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Platform(s): PC
Genre: RPG/Strategy
Publisher: Legacy Interactive
Developer: Legacy Interactive


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Upcoming 'ER' Titles Revealed

by The Six Billion Dollar Man on Sept. 22, 2003 @ 1:51 a.m. PDT

In the ER computer game, the player joins the cast of the TV show as a newly hired intern and handles a steady flow of patients with health issues ranging from minor cuts and bruises to serious injuries sustained from accidents and violence. Through it all, the player will have to navigate goals, dodge sticky politics, deal with gut-wrenching ethical dilemmas, and engage in steamy romances. With perseverance, the player will gain prestige among peers and supervisors and ascend the ranks of Chicago's County General Hospital.

“The ‘ER’ property provides a wealth of rich content that will translate beautifully into an interactive game,” said Ariella Lehrer, CEO of Legacy Interactive. “Players of the game will be able to problem solve with their favorite characters from the show, as they tackle the trials and tribulations of a trauma center.”

In the “ER” computer game, the player will take on the role of an intern whose goal is to grow his or her career while participating in the ongoing dramas that unfold in the emergency room. The game will focus on the thrills, ethical dilemmas, life and death decisions, and of course the romance that has driven the show’s popularity for the past ten years. The game will feature the likeness and voice talent of popular stars from the weekly television drama.

“We are excited to take ‘ER,’ with the depth of the characters and storylines that have entertained television audiences for nine award-winning seasons, to an interactive level,” said Philippe Erwin, Vice President of Interactive for Warner Bros. Consumer Products. “This amazing entertainment property will be transformed into an interactive experience, where fans can experience the thrills of ‘ER’ on their home computer.”

Now in its ninth season, “ER,” is currently ranked #4 this season in overall ratings, based on Nielsen media ratings. “ER” was created by best-selling author Michael Crichton (“Jurassic Park”) and centers around the medical personnel in the emergency room of a Chicago hospital. A winner of the prestigious George Foster Peabody Award, the series has also earned 20 Emmy Awards and 108 nominations, and the People’s Choice Award as Favorite Television Dramatic Series for its first eight seasons.. Also, the cast has won four Screen Actors Guild Awards for Outstanding Ensemble Performance in a Drama Series.

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