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Emergency Hospital coming to XBLA, PC on November 26

9:51 AM on 11.04.2008 // Nick Chester

Nursing school? Too expensive -- who needs it? GAMEINVEST has announced that it will be bringing "nurse sim" Emergency Hospital to Xbox LIVE Arcade and PC on November 26.

Formerly known as Sarah's Emergency Room, the title will put players in control of the ambitious (and sexy -- rowr!) young nurse Sarah who "accepts a mysterious management position at a small hospital in Arkansas." We're not sure what's so mysterious about it, as we see no sign of Josef Mengele-like experiments appearing in Emergency Room

Sarah will be doing things that aren't so mysterious, like diagnosing patients, prescribing meds, and running herself ragged between the waiting and operating rooms. For fans of time-management sims and sore throats, Emergency Hospital looks like the thing for you.

Press release after the jump.

GAMEINVEST'S Emergency Hospital Goes Gold

Time Management Game for Xbox 360 and PC Launching this November


LISBON, Portugal - Nov. 4, 2008

GAMEINVEST, Portugal’s leading video game developer, today announced that production for the digital distribution version of Emergency Hospital is complete, and the fast-paced hospital time management game is set for release on November 26. Formerly titled Sarah’s Emergency Room, the newly renamed time management game will be published by Merscom for Xbox Live Arcade and PC download platforms. Emergency Hospital will be distributed through leading portals including RealNetworks, Big Fish Games™, and Oberon Media, with a full list included below.

"Digital distribution of our game titles is essential to GAMEINVEST's vision of creating accessible, interactive entertainment for everyone," said GAMEINVEST General Manager Mariana Cardoso. "Working with Merscom will enable us to reach worldwide audiences with our newest title, Emergency Hospital."
"From the graphics and the gameplay to the characters and the storyline, Emergency Hospital has the ingredients for success," said Lloyd Melnick, Chief Customer Officer at Merscom. “Also, we incorporated feedback from gamers to determine a game name that would really resonate with our audience.”

Emergency Hospital casts players as Sarah, an ambitious young nurse who suddenly gets a taste of thrilling emergency room action when she accepts a mysterious management position at a small hospital in Arkansas. Players control Sarah as she frantically diagnoses patients, prescribes medicine, assists in the operating room, and runs back and forth between the waiting room and examination rooms to keep track of troublesome patients. With nine difficulty levels for each of the game’s seven hospitals, and several floors of patients in each hospital, Emergency Hospital provides hours of frenzied fun for gamers of all ages.
Emergency Hospital will be distributed through leading portals, including: RealNetworks, Big Fish Games™, Oberon Media, Shockwave®, Trymedia, ArcadeTown, Boonty, Gamefools, PlayFirst®, iWin, Zapak and Reflexive® Entertainment.
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