Number of Players
1 (Single Player)
Release Date


  • US 9th Nov 2009, 200 points
  • EU 12th Feb 2010, 200 points
  • JP 22nd Jul 2009


  • Review Electroplankton Rec-Rec (DSiWare)

    A chorus of fish!

    Back in 2006, a talented and eccentric media artist named Toshio Iwai developed a very unique title for Nintendo's DS system that allowed the user to interact with various forms of plankton on both a visual and musical level. In fact, it was this combination that gave the game its unique feel and ultimately produced one of the more...

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About The Game

Rec-Rec are fishlike plankton that feed on sound waves.

They absorb sound waves transmitted through water and use them as a form of nutrition. The sound waves that the Rec-Rec eat are then stored inside their bodies until they have been digested. Once the digestion process is complete, they play back the sounds in perfect four-second intervals. While these sounds are playfully emitted, wave patterns can be seen pulsating on their bodies. Rec-Rec always swim side by side in schools of four. When they swim at different speeds, the frequency with which they emit sounds also changes.