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Ecco the Dolphin: Defender of the Future

MobyRank MobyScore
Dreamcast
80
3.9
PlayStation 2
72
3.7
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Description

Hundreds of years in the future, mankind and dolphins live peacefully together and share the earth. Dolphins, who are much more intelligent than they seem, act as the earth's caretakers, while dolphins and humans explore the galaxy. An alien force, known as the Foe, seeks to end this happy existence. The Foe damages the Earth's defense system, and alters history for the worse. One extraordinary dolphin, Ecco, must travel through time to set things right.

Ecco is a 3d underwater adventure game. There are more than 25 aquatic environments to explore. Ecco must communicate with other ocean creatures and learn to manipulate his environment if he is to succeed in defeating the Foe.

Screenshots

Ecco the Dolphin: Defender of the Future Dreamcast Dolphins and Humans leave earth in search of new worlds. Offering peace and friendship wherever they may go.
Ecco the Dolphin: Defender of the Future Dreamcast The form of a Foe
Ecco the Dolphin: Defender of the Future Dreamcast Inside the tentacled doom machine
Ecco the Dolphin: Defender of the Future Dreamcast Inside a building.

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User Reviews

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The Press Says

Dreamcastmagazin.de Dreamcast Sep 07, 2001 A 100
DC-UK Dreamcast Apr, 2000 91 out of 100 91
Gamezilla Dreamcast Oct 11, 2000 88 out of 100 88
SEGA-Portal.de Dreamcast Sep 21, 2009 8 out of 10 80
Jeuxvideo.com PlayStation 2 Feb 06, 2002 16 out of 20 80
Adrenaline Vault, The (AVault) Dreamcast Oct 07, 2000 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
Power Unlimited Dreamcast Sep, 2000 7.9 out of 10 79
Peliplaneetta.net PlayStation 2 Mar 18, 2002 70 out of 100 70
Gameplanet PlayStation 2 Feb 25, 2002 3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars 70
The Video Game Critic Dreamcast Sep 06, 2000 D 25

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Trivia

David Brin

The original storyline for this game was written by science fiction author David Brin. Brin has won two Hugo Awards, one for Startide Rising and one for The Uplift War. Both novels are part of the Uplift series, and guess what: very intelligent dolphins play a big role in the series.

Extras

Included with the European version of this game is a product catalogue that showcases amongst other things the unreleased Half-Life port for the Dreamcast.

Information also contributed by Bolley Bollington

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