Ecco the Dolphin

Bad Video Games

How Jaws Killed 'Ecco The Dolphin'

Novotrade International were famous for their Sega series—but in 2006, another underwater creature starred in their final release.
Mike Diver
7.3.17
drinking games

Why is ‘Ecco the Dolphin’ on British Pub Signs?

At least two English boozers have Boris Vallejo’s iconic art hanging over their doors—but nobody quite knows why.
Mike Diver
2.11.17
Sega

Old Sega Games Were Really Environmentalist

Sonic saved animals, Ecco defended the oceans, and the kind of tree-hugging ideals that would be crushed in Trump’s era peppered the Genesis.
Danielle Riendeau
1.27.17
politics

The Radical Environmentalism of the Sega Genesis

In the early 90s, most Americans were environmentalists. Games like 'Sonic,' 'Ecco,' and 'Vectorman' followed suit. In Trump's America, those games feel subversive.
Jason Koebler
1.27.17
Music

Why Did Nobody Ever Tell Me the ‘Ecco the Dolphin’ Soundtrack Is Tight As Hell?

It befits a game about a chill time-traveling dolphin.
Michael Byrne
4.1.16
VICE vs Video games

‘Ecco the Dolphin’ Is the Most Terrifying Game I've Ever Played

It's not the most likely candidate for scariest game ever, but SEGA's 1992 game did mess some of its players up.
Andy McDonald
10.27.15
Read

Something In the Water: My Nightmare of ‘Ecco the Dolphin’

It's not the most likely candidate for scariest game ever, but SEGA's 1992 game did mess some of its players up.
Andy McDonald
10.27.15
Ecco the Dolphin

The Ketamine Secrets of Sega’s ‘Ecco the Dolphin’

The unlikely connection between a drug-addicted scientist and a cute video game character.
Tom Jones
3.16.15
VICE vs Video games

The Ketamine Secrets of ‘Ecco the Dolphin’

The unlikely connection between a drug-addicted scientist and a cute video game character.
Tom Jones
3.16.15