The Journal of Surgical Endoscopy said it, the Journal of Endourology agreed and even the presitgious MSNBC published the data. Surgeons who play video games are better at laproscopic surgeries resulting in fewer movements, less mistakes and better patient outcomes. Until now only a lucky few young surgical residents had access to these digital surgical simulators. That was until Nintendo CEOs decided that average Joes should have equal access to hone their surgical skills.
We know very little about this new game for the upcoming Nintendo Wii platform, but so far we’re big fans of the title, which strikes just the right amount of dread and fear (narrowly beating out “Trauma Center: The Bounceback” and “Trauma Center: Patient is Well-Known to Staff with Frequent Visits for Same Complaint”). While we can’t imagine ever wanting to come home and play this game (we live it!) we can understand the appeal to pre-meds and children of physicians. Maybe, also, the anime nurses have some appeal to some obscure demographic that we wouldn’t really know about, why are you even asking?
Second Opinion will feature enhanced visuals (when compared to Under the Knife on DS), as well as voice acting. Additional surgeries will also be added, including heart transplants and broken bone procedures. And this time around, Atlus will offer three difficulty settings, an obvious response to complaints about Under the Knife’s inconsistent difficulty, which includes several near-impossible missions.
Available November 3…