Spore

PC / Simulation / Release: Sep 7, 2008 / ESRB: E10+

Cloud gaming service Gaikai goes live

By Alice O'Connor, Feb 28, 2011 7:00am PST

Cloud-based gaming service Gaikai has entered public beta, offering streaming demos of games including the PC edition of Dead Space 2.

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"I sort of wish it didn't require Java, given all the security implications that has, but neat stuff."

- Agrona see all 36 comments

Report: Maxis to Reveal Spore Action-RPG at Comic-Con

By Xav de Matos, Jul 12, 2010 2:50pm PDT

Maxis is poised to reveal a new action role-playing title based on the Spore franchise during a panel at the 2010 San Diego Comic-Con. According to...

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"I got an idea, fuck your Spore bullshit, and gives us a real SimCity 5."

- ganjatron see all 16 comments

Will Wright Joins 'Play Industry' with Stupid Fun Club, Still Developing Video Games

By Nick Breckon, Oct 08, 2009 7:00pm PDT

Spore and Sims creator Will Wright left Electronic Arts for start-up Stupid Fun Club in April, and now a new interview has shed some light on what...

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"Honestly Will Wright strikes me as spending more time coming up with goofy new terms for things ..."

- SFtheWolf see all 8 comments

'Ice Age' Veterans Handling 'Spore' Film

By Chris Faylor, Oct 02, 2009 11:30am PDT

Chris WedgeYet another Electronic Arts franchise is headed to the big screen, as the video game publisher has signed a deal with Twentieth Century...

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"I wanna see how they handle the planet with all the cockmonsters."

- Topsiderover see all 21 comments

EA Confirms Maxis Layoffs

By Nick Breckon, Aug 26, 2009 2:15pm PDT

It seems that today is not a good day to be a game developer for a successful studio, as publisher Electronic Arts has now confirmed a series of...

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"Spore was a great example of hype based of a name not neccesarily reflecting whats in demand."

- poopster2 see all 61 comments

Sims Creator Will Wright Leaves Electronic Arts, Pursues 'Stupid Fun'

By Chris Faylor, Apr 08, 2009 11:09am PDT

Beloved game creator and Maxis co-founder Will Wright (The Sims, SimCity, Spore) today revealed that he is leaving Electronic Arts and Maxis to...

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"Maybe he finally got tired from leeching off the simulator genre, and wants to try something ..."

- Mystery0000 see all 92 comments

Maxis Releases Spore API

By Nick Breckon, Feb 27, 2009 11:20am PST

Spore developer EA Maxis has released the data and documentation that will allow users to create web applications utilizing user-created Spore...

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"That's a really misleading description. When you said that it "pits creatures against ..."

- Shadsy see all 2 comments

Spore Galactic Adventures Expansion Officially Confirmed by EA

By Nick Breckon, Jan 07, 2009 4:44pm PST

Electronic Arts today confirmed that the first full expansion to EA Maxis' Spore will be titled Galactic Adventures. Though no details were...

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"Oh look the galactic phase. The absolute WORST phase of the whole thing. Nothing more than ..."

- bigdady92 see all 10 comments

Spore Creations Go 8-Bit

By Nick Breckon, Jan 07, 2009 1:53pm PST

We always knew the best part of Spore would be the bizarre creatures and objects, but I'm not sure even Maxis expected the kind of stuff that's...

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"Ooh, they have sculpturing available now? Shiny. I was looking forward to that."

- Arcanum see all 10 comments

Spore DRM De-Authorization Tool Released

By Chris Faylor, Dec 18, 2008 7:36am PST

Now available from FileShack is the Spore PC De-Authorization Tool. As the controversial DRM behind EA Maxis' popular simulation allows the...

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"I'm confused. What exactly does this do? I thought simply uninstalling the game refunded one of ..."

- f4lln see all 22 comments

EA, Spore Coming to Steam?

By Chris Faylor, Dec 16, 2008 12:22pm PST

It looks like publisher Electronic Arts may finally be jumping on the Steam bandwagon, as the EULA for EA Maxis' Spore has mysteriously appeared on...

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"Hallejfreakinluuulaah! Please EA, do this and don't think about it. "

- Lightzout see all 83 comments

The Top 10 Pirated PC Games of 2008: Spore Leads

By Nick Breckon, Dec 09, 2008 11:51am PST

EA Maxis' Spore was by far the most pirated PC game in 2008, according to a list compiled by Torrent-tracking blog TorrentFreak. The title,...

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"Easy way to make $10 million: Make a popular PC game and have one of your employees leak it; ..."

- Ghillie see all 179 comments

Spore Patch 1.03 Released, Adds 24 New Limbs

By Chris Faylor, Nov 17, 2008 3:33pm PST

A new patch for EA Maxis' Spore is now available to download from FileShack. The update resolves a few bugs and adds 24 free exoskeleton limbs for...

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"So how exactly do we install these patches? My computer provides me with a list of programs ..."

- StriderNL see all 26 comments

EA Brings Obama, Biden, McCain and Palin into Spore as Spaceships

By Chris Faylor, Nov 03, 2008 3:31pm PST

If word of Barack Obama and Sarah Palin's appearances as playable characters in Mercenaries 2 wasn't enough for you, perhaps Maxis and EA's...

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"The first polls close in 16 hours and EA puts in candidate lookalike spaceships . WTF. Stupid ..."

- Lukiopimp see all 22 comments

Spore Nets Time's 20th Best Invention of 2008, Wii Fit Among Gadgets of the Year

By Chris Faylor, Nov 03, 2008 12:50pm PST

EA Maxis' sim-evolution game Spore (PC) has been named as Time magazine's 20th best invention of 2008, with the publication referred to it as "the...

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"ah, that reminded me why i quit reading Time, bunch of wannabe tards."

- araczynski see all 11 comments