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Introduction

Endless Ocean is a diving simulator for the Wii developed by Arika. The game boasts a large expansive ocean with 100 creatures to "collect" in the players aquarium. When the player is on the boat they can do one of several things, they can check up on seals, dolphins, boobies or penguins hanging around on the boat. The player can change the location of the boat via the steering wheel, the player can also teach one of their dolphin companion tricks by touching a fin/mouth and wiggling the wii-mote at the screen. The player can also check email, skip time, talk to the marine biologist who can't swim or listen to music while staring at the sky. But once the player dives the "endlessnes" begins, the player can go anywhere once they are released down to dive within a certain large perimeter around the boat. They can also dive with a partner [dolphin], draw things with an underwater pen and pet fish. Most of the game IS about petting fish and exploring the sea, every-time you see an area while diving the area is drawn in on your map, while every-time you pet/rub a fish the fish is put as a sticker in a brown book in your cabin. The game also allow 2 players to dive together via Nintendo Wifi.

Structure

Endelss Ocean although it not being its main focus has a single player mode in which you will be send on various missions that will make you venture the different rich locations that the game has to offer. Most of the mission make you guide tourist who want to see specific fish in the water completing these will earn you new gear. The main story missions will make you look for the legendary mother whale who is believed to swim the waters.

Controls

In order to play Endless Ocean only the wii remote is needed. You change direction by pointing the IR sensor to the different sides of the screen and interact with animals with the A button. The B button makes the player's character swim forward but it is also possible to "lock" the B button in sort of a auto swim mode. The game also allows the player to do a quick demi-loop making with a single button press and to spread fish feed with another one. Once the "water pencils" unlocked the player can press (needs verification) at any time to make a drawing or to write a message underwater which is useful when playing the game online with a friends.

List of Sea Life

List of sea life

Common Name: Oriental butterflyfish

Scientific Name: Chaetodon auripes

Common Name: Teardrop butterflyfish

Scientific Name: Chaetodon unimaculatus

Common Name: Pyramid butterflyfish

Scientific Name: Hemitaurichthys polylepis

Common Name: Emperor angelfish

Scientific Name: Pomacanthus imperator

Common Name: Blue tang

Scientific Name: Paracanthus hepatus

Common Name: Powder blue tang

Scientific Name: Acanthurus leucosternon

Common Name: Golden spadefish

Scientific Name: Platax boersii

Common Name: Lined surgeonfish

Scientific Name: Acanthurus lineatus

Common Name: Sailfin tang

Scientific Name: Zebrasoma veliferum

Common Name: Yellow tang

Scientific Name: Zebrasoma flavescens

Common Name: Goldeye rockfish

Scientific Name: Sebastes thompsoni

Common Name: Samurai squirrelfish

Scientific Name: Sargocentron ittodai

Common Name: Orange-lined triggerfish

Scientific Name: Balistapus undulatus

Common Name: Clown triggerfish

Scientific Name: Balistoides conspicillum

Common Name: Orangespine unicornfish

Scientific Name: Naso lituratus

Common Name: Luna lionfish

Scientific Name: Pterois lunulata

Common Name: Whitemargin unicornfish

Scientific Name: Naso annulatus

Common Name: Clown wrasse

Scientific Name: Coris gaimard

Common Name: Blackspotted pufferfish

Scientific Name: Arothron nigropunctatus

Common Name: Bicolour parrotfish

Scientific Name: Cetoscarus bicolor

Common Name: Bower's parrotfish

Scientific Name: Chlorurus bowersi

Common Name: John dory

Scientific Name: Zeus faber

Common Name: Japanese sardine

Scientific Name: Sardinops sagax

Common Name: Chub mackerel

Scientific Name: Scomber japonicus

Common Name: Red Sea bream

Scientific Name: Pagrus major

Common Name: Japanese jack mackerel

Scientific Name: Trachurus japonicus

Common Name: Japanese flying fish

Scientific Name: Cypselurus agoo

Common Name: Golden trevally

Scientific Name: Gnathanodon speciosus

Common Name: Bigeye trevally

Scientific Name: Caranx sexfasciatus

Common Name: Miniata grouper

Scientific Name: Cephalopholis miniata

Common Name: Multicolourfin rainbowfish

Scientific Name: Halichoeres poecilopterus

Common Name: Red gurnard

Scientific Name: Chelidonichthys spinosus

Common Name: Flathead

Scientific Name: Platycephalus sp.

Common Name: Remora

Scientific Name: Echeneis naucrates

Common Name: Horseshoe crab

Scientific Name: Tachypleus tridentatus

Common Name: Bigfin reef squid

Scientific Name: Sepioteuthis lessoniana

Common Name: Broadclub cuttlefish

Scientific Name: Sepia latimanus

Common Name: Common octopus

Scientific Name: Octopus vulgaris

Common Name: Ornate rock lobster

Scientific Name: Panulirus ornatus

Common Name: Crown-of-thomas starfish

Scientific Name: Acanthaster planci

Common Name: Clown anemonefish

Scientific Name: Amphiprion ocellaris

Common Name: Yellowtail clownfish

Scientific Name: Amphiprion clarkii

Common Name: Tomato clownfish

Scientific Name: Amphiprion frenatus

Common Name: Yellow clownfish

Scientific Name: Amphiprion sandaracinos

Common Name: Sapphire devil

Scientific Name: Chrysiptera cyanea

Common Name: Starck's demoiselle

Scientific Name: Chrysiptera starcki

Common Name: Goldtail demoiselle

Scientific Name: Chrysiptera parasema

Common Name: Blue-green chromis

Scientific Name: Chromis viridis

Common Name: Three-spot dascyllus

Scientific Name: Dascyllus trimaculatus

Common Name: Bicolor angelfish

Scientific Name: Centropyge bicolor

Common Name: Banded angelfish

Scientific Name: Apolemichthys arcuatus

Common Name: Royal angelfish

Scientific Name: Pygoplites diacanthus

Common Name: Yellow longnose butterflyfish

Scientific Name: Forcipiger flavissimus

Common Name: Moorish idol

Scientific Name: Zanclus cornutus

Common Name: Singular bannerfish

Scientific Name: Heniochus singularius

Common Name: Threadfin butterflyfish

Scientific Name: Chaetodon auriga

Common Name: Bluelashed butterflyfish

Scientific Name: Chaetodon bennetti

Common Name: Brown-and-white butterflyfish

Scientific Name: Hemitaurichthys zoster

Common Name: Mandarinfish

Scientific Name: Synchiropus splendidus

Common Name: Rippled rockskipper

Scientific Name: Istiblennius edentulus

Common Name: Red-spotted blenny

Scientific Name: Blenniella chrysospilos

Common Name: Bicolor blenny

Scientific Name: Ecsenius bicolor

Common Name: Isoginpo

Scientific Name: Parablennius yatabei

Common Name: Fire goby

Scientific Name: Nemateleotris magnifica

Name: Elegant firefish

Scientific Name: Nemateleotris decora

Elegant firefish

Common Name: Yellow shrimp goby

Scientific Name: Cryptocentrus cinctus

Common Name: Singapore prawn goby

Scientific Name: Cryptocentrus singapurensis

Common Name: Yellow clown goby

Scientific Name: Gobiodon okinawae

Common Name: Red-spotted goby

Scientific Name: Gobiodon sp. 2

Common Name: Five-lined coral goby

Scientific Name: Gobiodon quinquestrigatus

Common Name: Oblong goby

Scientific Name: Gobiodon sp. 1

Common Name: Monster shrimp goby

Scientific Name: Tomiyamichthys oni

Common Name: Painted frogfish

Scientific Name: Antennarius pictus

Common Name: Warty frogfish

Scientific Name: Antennarius maculatus

Common Name: Striated frogfish

Scientific Name: Antennarius striatus

Common Name: Sea goldie

Scientific Name: Pseudanthias squamipinnis

Common Name: Stocky anthias

Scientific Name: Pseudanthias hypselosoma

Common Name: Sunset anthias

Scientific Name: Pseudanthias parvirostris

Common Name: Sakuradai

Scientific Name: Sacura margaritacea

Common Name: Southern orange-lined cardinal

Scientific Name: Apogon properuptus

Common Name: Humpback grouper

Scientific Name: Cromileptes altivelis

Common Name: Yellow boxfish

Scientific Name: Ostracion cubicus

Common Name: Whitespotted boxfish

Scientific Name: Ostracion meleagris

Common Name: Long-spine porcupinefish

Scientific Name: Diodon holocanthus

Common Name: Harlequin sweetlips

Scientific Name: Plectorhinchus chaetodonoides

Common Name: Orange sea slug

Scientific Name: Thecacera pacifica

Common Name: Orange-and-black sea slug

Scientific Name: Thecacera sp.

Common Name: Festival sea slug

Scientific Name: Hypselodoris festiva

Common Name: Spotted white sea slug

Scientific Name: Chromodoris orientalis

Common Name: Striped white sea slug

Scientific Name: Chromodoris willani

Common Name: Cinderella sea slug

Scientific Name: Hypselodoris apolegma

Common Name: Strigate chromodoris

Scientific Name: Chromodoris strigata

Common Name: Luminescent sea slug

Scientific Name: Plocamopherus tilesii

Common Name: Parade-float sea slug

Scientific Name: Kalinga ornata

Common Name: Branched sea slug

Scientific Name: Kaloplocamus ramosus

Common Name: Blue sea star

Scientific Name: Linckia laevigata

Common Name: Sea star

Scientific Name: Certonardoa semiregularis

Common Name: Leafy seadragon

Scientific Name: Phycodurus eques

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