In Ecolis Save the Forest, the player uses the Touch Screen to control units of woodland creatures named Ecolis, Ecoby and Ecomon which will protect the naturally beautiful Mana Woods, the centre of the Ecolis world, and recover the polluted land. All the different creature types have unique skills which must be strategically managed. With proper nurturing, they can evolve to learn new abilities which can help the player complete the games more than 40 environmental missions. As players grow their woodland army they must also plant new trees to prevent deforestation and revitalise the woodlands.
- Additionally, Ecolis - Save the Forest includes a creative Land Make feature which lets players build and play their own maps.
- This eco-friendly RTS also supports two-player play via the Nintendo Wi-Fi Connection and for up to four players via single card download play or ad-hoc multi-card play.
- The game also features endearing creatures, resource management, magic and level creation.