Ecco must save all of the world's sea-life from a futuristic threat.




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Ecco has successfully destroyed the Vortex, but the Vortex Queen followed it to the earth and eventually destroyed the Asterite. The whole ocean is threatened, and actually already doomed. In order to restore the Asterite and finally defeat the Vortex Queen, Ecco will have to confront again the tides of the time, which has split into two possible futures, the regular one and the dark one dominated by the Vortex Queen. Written by Shawn Watson

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22 October 1993 (USA)  »

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The game was also released on Mega-CD. It featured a digital soundtrack and full motion videos. See more »


Followed by Ecco the Dolphin: Defender of the Future (2000) See more »

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Ecco: The Tides of Time!
7 April 2005 | by (U.S.A.) – See all my reviews

Ecco: The Tides is one of the most exciting video games! The animals, the action, the spiritualness, and the sure thrill of excitement makes this game a fun non-stop playing time! Below is a brief look how I think the game is!

Game Play: The game play is very good. There is really basic controls here and is easy to perform. Novice gamers should have a good time here!

Graphics: The graphics are wonderful especially for the Sega Genesis! The backgrounds are really beautiful!

Difficulty: The game is easy but as it goes on you find out that it will become more difficult!

Music: The music is great! Just fantastic catchy tunes through out the game! In My opinion its some of the best music ever in a video game!

Sound: The sound is great. Nuff said!

Overall: I have always loved Ecco: The Tides! If you like animal and adventure games then I strongly recommend you play this game!

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