DescriptionTake on the role of a doctor on this unique title for the Nintendo DS. You play as Dr. Derek Stiles, a young doctor who has just started at Hope Hospital. Things start off rather normally for the doctor, but he soon discovers that he has a special talent called the 'healing touch'. This talent allows him to slow down time to perform surgical procedures much faster than normal. However, a new epidemic begins to appear, and Dr. Stiles will need to be lightning-fast as well as accurate to save his patients' lives!
Trauma Center is almost entirely played with the stylus. All of Dr. Stiles' tools are used with the stylus, whether it be the suture, the scalpel, the drain, or the syringe. Quick and accurate response to the medical procedures will keep your patients healthy, but you'll also need to be prepared for unexpected events that can turn an almost finished operation on its head. The game is surprisingly difficult, and seems to hail back to challenge of the Super NES era.
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- "超執刀 カドゥケウス" -- Japanese spelling
- "Chou Shittou Caduceus" -- Japanese title
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|Easy as... Surgery||Lawnmower Man (140)|
|Doctor Derek Stylus||NeoJ (428)|
|Game Shark||Nov 23, 2005||A-||91|
|N-Zone||May 17, 2006||83 out of 100||83|
|Game Informer Magazine||Oct, 2005||8.25 out of 10||82|
|Gamesmania.de||May 19, 2006||81 out of 100||81|
|PlayDevil||Jun 23, 2006||80|
|Factornews||Jun 16, 2006||8 out of 10||80|
|Nintendo Life||Aug 06, 2006||80|
|UOL Jogos||Feb 10, 2006||80|
|Nintendo-Online.de||Apr 15, 2007||8 out of 10||80|
|GameZone||Oct 18, 2005||7.9 out of 10||79|
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|PEGI Rating Discrepancy||3||Sciere (415170)
Feb 22, 2016
1001 Video GamesTrauma Center: Under the Knife appears in the book 1001 Video Games You Must Play Before You Die by General Editor Tony Mott.
- 2006 – #2 Most Innovative Game Design of the Year
- 2005 – The "Is 'Spiking My DS' Covered Under the Warranty?" Award