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Ecco the Dolphin (Xbox 360)

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Description

Travel through time along with Ecco the dolphin, in the only game that could call itself a "dolphin simulator". Indeed, you can do pretty much everything a typical dolphin does, including eating fish, surfacing in order to breathe, using your biological sonar and of course, jumping out of the water to amaze your friends.

The storyline is actually deeper that one may think by looking at the box illustration. As Ecco, you are the only dolphin who managed to escape from a giant whirlpool which sucked down your entire pod. The five shining stars on your forehead show that you are the chosen one to save them. But that task will be not be an easy one, as you will have to travel through time and space with the Atlantean time machine, and meet the mystical Asterite in order to defeat the Vortex Queen.

Screenshots

There are no Xbox 360 screenshots for this game.

There are 57 other screenshots on file for other versions of this game.


Alternate Titles

  • "Ecco" -- In-game title
  • "エコー・ザ・ドルフィン" -- Japanese spelling

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The Press Says

HonestGamers Aug 21, 2007 8 out of 10 80
TeamXbox Aug 15, 2007 6.8 out of 10 68
GameSpot Aug 20, 2007 6.5 out of 10 65
IGN Aug 17, 2007 6 out of 10 60
Gamernode Aug 28, 2007 4 out of 10 40
Gamers' Temple, The Aug 29, 2007 37 out of 100 37
Eurogamer.net (UK) Aug 20, 2007 3 out of 10 30

Forums

Topic # Posts Last Post
Favorite level music from Ecco the Dolphin 1 Johnny de Alba
Aug 29, 2008

Trivia

Cut content

There are two spots high above water along the left and right walls of Origin Beach where there were once glyphs (Or some creature) that was removed from the game. However if you use your sonar against those walls you still get messages from them.

The left one says:

"We hear song in the ocean!"

"We hear our kind in the sea!"

"Never have we heard songs in the sea!"

The right one says:

"You sing our song under the waves - who are you?"

"Could we sing in the sea? Could we live in the sea?"

"Perhaps we will try!"



Ed Annunziata explained that this was the answer to the question Ecco was asked in Home Bay "Why do Dolphins live in the sea?"

Ecco was supposed to be talking to his prehistoric ancestors and convincing them to join him in the deep! Unfortunately they were removed to time constraints.

Awards

  • FLUX
    • Issue #4 - #100 in the "Top 100 Video Games of All-Time" list
Information also contributed by Big John WV

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Kartanym (10785) added Ecco the Dolphin (Xbox 360) on Jan 25, 2008
Other platforms contributed by Corn Popper (69521), yprbest (100), Michael Cassidy (4467), Tibes80 (1495), Kartanym (10785), Sciere (234201), Tomaweezi (155) and Cochonou (1017)