Posts Tagged ‘bossa studios’

Give Your Eyes, Teeth: Surgeon Simulator DLC

By Alice O'Connor on August 18th, 2014.

Let's have a look.

I couldn’t tell you how many eyeballs I’ve gouged out and teeth I’ve kicked in while playing video games. Lots, certainly (and in the game), but never to help people. New Surgeon Simulator DLC will let us altruistically enjoy sounds of eyeballs squishing and teeth tinkling, adding new operations starring those bodyparts. It’s bringing them over from the PlayStation 4 version, really, along with new environments like a bed smashing through the doors of a hospital hallway. Curiously, a graphics overhaul is also packaged into this £1.99 DLC, not coming as an upgrade for everyone.

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Surgeon Simulator ARG Yields Out Of This World Secret

By Nathan Grayson on September 28th, 2013.

Dammit Jim, I'm a doctor, not a really, really different kind of doctor.

Well, that didn’t take long. Like an expert surgeon carving out cavities and worming sausage-fingers indiscriminately between guts, Bossa recently stuffed an ARG into Surgeon Simulator 2013′s latest update. For hours – no, more than a whole day – Codename: Trisha had the game’s community stumped. But then, finally, after many long, sleepless nights, a solution beamed into view. Bizarre, cryptic messages? Wild numerical spews? Enough video tapes to construct a pyramid that’d awe even the most complacent of mice? What could it all mean? Go below to find out.

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A Cut Above: Surgeon Simulator Adds SPACE SURGERY

By Nathan Grayson on September 26th, 2013.

Hah, medical school? What's that? No seriously what is it

In space, no one can hear you scream. Typically, that’s very bad news seeing as games, TV shows, and movies have incontrovertibly proven that the universe is crawling with slavering teeth monsters that want to replace our insides with their writhing, gelatinous young. However, if you’re an implausibly incompetent space surgeon, I believe you can actually make a solid case for the silence of the vacuum working in your favor. After all, who’s going to find out? Plus, do medial malpractice rules even apply outside the jurisdiction of, well, Earth? It’s perfect! Thus, Surgeon Simulator 2013‘s new outer-space DLC makes complete, absolute, 100 percent non-absurd sense. Oh, but there’s more to it than that. Developer Bossa’s latest nip and tuck also kicks off a new ARG that apparently hides “Top Secret World-Stopping Secret Content™”.”

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Heavy Medication: Surgeon Sim Slices TF2′s Heavy

By Craig Pearson on June 21st, 2013.

Check for doves, Medic
Like the world’s most fun STD, Team Fortress 2 really likes to spread itself around. What’s that itch, Joe Danger? Why it’s a just a case of the hats. That’s not a wart on Poker Night at the Inventory, it’s an achievement. And though the one game we all wanted to have a little bit of TF2 in it has remained resistant, there’s a new strain that’s proven to be too much for its immune system. Surgeon Simulator 2013′s rib-cage cracking ridiculousness really did look a lot like the Meet The Medic trailer, and Valve has allowed the characters to appear in Bossa Studio’s scalpel sim. It was inevitable.
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Wot I Think: Surgeon Simulator 2013

By Jim Rossignol on April 19th, 2013.


As a games blogger, the question I am most often asked is: “When are you going to go back to school so that you can get a real job, like an accountant or a doctor?” To which I reply: “Look, Mum, Dad, writing about videogames is a real job now. I’ve paid my rent unaided for at least several years.” Then I show them games like Surgeon Simulator 2013 and ask why I would want to be a real anything, when I can be a simulated everything?

Yeah, that’s my philosophy degree talking. Paying for itself, right there.

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Crack: Surgeon Sim Steam Version Adding Brain Surgery

By Nathan Grayson on March 14th, 2013.

Isn't it amazing to think that's exactly how all eggs look inside before we cook them?

I think a lot of people were pretty surprised when Surgeon Simulator 2013 made the cut for Steam Greenlight. I mean, it’s an impressive, exceedingly hilarious little production, but it emerged from the bounty-filled chest cavity of Global Game Jam. It’s amazing that something with such high production values came out of such a short development period at all, but the fact is, Surgeon Sim’s roots show. It’s a silly sideshow, but it hardly seems primed for primetime. Fortunately, Bossa’s not hanging up its gore-caked coat just because it’s sharing a practice with the likes of TF2′s Medic and, er… yeah, mostly him. New additions are on the way, so as to make this the most realistic simulation of a deranged, depth-perception-less sloth creature performing surgery ever.  Contrary to popular belief, you don’t have to be a brain surgeon to operate the break, after which you’ll find a video conclusively proving that you also don’t have to be a brain surgeon to be, well, a brain surgeon.

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On The Power And The Diminishing Returns Of “Indie”

By Lewie Procter on March 8th, 2013.


Something is happening. I’ve noticed it, you may have noticed it, and it’s probably no surprise to anyone who’s ever bought an “indie” record. The corporations with a finger in this delicious pie we call the games industry have been watching what’s happened, too. They’ve been watching the achievements of the likes of Jonathan Blow, 2Dboy, Notch/Mojang and other countless successful indie developers. Now, they’re changing the way the operate. And that is in turn changing how indies operate. Indie gaming will never be the same again. Is this a bad thing?

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Heart Felt: Surgeon Simulator 2013

By Adam Smith on January 28th, 2013.

No sudden movements.

I played Life & Death when I was but a child and its depiction of medical procedures frightened me far more than Alone in the Dark ever did. The fluids that spilled out of patients’ pixel-parts were far more real than the things that went bump in the night. The Trauma Center series has a more madcap take on surgical procedures than Life & Death ever did (it was the Police Quest of surgery sims) but it can’t match up to Surgeon Simulator 2013. Nothing can. Handsome Mike Bithell of Thomas Was Alone fame brought this to my attention. It was made for a Gamejam by folks from Bossa Studios. Imagine Octodad performing a heart transplant, then watch.

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