but it is soooooooo much fun!!!:)
Its a great game. Its not for people who are sqirmish and it does have cursing, I don't know what common sence was talking about but its not a big problem. A game your not gonna get bored of until the end. It can be challenging at times and gets a lot harder. I heard the last surgery you will battle a strains of guilt.
It's rated teen. What do you expect? It's not made for young children! It's fairly tame for a teen game, too. I mean, they are just operating and talking and don't say anything really that bad at all... except Victor, who needs to take Anger Management courses. Also, the Delphi Assistant (yes, that is his name) says something inappropriate to Naomi, but that's just the way he rolls, and it would probably just fly right over younger kids' heads. Although who knows with kids these days... the game is awesome, inspiring, challenging, and sometimes stressful if you as in to it as I am. Derek and Angie are amazing and great role models (and were useful in a science project about diseases...!) The game is great and well done, but don't forget it's rated teen. Have barrels of fun!
violence is NOT an issue, its just some thick red smoke that appears around a wound, there are good role models and the game leaves lotsa positive messages, it's educational as well, it'll inspire anyone to become a surgeon, this game is pretty good , and i recommend it. if your kid gets scared easily of blood, then don't buy trauma team, (corpses and blood in forensics and first aid)
TRAUMA CENTER 8+
Alright now everyone knows every kid is different right? The people at common sense don't think every child develops the same right? No? Good.
Alright first off: I was a younger kid when I started watching the tutorials online for this game. I was intrigued having wanted to be a doctor when I was little. It was interesting, it was fresh and being a budding anime otaku at the time it was like a medical anime! (For medical anime's that ain't perverted try Black Jack BTW.) The game has blood yes but it's the human body, we have blood through out our body. It's everywhere. The messages are positive, pre-teens (note: If your kid is mature for his/her age like eight or something then go ahead and get this game but be there in the room and help them along. TC as the fans call it is intriguing for adults too.) Learn quite a bit about the medical world and you may want to get the DS versions for kids spending time in the hospital. It may distract them and frankly it's hilarious if they start calling blond nurses 'Angie'. The main characters Angie and Derek are great role models and good 'realistic' heroes.
Now about this 'witchcraft': One: Christianity stole practices from the Pagans just so we're clear the pentagram you have to draw in the game is a healing symbol. The move is called The Healing Touch and slows down time so you can finish the level faster.
Now for some real facts about this game as CommonSense failed to summerize it properly:
It takes place in the near future. Nothing is gonna be 'exactly' how it is today. The 'drugs' mentioned are medications you have to use in game like anti-inflammitory for inflammations, antibiotics, a green medication called stabilizer which ups your patient's vitals and a green gel called ANTIBIOTIC GEL.
You also use tools such as: The ultrasound, scalpel, syringe, sutures, laser, drain and the gel are all able to be selected by the wii nunchuck.
Gameplay is amazing and it's not really bloody considering what's in kids media today mainly. (Lots more blood coming out of games targeted at 'kids' and that parents are buying for them.) But if your so insecure about it: Play it with them. Don't let the game system be your babysitter. There is some mild cursing but c'mon...Everyone swears just admit to it.
All in all this game is fantastic plus you learn a bit too about medical procedures such as transplants, emergancy surgery, bones, and yes there are 'pathogens' not parasites called GUILT.
I recommend it for twelve and up because I was eleven when I found out about it and I had to wait two years before one: I had a wii and two I was able to buy it.
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