Ecco the Dolphin
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Play like a real dolphin using sonar, catching air and singing as you explore the beautiful deep sea.
PRAISE FROM THE PRESS
“Ecco the Dolphin is a great game and it’s fantastic to see that SEGA’s emulation has been fixed up, allowing you to experience without any unfortunate hiccups.” – IGN.com
“Ecco the Dolphin is just as much of a classic as the other games Sega has released, and really should be played by anyone who considers themselves a gamer who hasn't yet.” – Toucharcade.com
After a mysterious storm, Ecco’s family disappeared – help him search his vast ocean home for them. Dart through the deep sea, catch air with playful flips for oxygen and use sonar to get messages from undersea creatures and crystal glyphs.
EXPLORE THE DEEP SEA
Explore over 25 beautiful levels to unravel the cause of a mysterious storm and rescue Ecco’s pod.
Sing to communicate with other sea animals, uncover hidden paths and attack dangerous sea lurkers.
2 VERSIONS OF THE GAME
Play either the US or Japanese version of the game by switching your device’s language
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What's New in Version 2.0.0
iOS 6 Support
Two things that need fixing:
The dashing sound effect is ear-splitting and sounds nothing like the original game. Is this an audio engine bug or did someone actually find it tolerable when testing this version? It's inexcusable: fix it.
Also, the controls really need some customization options. The apps that have this feature are so much more playable. Also, the d-pad is too inflexible and needs my thumb to actually be precisely on the direction I want to press. On a touch screen, this concept does not work.
Avoid at all costs!!
I thought this game would be interesting and fun...and I knew it had a reputation for being difficult... and it is all these. However, when you do figure out how to get around obstacles you still have to deal with the AWFUL controls which can lead to cheap deaths and you having to start the level again!! AVOID THIS GAME...there are other thinking man's games better than this piece of rubbish!!
It's great that you can get the original Ecco on your iOS device. The controls are a bit difficult, though. Maybe add an analog stick. Next add Defender of the Future! I would buy it instantly!
- Category: Games
- Updated: Nov 29, 2012
- Version: 2.0.0
- Size: 5.6 MB
- Languages: English, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Spanish
- Seller: Sega America
- © 2010 SEGA. All Rights Reserved.
Compatibility: Requires iOS 4.3 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.