Parents' Guide to

Surgeon Simulator

By Chris Morris, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 16+

Gory, maddening surgery sim for would-be surgeons.

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A Lot or a Little?

What you will—and won't—find in this app.

Community Reviews

age 13+

Based on 5 parent reviews

age 13+

كل ما هو الأفضل لأطفالي

كل ما هو مفيد للأطفال
age 12+

Surgeron Simulator Review By Chandler

What adults/teenagers have to keep in mind is that this game contains comical violence (basically means, it is very funny in a way but not too well for those that don't like blood). This game is challenging indeed, has you have to do operations without losing much blood from the person under the operation. And there are three different stages; Operation Room, Ambulance (moving) & Space (Everything flies about). The blood can be gory in most ways, so this game is not for the weak of heart qnd you can use different instruments to poke at the person. As you are dealing with different organs. But this game can be teached/used as a simulation (as it says so) to practise towards medical field (basically give you an understanding of the pressure of being a surgeon). I reckon the game is suitable from 12 & up. Providing that person is mature.

Privacy Rating Warning

  • Unclear whether personal information is sold or rented to third parties.
  • Personal information is shared for third-party marketing.
  • Unclear whether this product displays personalised advertising.
  • Data are collected by third-parties for their own purposes.
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Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say (5 ):
Kids say (15 ):

Whether you consider SURGEON SIMULATOR any good really depends on how you approach the game. If you come at it hoping to be a pretend surgeon, you're likely to hate it. It's clumsy, has downright terrible controls, and revels in the death of the patient. If you realize going in that you're playing a game that was initially designed in only two hours and is meant to be impossibly hard and more about creative and gross ways to kill the patient, you'll have a blast.

Even knowing that the game is meant as disgusting fun, the control issues eventually wear. At some point, it's nice to have the instruments do what you want them to do -- which never happens and (eventually) likely will be what drives players away from the game. But they can cause plenty of carnage before they leave.

App Details

  • Device: iPad
  • Release date: March 18, 2014
  • Category: Simulation Games
  • Publisher: Bossa Studios Ltd.
  • Version: 1.0.2
  • Minimum software requirements: iOS 6.0 or later
  • Last updated: August 16, 2016

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