Digital Review

CD-ROM Review: 'Eco East Africa'

In today's trigger-happy interactive world, the only reason we could imagine most people wanting to take a virtual trip to Africa would be to bag a lion. Well, you don't actually get to shoot anything in ECO, an African game-reserve simulation that teaches gentle ecology and respect for the environment. Like most simulation games, though, ECO requires a heroic attention span: In the time it takes to build tourist stations, control flooding problems, and hire staff, you could complete a safari in Kenya. B

Originally posted May 12, 1995 Published in issue #274 May 12, 1995 Order article reprints

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