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Critical reception

Dreamcast version

Ratings

Score Publication Date Region Version
95 576 Konzol 2000-xx-xx HUHungary HU [1] [details]
25 Arcade 2000-05-23 UKUnited Kingdom UK PAL [2] [details]
95 Consoles + 2000-0x-xx FRFrance FR PAL [3] [details]
75 Computer & Video Games 2000-06-14 UKUnited Kingdom UK [4] [details]
90 Dreamcast Monthly 2000-05-11 UKUnited Kingdom UK PAL [5] [details]
80 DC-UK 2000-06-09 UKUnited Kingdom UK PAL [6] [details]
77 Dreamcast Magazine 2001-01-19 JPJapan JP NTSC-J [7] [details]
91 Dreamcast Magazine 2000-04-20 UKUnited Kingdom UK PAL [8] [details]
81 Dorimaga 2002-09-27 JPJapan JP NTSC-J [9] [details]
70 Edge 2000-05-24 UKUnited Kingdom UK [10] [details]
82 Electronic Gaming Monthly 2000-09-05 USUnited States of America US NTSC-U [11] [details]
91 Entsiklopediya igr dlya Dreamcast 2002-xx-xx RURussia RU [12] [details]
73 Famitsu 2001-01-19 JPJapan JP NTSC-J [13] [details]
85 Fun Generation 2000-05-17 DEGermany DE PAL [14] [details]
82 GameFan 2000-xx-xx USUnited States of America US NTSC-U [15] [details]
95 GamePro 2000-xx-xx USUnited States of America US NTSC-U [16] [details]
91 Gamers' Republic 2000-xx-xx USUnited States of America US NTSC-U [17] [details]
79 MAN!AC 2000-06-07 DEGermany DE PAL [18] [details]
86 Mega Fun 2000-06-07 DEGermany DE PAL [19] [details]
80 Neo Plus 2000-xx-xx PLPoland PL [20] [details]
90 Official Dreamcast Magazine 2000-06-08 UKUnited Kingdom UK PAL [21] [details]
80 Official Dreamcast Magazine 2000-10-03 USUnited States of America US NTSC-U [22] [details]
73 PSX Extreme 2001-0x-xx PLPoland PL [23] [details]
70 Strana Igr 2000-xx-xx RURussia RU [24] [details]
75 Strana Igr 2000-xx-xx RURussia RU [25] [details]

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Region Version № reviews Average Lowest Highest Range Views
World All 25 80 25 95 70 Very mixed
World NTSC-J 3 77 73 81 8 Positive
World NTSC-U 5 86 80 95 15 Very positive
World PAL 9 80 25 95 70 Very mixed
Japan JP All 3 77 73 81 8 Positive
Japan JP NTSC-J 3 77 73 81 8 Positive
United States of America US All 5 86 80 95 15 Very positive
United States of America US NTSC-U 5 86 80 95 15 Very positive
United Kingdom UK All 7 74 25 91 66 Mixed
United Kingdom UK PAL 5 75 25 91 66 Mixed
France FR All 1 95 95 95 0 Very positive
France FR PAL 1 95 95 95 0 Very positive
Germany DE All 3 83 79 86 7 Very positive
Germany DE PAL 3 83 79 86 7 Very positive
Hungary HU All 1 95 95 95 0 Very positive
Poland PL All 2 77 73 80 7 Positive
Russia RU All 3 79 70 91 21 Positive

PlayStation 2 version

Ratings

Score Publication Date Region Version
95 576 Konzol 2002-xx-xx HUHungary HU [26] [details]
89 Consoles + 200x-xx-xx FRFrance FR PAL [27] [details]
75 Electronic Gaming Monthly 2002-04-02 USUnited States of America US NTSC-U [28] [details]
79 MAN!AC 2002-01-02 DEGermany DE PAL [29] [details]
80 Neo Plus 2001-xx-xx PLPoland PL PAL [30] [details]
80 PlayStation 2 Official Magazine - UK 2001-12-29 UKUnited Kingdom UK PAL [31] [details]
90 Playbox 200x-xx-xx FRFrance FR [32] [details]
76 Play 2001-12-19 DEGermany DE [33] [details]
60 Play 2002-xx-xx USUnited States of America US [34] [details]
69 PlayZone 2002-01-02 DEGermany DE PAL [35] [details]
80 PlayStation Games 2001-12-19 DEGermany DE [36] [details]
52 PSM2 200x-xx-xx UKUnited Kingdom UK PAL [37] [details]
60 PSX Extreme 2002-0x-xx PLPoland PL PAL [38] [details]

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Region Version № reviews Average Lowest Highest Range Views
World All 13 76 52 95 43 Mixed
World NTSC-U 1 75 75 75 0 Positive
World PAL 7 73 52 89 37 Mixed
United States of America US All 2 68 60 75 15 Positive
United States of America US NTSC-U 1 75 75 75 0 Positive
United Kingdom UK All 2 66 52 80 28 Positive
United Kingdom UK PAL 2 66 52 80 28 Positive
France FR All 2 90 89 90 1 Very positive
France FR PAL 1 89 89 89 0 Very positive
Germany DE All 4 76 69 80 11 Positive
Germany DE PAL 2 74 69 79 10 Positive
Hungary HU All 1 95 95 95 0 Very positive
Poland PL All 2 70 60 80 20 Positive
Poland PL PAL 2 70 60 80 20 Positive

Sales

Dreamcast version

Date Japan North America Europe Worldwide

PlayStation 2 version

Date North America Europe Worldwide

Software charts

Dreamcast version

PlayStation 2 version

References

  1. 576 Konzol, "Augusztus 2000" (HU; 2000-xx-xx), page 38
  2. Arcade, "June 2000" (UK; 2000-05-23), page 74
  3. Consoles +, "Juin 2000" (FR; 2000-0x-xx), page 94
  4. Computer & Video Games, "July 2000" (UK; 2000-06-14), page 110
  5. Dreamcast Monthly, "June 2000" (UK; 2000-05-11), page 18
  6. DC-UK, "July 2000" (UK; 2000-06-09), page 70
  7. Dreamcast Magazine, "2001-03 (2001-02-02,09)" (JP; 2001-01-19), page 23
  8. Dreamcast Magazine, "No. 8" (UK; 2000-04-20), page 56
  9. Dorimaga, "2002-18 (2002-10-11)" (JP; 2002-09-27), page 34
  10. Edge, "June 2000" (UK; 2000-05-24), page 80
  11. Electronic Gaming Monthly, "October 2000" (US; 2000-09-05), page 174
  12. Entsiklopediya igr dlya Dreamcast, "Izdaniye chetvertoye, dopolnennoye" (RU; 2002-xx-xx), page 61
  13. Famitsu, "2001-02-02" (JP; 2001-01-19), page 33
  14. Fun Generation, "06/2000" (DE; 2000-05-17), page 68
  15. GameFan, "Volume 8, Issue 10: October 2000" (US; 2000-xx-xx), page 18
  16. GamePro, "October 2000" (US; 2000-xx-xx), page 140
  17. Gamers' Republic, "September 2000" (US; 2000-xx-xx), page 66
  18. MAN!AC, "07/2000" (DE; 2000-06-07), page 66
  19. Mega Fun, "07/2000" (DE; 2000-06-07), page 72
  20. Neo Plus, "Lipiec-Sierpień 2000" (PL; 2000-xx-xx), page 77
  21. Official Dreamcast Magazine, "July 2000" (UK; 2000-06-08), page 64
  22. Official Dreamcast Magazine, "November 2000" (US; 2000-10-03), page 108
  23. PSX Extreme, "03/2001" (PL; 2001-0x-xx), page 41
  24. Strana Igr, "Avgust 2000 2/2" (RU; 2000-xx-xx), page 58
  25. Strana Igr, "Sentyabr 2000 2/2" (RU; 2000-xx-xx), page 19
  26. 576 Konzol, "Január 2002" (HU; 2002-xx-xx), page 48
  27. Consoles +, "Janvier 2002" (FR; 200x-xx-xx), page 104
  28. Electronic Gaming Monthly, "May 2002" (US; 2002-04-02), page 107
  29. MAN!AC, "02/2002" (DE; 2002-01-02), page 76
  30. Neo Plus, "Grudzień 2001" (PL; 2001-xx-xx), page 54
  31. PlayStation 2 Official Magazine - UK, "January 2002" (UK; 2001-12-29), page 104
  32. Playbox, "Février 2002" (FR; 200x-xx-xx), page 51
  33. Play, "01/2002" (DE; 2001-12-19), page 112
  34. Play, "April 2002" (US; 2002-xx-xx), page 62
  35. PlayZone, "02/2002" (DE; 2002-01-02), page 96
  36. PlayStation Games, "2002/01" (DE; 2001-12-19), page 52
  37. PSM2, "January 2002" (UK; 200x-xx-xx), page 72
  38. PSX Extreme, "04/2002" (PL; 2002-0x-xx), page 46


Ecco the Dolphin: Defender of the Future

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Books: Official Ecco the Dolphin: Defender of the Future Perfect Guide (2000)

Prereleases:
Sega Dreamcast
Prototype 1999-05-06 | 1999-05-08 | 1999-11-23 | 2000-01-26 | 2000-02-17 | 2000-04-08 | 2000-04-17 7AM | 2000-04-17 2PM | 2000-04-19 | 2000-04-21 | 2000-07-06 |
Sony PlayStation 2
Prototype 2001-11-07