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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 Ecco before the temple of controversy.
Ecco the Dolphin: Defender of the Future Dreamcast ...tells it like it is.
Ecco the Dolphin: Defender of the Future Dreamcast Using the power of sonar.
Ecco the Dolphin: Defender of the Future Dreamcast Strange dolphin technology...

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Critic Reviews

4Players.de Dreamcast Jul 31, 2000 90 out of 100 90
Gamezilla Dreamcast Oct 11, 2000 88 out of 100 88
Jeuxvideo.com Dreamcast Jul 04, 2000 17 out of 20 85
Game Revolution Dreamcast Aug 01, 2000 B+ 83
NowGamer Dreamcast Apr 26, 2000 8.1 out of 10 81
Planet Dreamcast Dreamcast Aug 29, 2000 8 out of 10 80
videospiele.com PlayStation 2 Feb 07, 2002 73 out of 100 73
Just Adventure Dreamcast 2001 B- 67
PlayFrance PlayStation 2 Apr 08, 2003 6.5 out of 10 65
Digital Press - Classic Video Games Dreamcast May 07, 2005 6 out of 10 60

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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.

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