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Ecco the Dolphin: Defender of the Future (PlayStation 2)

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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.

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The Press Says

GamePro (US) Apr 10, 2002 4 out of 5 80
Jeuxvideo.com Feb 06, 2002 16 out of 20 80
IGN Feb 13, 2002 7.8 out of 10 78
GameSpot Mar 04, 2002 7.4 out of 10 74
videospiele.com Feb 07, 2002 73 out of 100 73
Peliplaneetta.net Mar 18, 2002 70 out of 100 70
Gameplanet Feb 25, 2002 3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars 70
PlayFrance Apr 08, 2003 6.5 out of 10 65
Futuregamez.net Feb 26, 2002 61 out of 100 61
GameCola.net May, 2003 5.2 out of 10 52

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Trivia

David Brin

The original storyline for this game was written by Science-Fiction writer David Brin. Brin has won two Hugo Awards (the Hugos are the Oscars of SF), 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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Kartanym (10779) added Ecco the Dolphin: Defender of the Future (PlayStation 2) on Mar 07, 2002
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