Spore

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

EA Planning Mercenaries 3, Hoping to Make Mercenaries 10

By Chris Faylor, Oct 31, 2008 8:12am PDT

Following up on the late August release of Mercenaries 2 (PC, PS2, PS3, 360), EA publishing COO John Pleasants has stated that "there will be a...

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"EA: Giving you more reasons not to like 'em every week it seems.. stop milking games before ..."

- ClawHammR see all 21 comments

Will Wright Speaks on Spore DRM

By Blake Ellison, Oct 16, 2008 3:30pm PDT

Will Wright himself has finally spoken up on the downright ugly DRM controversy surrounding his latest creation, Spore (PC). Kotaku asked Wright...

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"I wonder why they spend all that money and grief on DRM software. A game like spore, with a ..."

- Lucky Ed see all 29 comments

Spore Patch 1.02 Released, Removes Controversial 'Bad Baby' Achievement

By Chris Faylor, Oct 16, 2008 2:44pm PDT

The second patch for the PC version of EA Maxis' Spore is now available on FileShack, addressing several bugs, adding cube-shaped planets and axing...

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"Still no fix for the planets randomly turning into cookie-cutter messes bug? The only way I've ..."

- Evil Bones see all 14 comments

Spore Creepy & Cute Parts Pack Screenshots

By Chris Faylor, Oct 14, 2008 11:45am PDT

EA Maxis' evolution simulator Spore is getting a bit cuter with the November 18 release of the Spore Creepy & Cute Parts pack. To provide a better...

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"Nothing like having a game stripped down, reworked and then rushed out the door. Then 60 days ..."

- TheUltimateEnd see all 36 comments

Spore Gets Space Stage Expansion Next Year, Creepy & Cute This November

By Maarten Goldstein, Oct 13, 2008 6:19am PDT

Electronic Arts today announced that a Space stage expansion pack is in development for Spore, with a release expected next spring. The...

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"That adventures thing is an excellent idea though - essentially each planet could have a ..."

- arsonide see all 23 comments

Retailers List Spore Expansion Pack

By Blake Ellison, Oct 03, 2008 10:31am PDT

Retail entries for the first Spore expansion pack, reportedly entitled the "Cute & Creepy Parts Pack," appeared on online retailers including...

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"WTF man? The game just came out. Milk the fucking cow much EA?"

- Fred Garvin see all 28 comments

Spore + StarCraft = Awesome Screenshots

By Chris Faylor, Sep 26, 2008 8:15am PDT

Ever wonder what would happen if StarCraft and Spore were combined? Here you go: In a rather impressive display of the ingenuity, players of...

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"Wow that's really good. Doesn't make the wait any shorter though."

- downrightevil see all 10 comments

EA Denies Banning Spore Owners for DRM Talk

By Chris Faylor, Sep 24, 2008 4:00pm PDT

Following up on the "mis-communication" that threatened to ban Spore users from their game if they discussed the title's controversial DRM on the...

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"DO you really think an over zealous community volunteer is going to dictate policy at EA without ..."

- massdev see all 11 comments

EA Declares Spore A Hit: Over 1 Million Copies Sold, More Than 25 Million Creatures Uploaded

By Chris Faylor, Sep 24, 2008 1:23pm PDT

Maxis' chart-topping evolution simulator Spore has sold over a million units since it was released on PC, Mac and Nintendo DS earlier this month,...

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"The first sign of trouble is declaring your own game a hit. When a game is a hit - everyone ..."

- Sageous see all 17 comments

Spore DRM Prompts $5M Class Action Lawsuit

By Chris Faylor, Sep 24, 2008 8:11am PDT

The controversy surrounding EA Maxis' PC evolution simulator Spore and its DRM continues to escalate, with studio owner and publisher Electronic...

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"Finkelstein Thompson LLP is a law firm that represents consumers who have been harmed by unfair ..."

- Finkelstein Thompson see all 116 comments

Spore Players Threatened with Ban for Discussing DRM

By Chris Faylor, Sep 23, 2008 6:42pm PDT

An apparent case of "mis-communication" led to moderators on the official Spore message board threatening to ban posters from playing EA Maxis' PC...

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"I've been torn on purchasing it. I want to support Will Wright and an exclusive PC game, plus my ..."

- samduhman see all 64 comments

EA Revamping Spore, Crysis Warhead DRM

By Blake Ellison, Sep 19, 2008 12:42pm PDT

EA Games president Frank Gibeau promised to revamp and further loosen the controversial DRM requirements in recent releases Spore (PC) and Crysis...

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"As an example, we all know that clothing lines are ripped off. (Piracy). What would be our ..."

- captainfish see all 108 comments

Maxis Addressing Spore Account Outcry

By Chris Faylor, Sep 19, 2008 7:33am PDT

Responding to fan outcry that legitimate owners of Spore (PC) could only create one online account for the evolution simulator, developer Maxis has...

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"I don't think the account/screen-name issue has much to do with potential expansions, but rather ..."

- Dan[WSB] see all 10 comments

Spore Patch v1.01 Released

By Chris Faylor, Sep 18, 2008 1:48pm PDT

Now available at FileShack is the v1.01 patch for Spore (PC), courtesy publisher Electronic Arts and developer Maxis. The update is said to fix...

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"So when are they adding/fixing SLI support. I have 2 8600GT's and the game doesn't start with ..."

- BonesShack see all 18 comments

Spore Gets DRM Loosening Update Soon

By Blake Ellison, Sep 17, 2008 9:55am PDT

EA Maxis' PC everything-sim Spore will soon get an update loosening one of its copy protection limits and allowing customers to de-activate...

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"No timeframe other than "near future" was given for the update. Translation: We'll let it blow ..."

- bored see all 32 comments