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Ecco the Dolphin (SEGA Master System)

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Print advertisement - PC Player 05/1996:
    Ganz allein in einer wundervollen Unterwasserwelt versuchen Sie, mit Hilfe Ihres Sonars, die Familie und Freunde wiederzufinden. Aber der Weg ist lang und voller Gefahren. Werden Sie bestehen?

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    Contributed by Patrick Bregger (112077) on Apr 10, 2010.

Back of Case - Sega Mega Drive (Europe):
    You are Ecco, a powerful young dolphin. A mysterious storm has swept your family from the sea. The search to find them will take you through vast underwater realms of treachery, beauty and adventure. Explore over 25 giant levels of solving puzzles and fighting denizens of the sea.

    Sie sind Ecco, ein starker junger Delphin. Ein mysteriöser Sturm hat Ihre Familie im Meer zerstoben. Sie müssen sie wiederfinden und dabei grosse Unterwasser-Reiche voller Verrat, Schönheit und Abenteuer durchreisen. Erforschen Sie über 25 gigantische Spielstufen mit Geheimnissen und schwimmenden Feinden.

    Vous êtes Ecco, un dauphin jeune et vigoreux. Une tempête mystérieuse a éparpillé les membres de votre famille. Pour les retrouver, vous devrez parcourir de vastes royaumes aquatiques de pièges, de beauté et d'aventure. Essayez de résoudre les énigmes de 25 niveaux géants et affrontez les hôtes de la mer.

    Usted es Ecco, un poderoso y joven delfen. Una tormenta misteriosa ha hecho desaparecer a su familia en el mar. La busqueda para localizarlos le llevara a través de amplios reinos submarinos de traicion, belleza y aventura. Explore mas de de 25 niveles gigantes para resolver los enigmas y luchar contra los habitantes del mar.

    Siete Ecco, un energico e giovane delfino. Una misteriosa burrasca ha spazzato via la vostra famiglia dal mare. La ricerca per ritrovarla vi porta attraverso vasti regni sottomarini di perfidia, bellezza e avventura. Esplorate oltre 25 livelli giganti di puzzle da risolvere e di combattimenti contro gli abitanti del mare.

    Da är Ecco, en ung och stark delfin. Din familj har svepts bort fran havet av en mystisk storm. Sökandet efter din familj kommer att ta dig ner till en oändlig fantasivärld under havet, fylid av skatter, skönhet och äventyr. Upptäck över 25 jättelika nivaer med manga gator att lösa och havens invanre att bekämpa.

    Jij bent Ecco, een jonge, sterke dolfijn. Een geheimzinnige storm heeft jouw familie uit jullie zee geblazen. Jij moet ze gaan zoeken in een heleboel fantastische en schitterende onderwatergebieden. Verken 25 grote levels vol puzzels terwijl je tegen de andere bewoners van de zee moet vechten.

    Sinä olet Ecco, nuori, vahva delfiini. Salaperäinen myrsky on pyyhkäissyt perheesi merestä. Heitä etsiessäsi joudut valtavaan vedenalaiseen valtakuntaan, joka on täynnä petosta, kauneutta ja seikkailua. Tee tutkimusmatka yli 25 tasolta, ratkaise arvoituksia ja taistele meren asukkaita vastaan.


    Contributed by ケヴィン (4093) on Aug 10, 2008.

www.sega.com – Wii Virtual Console (US):
    Ecco the Dolphin
    Help Ecco the dolphin find his missing friends by exploring his vast ocean world. You must surface for air and keep an eye out for enemies as you search the depths. Ecco's unique sonar ability will give you helpful information from other sea creatures.

    Original Release: 1992
    Wii Release: 11/27/06
    ESRB: E - Animated Blood

    Contributed by gamewarrior (5065) on Apr 04, 2007.

www.nintendo.com - Wii:

    A game with a porpoise

    Help Ecco make his world dolphin safe!

    Help Ecco the dolphin find his missing friends by exploring his vast ocean world. You must surface for air and keep an eye out for enemies as you search the depths. Ecco's unique sonar ability will give you helpful information from other sea creatures.

    Contributed by Evil Ryu (54192) on Feb 08, 2007.

Appaloosa Interactive's Website:
    Back to save the world again, Ecco confronts yet more incredible creatures as he seeks his long lost family and friends in the beautiful oceans of the globe. More challenges, danger and fun await Ecco the Dolphin fans as they assume the identity of the video gaming's most famous denizen of the deep. Stunning soundtrack of original works from Appaloosa's music studio is separately available.

    An award-winning game for ages 7 to adult.

    Contributed by Pat Cdr (1222) on May 04, 2005.

Back of Box - Genesis:
    You are Ecco, a powerful young dolphin. A mysterious storm has swept your family from the sea. The search to find them will take you through the vast underwater realms of treachery, beauty and adventure. User your sonar to discover hidden caverns and unlock the secrets of crystal glyphs. Charge packs of bloodthirsty sharks. Dive deep... but don't linger too long, because you're a mammal and need air to breath. In your quest, you'll discover that more than your family's safety is at stake. the fate of the whole world rest on your wits and fins.

    *Explore over 25 giant levels of solving puzzles and fighting denizens of the sea.

    *8 Megs of aquatic excitement with password save.

    *Knife through the waters, flip above the waves, with motions created from real dolphins.

    Contributed by Pat Cdr (1222) on Aug 12, 2004.

Back Cover - Sega CD:
    Life is a surging tide of adventure for Ecco, the powerful young dolphin. A sudden storm tears Ecco's family from their home. Now Ecco, all alone, must plunge into a treacherous quest to save the dolphins - and quite possibly the world!

  • Tackle all the bold adventure of the Genesis game transformed into the brilliance of Sega CD! Leap and dive through incredible sea animations to magical undersea music and sounds!

  • Submerge yourself in QSound! With stereo hookup, you'll be surrounded in waves of 3-D sound!

  • Explore over 30 levels of lethal dangers - including frenzied sharks, stinging jellyfish and deadly rip tides. Travel back in time to battle prehistoric sea creatures!

  • Beam out sonar waves to discover hidden routes! Solve the cryptic messages in crystal Glyphs! Find the sunken library where Glyphs reveal the secrets of the deep!

    Contributed by Jeanne (75620) on Nov 12, 2003.

Back Cover - Sega Master System:
    Ecco's underwater world has been devastated by a swirling gust of air and water. Help him navigate back to his dolphin pod, through treacherous tropical reefs and freezing polar ice floes.

    Contributed by Jeanne (75620) on Nov 12, 2003.