DescriptionEco is an action strategy game of sorts, which sets the player in charge initially of a small single-celled organism and challenges the player to guide its evolution.
The initial tasks are to roam around finding food and then find a potential mate. Depending on the organism's status, different predators will be after it - a radar is displayed to indicate where these are at any given time. Once this is done, the player is taken to a screen displaying the species' genes, and has the chance to modify one of them, thus resulting in evolution. Eventually the organism can evolve far enough to become plant, insect, fish, or even human.
Part of the Following Groups
- Gameplay feature: Aging
- Gameplay Feature: Having Children
- Gameplay feature: Hunger / Thirst
- Gameplay feature: Permadeath / Permanent Death
- Genre: Wilderness Survival
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The Press Says
|Computer and Video Games (CVG)||Atari ST||Mar, 1988||8 out of 10||80|
|The Games Machine (UK)||Atari ST||Feb, 1988||78 out of 100||78|
|ACE (Advanced Computer Entertainment)||Atari ST||Mar, 1988||511 out of 1000||51|
|Happy Computer||Atari ST||Feb, 1988||39 out of 100||39|
|Power Play||Atari ST||1988||3.5 out of 10||35|
|Power Play||Amiga||May, 1988||3.5 out of 10||35|
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