Ecco the Dolphin: Defender of the Future is an interesting adventure game, which was released by Sega in 2000. This is the fourth version in the Ecco the Dolphin game series from the developer Appaloosa Interactive. At the moment, the game is available on two platforms, including Dreamcast and PlayStation 2.
Regarding the plot, the game events take place on a peaceful island. On which, Dolphins and humans inhabited together. For 500 years, their lives were peaceful until Foe, the dangerous monster that wanted to invade Earth appeared. They destroyed many small villages, ships and people. Facing the dangerous conspiracy, humans and dolphins Ecco decided to unite and create a great source of power to defeat the enemy. Many difficulties and challenges are waiting them to conquer in the game.
How to play
Basically, the players will act Ecco, a dolphin with a large body. Ecco begins a journey to search for Foe’s hideout to destroy their army. When Ecco was discovered, Foe quickly polluted many water areas making it difficult to move. Ecco has to get out of the danger zone to ensure safety. The equipped weapon is a gun inside the body that can emit ultrasonic waves. Enemies will be stunned and reduce their movement speed when colliding with waves from Ecco’s body. Besides the dangers from Foe, Ecco faces to many monsters on the sea floor. If Ecco is killed in battle, he will return to the beginning of the stage to reactivate his quest. During the journey, Ecco will jump on the water to find out the appropriate path. He gets many clues leading to the cave that Foe is hiding after going through several stages. His enemy is not only a monster but also their mighty army. Battles take place at a fast pace between Foe and Ecco to complete the mission. The game ends when Foe dies and Ecco completes his mission to protect the Earth.
Ecco the Dolphin: Defender of the Future attracts the players due to the gameplay and beautiful 3D graphics. With the top-down view angle, the game has brought a sense of fun and novelty to experience for a long time. With the successful foundation of its previous version, the game maker promises to bring many exciting experiences to satisfy all gamers.