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Surgery and Medical Games.:

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I know that there are a handful of games involving surgery, medicine and working in hospitals, but I think most or all of them were on the Wii. Not that I have a problem with that per se, but why weren't there more of that type, and why couldn't some have been on an HD console, for better resolution to see things better, and to attempt to more accurately portray the human anatomy?

That's a good first post I think. Why weren't there more medical games, and why were the games of that type that do exist only on one console?
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 2 Saint Deltora, Wed, 5th Dec '12 1:37:57 PM from Brazil Relationship Status: Hugging my pillow
because the wii is a better alternative if you want to simulate some of the things doctors do.

like surgery in the trauma center series.
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 3 Clarste, Wed, 5th Dec '12 1:38:34 PM Relationship Status: Non-Canon
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Isn't this obviously because of the Wii Mote? I'm not a surgeon, so I can't say for sure, but popular perception of the job is that it primarily requires a steady head and all that. I can't really think of a gameplay mechanic that would capture this other than motion controls or perhaps a DS stylus.

 4 Rocket Dude, Wed, 5th Dec '12 1:47:39 PM from AZ, United States
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Oh, there was a DOS surgery game called Life & Death, if that interests you.
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 5 Elbruno, Wed, 5th Dec '12 6:16:51 PM from South Spexico, North Antarctica (Chile) Relationship Status: Chocolate!
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It's pretty much because of the Wiimote. Someone could try to make one of those games for Kinect, but there's a 146.7% chance that it would be disastrous for both the developers and the patient.
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