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Amateur Surgeon 2
A lot or a little?
The parents' guide to what's in this app.
What parents need to know
Parents need to know that Amateur Surgeon 2 is an incredibly gory spoof of emergency room dramas. The titular doctor is an illegal practitioner who uses household items, like pizza cutters and chainsaws, to cut open his patients. The patients are often people who've been injured in the pursuit of something illegal. There are adult themes throughout, and potentially offensive sexual humor as well. There is, for example, a dominatrix who wants extreme piercings -- in her lungs -- and an assumed prostitute who has crabs, meaning she has literal crustaceans crawling inside her body.
Is it any good?
AMATEUR SURGEON 2, the sequel to the popular Amateur Surgeon app, is a goofy, over-the-top gory spoof of emergency room dramas. For a certain audience (those who love South Park, perhaps), the dark-yet-immature humor will be much appreciated. The gameplay is a lot of fun at first, as you have to rush from one instrument to the next, slicing and extracting, to heal your patient before his or her heart rate reaches zero. But it can grow repetitive. While the 20 patients all have humorously different conditions to heal, the procedures you'll use to heal them don't change much.