Ecco the Dolphin/Comparisons

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Version comparisons

Title screen

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Mega Drive

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Mega-CD

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Master System

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Game Gear

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Windows PC

Starting area

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Mega Drive

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Mega-CD

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Master System

Ecco GG Start.png

Game Gear

Ecco PC Start.png

Windows PC

Text

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Mega Drive

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Mega-CD

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Master System

Ecco GG Text.png

Game Gear

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Windows PC

Localisation comparisons

Mega Drive version

Several changes to the game were made for its Japanese release - additional sound effects (and trademarking) are displayed when the game is loaded, the addition of signposts to starting hub area, palette changes for several enemies, checkpoints were added in the penultimate level to save progress and a new level was added so that, if Ecco was eaten by the Vortex Queen in the final boss, they would play through a non-auto scrolling level called 'The Stomach' rather than replay the prior level in its entirety.

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JP version

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US version

The Western versions include a ™ symbol next to the Sega logo.

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US version Empty Opening Area Facing Right

EccoGenesisScreenshotEcco the Dolphin USA, Europe Password.png

US version Empty Opening Area Facing Left

EccoGenesisScreenshotEcco the Dolphin Japan Startgame.png

Japanese version Opening Area Signpost Facing Right

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Japanese version Opening Area Signpost Facing Left

Images of the opening area at the start of the game

References


Ecco the Dolphin

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Prereleases:
Sega Mega Drive
Prototype 1993-04-21 | 1993-06-29 |
Sega Game Gear
Prototype 1993-06-14 | EPROM 20