EcoQuest - The Search for Cetus
EcoQuest - The Search for Cetus is the first installment of the EcoQuest series. These games are educational adventure games that help children learn as they play. You are a 12-year-old boy called Adam, the son of Noah Green a famous ecologist. You and Noah rescue a dolphin that was entangled in an abandoned fishing net. The dolphin is placed in the swimming pool of your home to rehabilitate it before letting it go back to the ocean.
You become closer to the dolphin and discover that it can talk. Delphinus is the name of the Dolphin and he is the Whale king Cetus's messenger. The dolphin informs you that the underwater world of Eluria is in danger. As he is a well-qualified diver, you go with the dolphin to help Eluria.
EcoQuest - The Search for Cetus has a gameplay that allows you to take certain actions like ""Look"", ""Use"", ""Talk"", etc. You can use the mouse to point click and take action to interact with your surroundings either to a character or an object. Even if the game has many fantastical elements, the game consists of a treasure trove of information, with a realistic representation of real life marine creatures and habitation. It educates about the threats the sea creatures face due to human activities. The game also has an added mild humor element with interesting characters like Gregarious and Superfluous, who are fishes with attitudes.
Sierra Entertainment, Inc.
Sierra Entertainment, Inc. also knows as Sierra Online was a major developer and publisher in 80s and 90s producing many known and popular titles like Space Quest or King's Quest . The company was originally established in 1979 in California and after two successful decades was acquired by Activision.