How can a game about a dolphin be so depressing? Read on...
26 May 2015
Summary: I really loved this game as a kid and I still am impressed... or did I mean depressed? Hmm... Well the graphics are beautiful, but this isn't exactly a game you would have your 5 year old play. Oh no, this is some serious stuff! The game play is extremely difficult, as others have said.
Summary: When I was a kid obsessing over my NES console, I never really had any desire to own a Genesis. That is, until I saw pictures of Ecco the Dolphin. This game simply had what I loved at the time- an underwater dolphin adventure.
Summary: A Sega Genesis masterpiece. Being one of the earliest releases on Sega genesis this game showed the capabilities of the Genesis computing system. Hosting extremely massive levels for the time this game set standards for other cartridge based games on various other consoles of its generation.
Summary: This game, simply put, is almost impossible to beat even WITH a Game Genie. For the time, it was a beautiful, amazing, AWESOME game- and it gives you passwords so you don't always have to start from the beginning! I played it as a kid and own it as adult.
Summary: Here's a worthwhile review from GameFAQs/Joeg19: "Ecco The Dolphin, on the face of it, looks like a cute game. On first seeing it, you'd think of it as a platformer suitable for a younger audience, the sort of game you'd buy your kids.