History VideoGame / EccoTheDolphin

5th Jul '16 8:42:30 PM Discar
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* OutsideContextVillain: Being aliens from outer space, the Vortex really stand out when it turns out they're the cause of all Ecco's woes in the first game.

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* OutsideContextVillain: OutsideGenreFoe: Being aliens from outer space, the Vortex really stand out when it turns out they're the cause of all Ecco's woes in the first game.
3rd Jun '16 10:04:02 AM nombretomado
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At present, the first two games are available on various official emulators, such as UsefulNotes/PlayStationNetwork, Wii Virtual Console, and Steam. ''Defender'' is only available on the Dreamcast and PS2. ''Ecco'' is often considered a cult classic - the fanbase it has is small, but devoted, and there are [[http://web8.orcaserver.de/ecco/ are]] [[http://www.ecco-darksea.com/ several]] fansites for it on the Web.

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At present, the first two games are available on various official emulators, such as UsefulNotes/PlayStationNetwork, Wii Virtual Console, and Steam. ''Defender'' is only available on the Dreamcast and PS2.[=PS2=]. ''Ecco'' is often considered a cult classic - the fanbase it has is small, but devoted, and there are [[http://web8.orcaserver.de/ecco/ are]] [[http://www.ecco-darksea.com/ several]] fansites for it on the Web.



* UpdatedRerelease: For the PS2, which had arguably much better controls, smoothed out some rough patches of level design, had an entirely different sonar map that more resembled the Genesis sonar, and had an interactive Gallery level with concept art and other goodies.

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* UpdatedRerelease: For the PS2, [=PS2=], which had arguably much better controls, smoothed out some rough patches of level design, had an entirely different sonar map that more resembled the Genesis sonar, and had an interactive Gallery level with concept art and other goodies.
28th May '16 11:26:00 AM nombretomado
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At present, the first two games are available on various official emulators, such as PlayStation Network, Wii Virtual Console, and Steam. ''Defender'' is only available on the Dreamcast and PS2. ''Ecco'' is often considered a cult classic - the fanbase it has is small, but devoted, and there are [[http://web8.orcaserver.de/ecco/ are]] [[http://www.ecco-darksea.com/ several]] fansites for it on the Web.

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At present, the first two games are available on various official emulators, such as PlayStation Network, UsefulNotes/PlayStationNetwork, Wii Virtual Console, and Steam. ''Defender'' is only available on the Dreamcast and PS2. ''Ecco'' is often considered a cult classic - the fanbase it has is small, but devoted, and there are [[http://web8.orcaserver.de/ecco/ are]] [[http://www.ecco-darksea.com/ several]] fansites for it on the Web.
27th May '16 3:45:15 PM WanderingTedium
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* OxygenMeter: It's easy to forget Ecco is a mammal, not a fish, and as such, requires air to breathe. You have an air meter on top of your regular health meter that you'll have to constantly keep watch of and refill via surfacing or OxygenatedUnderwaterBubbles. If it runs out, your actual health meter will start depleting rapidly.
2nd Jan '16 1:46:30 PM nombretomado
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* ComicBookAdaptation: In ''SonicTheComic''. Focused on the {{Xenofiction}} angle.

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* ComicBookAdaptation: In ''SonicTheComic''.''ComicBook/SonicTheComic''. Focused on the {{Xenofiction}} angle.
5th Nov '15 6:18:33 PM FlyingDuckManGenesis
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* PassThroughTheRings: Those Goddamn teleport levels from ''Tides''. Predictably, some of this in ''Defender'' as well, since it's the only 3D game in the series. An optional feature in ''Ecco Jr.:' after collecting musical rings, you can swim through them to hear simple melodies.

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* PassThroughTheRings: Those Goddamn teleport levels from ''Tides''. Predictably, some of this in ''Defender'' as well, since it's the only 3D game in the series. An optional feature in ''Ecco Jr.:' '': after collecting musical rings, you can swim through them to hear simple melodies.


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* SpinoffBabies: ''Ecco Jr.'' features a younger version of Ecco exploring the ocean, with such tasks as herding seahorses, [[PassThroughTheRings swimming through rings]], and finding lost balls for sea lions coming into play. This game was created to appeal to younger gamers as part of the "Sega Club" line of games, and thus lacks the difficulties of the series' main games.
18th Aug '15 11:15:03 PM DivineDeath
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* OutsideContextVillain: Being aliens from outer space, the Vortex really stand out when it turns out they're the cause of all Ecco's woes in the first game.
18th Aug '15 10:56:13 PM DivineDeath
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* AfterTheEnd: The Man's Nightmare set of levels pretty much depict an underwater post-apocalyptic world. Humanity enslaved the dolphins and used them to expand their civilization into the seas, and wiped both themselves and the Foe out when they attacked. As a result, the ocean is heavily polluted, life is dying out, the surviving dolphins have no idea where their masters have gone, and they're too stupid to improve their situation.

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* AfterTheEnd: The Man's Nightmare set of levels pretty much depict an underwater post-apocalyptic world. Humanity enslaved the dolphins and used them to expand their civilization into the seas, and wiped both themselves and the Foe out when they the latter attacked. As a result, the ocean is heavily polluted, life is dying out, the surviving dolphins have no idea where their masters have gone, and they're too stupid to improve their situation.
18th Aug '15 10:54:25 PM DivineDeath
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* AfterTheEnd: The Man's Nightmare set of levels pretty much depict an underwater post-apocalyptic world. Humanity enslaved the dolphins and used them to expand their civilization into the seas, and wiped both themselves and the Foe out when they attacked. As a result, the ocean is heavily polluted, life is dying out, the surviving dolphins have no idea where their masters have gone, and they're too stupid to improve their situation.
7th Jul '15 5:11:23 AM __Vano
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* PassThroughTheRings: Those Goddamn teleport levels from ''Tides''. Predictably, some of this in ''Defender'' as well, since it's the only 3D game in the series.

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* PassThroughTheRings: Those Goddamn teleport levels from ''Tides''. Predictably, some of this in ''Defender'' as well, since it's the only 3D game in the series. An optional feature in ''Ecco Jr.:' after collecting musical rings, you can swim through them to hear simple melodies.
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