October 28, 2008
EA’S OPERATION MANIA GETS A
HEARTBEAT AT RETAIL
Now Available Both at Retail and
Online for Download at Pogo.com
No need to sit in the waiting room
any longer. OPERATION™ MANIA, the PC game from EA’s Pogo.com™ and Hasbro has
been given a clean bill of health and is released into players’ care at retail.
In the game, players race against the clock to send a variety of patients
including well-known and beloved Cavity Sam through a series of treatment
stations. Perform surgery and become an expert surgeon by completing mini-games
reminiscent of the board game. Be quick and effective with treatment before the
patient’s nose starts flashing and time is up! OPERATION MANIA is available at
select retailers in North America and has a MSRP of $19.99. The game is also
available for download online at
in North America ($19.95) and the U.K. (11.95).
Key features of OPERATION MANIA
Hospital management: Diagnose and
treat both standard and emergency patients, and run them through a gauntlet of
medical procedures including admissions, x-ray and, of course, operations!
Unique hospital settings: Advance
through 35 levels and five hospitals in different regions on a wacky
Two game modes: Rise through the
ranks in Story Mode or go for a challenge in Marathon Mode to care for
patients as long as possible and experiment with over 100 upgrade
Mini-games: Show surgical finesse
by completing mini games with a steady hand. The bite sized challenges are
reminiscent of the board game that people have come to know and love.
Upgrade the hospital: Spend money
earned curing patients to buy upgrades for the hospital, including better
equipment, faster service and additional staff.
Multiplayer: Alleviate overcrowded
waiting rooms by referring patients to friends and family online.
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