- Sony Community Manager Poppy Byron
announced today that Surgeon Simulator Coming PS4 is coming to PlayStation 4 with details below.
To quote: When we first heard that the new generation consoles were arriving, we were super excited about the possibility that the game - OUR game - could be one of the titles available for PS4 owners to enjoy.
There was one problem, though: how on Earth were we going to get the infamous controls to work on DualShock4?
Would the game look good on a next-gen console in a living room?
Would it still be funny? Would Bob be as dashingly handsome on a big screen?
So many questions... we had to try. It turned out that creating a control scheme for Nigel's arm on PS4 was one of the most enjoyable parts of the process.
The first and most obvious step to take was to map hand movement and hand rotation to the left and right thumb sticks, as this is what players tend to expect on a console game. The finger controls were less obvious.
We had a lot of ideas which turned out to be a bit too clumsy even for Surgeon Simulator. In the end we decided to lose the one-button-per-finger design used on the PC and instead condense it down into just two of the shoulder buttons.
The most exciting part was when we started...