Electronic Arts has announced that Operation Mania (formerly rumored to be Operation Deluxe: Quest for the Funny Bone Badges) will be available on Pogo.com (both US and UK) in August and at retail stores for $19.95 in September. This downloadable, deluxe game will have 35 levels (ranks?), two modes of play, mini-games, and more. You’ll be playing as the up-and-coming surgeon Dr. Humerus, operating on everyone’s well-known body Cavity Sam. The multiplayer mode is described with “Overcrowded waiting rooms can be alleviated by referring patients to friends and family online.” Ranks will be achieved via story mode.
So far, we know there are six badges for Operation. The badges are as follows:
Earn this badge by simply playing.
Reach Rank 1 to earn this badge.
Reach Rank 2 to earn this badge.
Reach Rank 3 to earn this badge.
Reach Rank 4 to earn this badge.
Reach Rank 5 to earn this badge.
Here are some screenshots:
Cavity Sam’s Got Butterflies in his Stomach!
Full Emergency Room – Gameplay Screenshot
The full press release about Operation Mania can be read here (PDF).