Trauma Center: Under the Knife

January 19, 2006

The Nintendo DS has several unique features that allow savvy game developers to create experiences that simply aren’t possible on other devices. Most of these features revolve around the touch screen and the stylus input, which is quicker, more accurate and even more natural than a typical PC mouse. Your standard console control pad doesn’t even come close. Although it flew under many gamers’ radar during the system’s amazing release schedule this year, Atlus’s [i]Trauma Center: Under the Knife[/i] is one such game, using the stylus for rapid, precise control and placing useful information on the upper screen where it’s out of your way but still available.

[i]Trauma Center[/i] is, at its core, a timed puzzle game masquerading as an A

Score: 5/5

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