Spore

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

Spore DRM Controversy Spawns Protest Creatures

By Nick Breckon, Sep 15, 2008 8:16pm PDT

Consumers upset over the anti-piracy measures imposed on Maxis' Spore by publisher Electronic Arts are now fighting back using the game's creature...

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"So EA loves shutting down servers for games that are old(ish). How long until they shut down ..."

- schnitz76 see all 70 comments

EA Limits Spore Owners to One Account Per Copy, Manual Misprint Leads to Controversy

By Chris Faylor, Sep 12, 2008 7:49am PDT

Spore publisher Electronic Arts has confirmed that legitimate buyers of Maxis' celebrated PC evolution game can only create one online account per...

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"I have been watching the comments and reviews of users for the last couple days. I too waited ..."

- mcsvls see all 76 comments

Maxis Releases Spore Prototypes

By Nick Breckon, Sep 09, 2008 3:55pm PDT

Those interested in the development phase of Maxis' phase-based sim title Spore are in luck: a number of early prototype games, ranging from star...

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"This kind of makes the disappointment that was spore sting that much more. These prototypes ..."

- TANSTAAFL420 see all 21 comments

Will Wright on Spore: We'd Rather Have the Metacritic and Sales of Sims 2 than Those of Half-Life

By Nick Breckon, Sep 08, 2008 4:04pm PDT

While the release of Spore this weekend has been widely celebrated, many hardcore gamers have been disappointed with what they perceive as a lack...

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"I was checking Spore out on Amazon and was surprised to see it have a 1 star rating - all due to ..."

- Miller_TYM see all 58 comments

A Post-release Spore Interview: Maxis on Concerns, the 'Infamous GDC Demo,' and Content Expansion

By Nick Breckon, Sep 06, 2008 12:22pm PDT

After years of development, and a little hype to go with it, Spore has finally crawled its way out of the development pool and into the lifestream...

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'Spore Will Change the Way People Look at Games Forever,' Claims Creator Wright

By Chris Faylor, Sep 05, 2008 9:20am PDT

As Electronic Arts prepares to unleash Maxis' long-awaited life simulator Spore, creator Will Wright has noted his belief that its emphasis on...

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"Dear Mr Wright, You're in for a rude awakening, as your game is about to get a slew of 70-75% ..."

- CoreContingency see all 116 comments

Analyst: Spore Could Sell 2 Million in September

By Blake Ellison, Sep 03, 2008 4:22pm PDT

Will Wright's Spore is virtually guaranteed to be a success, but Colin Sebastian, analyst at Lazard Capital Markets, is the first to try to attach...

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"Spore is available in Europe already. My first creature will be named Scheißeporno."

- Lukiopimp see all 41 comments

EA: Spore Will Spawn Money for Us

By Blake Ellison, Sep 02, 2008 12:50pm PDT

With Will Wright's long-awaited evolutionary life-sim Spore finally done and on its way to stores this weekend, publisher Electronic Arts's tone...

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"Damn ...EA are such money greedy bastards, they're starting to milk spore before it is even out."

- Lukiopimp see all 39 comments

Spore Updated Impressions: An Evolving Interest

By Nick Breckon, Sep 02, 2008 9:56am PDT

Maybe it's because I preferred astronomy class over biology. Maybe it's because the creature creator has been done to death already. Maybe it's...

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Spore Screenshots Show Civilization, Space Travel

By Chris Faylor, Sep 02, 2008 8:43am PDT

With EA Maxis' long-awaited life simulator Spore due on PC and Mac this Sunday, publisher EA has released new screenshots of the game's...

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"I need some more reviews, I'm still not really sure if I should grab this on the weekend. Hummm..."

- Big Luke see all 9 comments

Will Wright Praises Spore Porn, Drops Console Hints

By Chris Faylor, Aug 27, 2008 11:09am PDT

After the release of the free Spore Creature Creature earlier this summer, the internet was filled with pictures and video of the public's...

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""We just have to make sure those people aren't messing up the experience for others." That ..."

- deathofrats see all 19 comments

New Spore Trailer Details Civilization Stage

By Chris Faylor, Aug 26, 2008 6:11am PDT

With the September 7 release of Spore (PC, Mac) looming, publisher Electronic Arts has provided a new glimpse of the civilization gameplay found in Maxis' upcoming life sim. For more on Spore's various stages, which range from cellular to g

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"I'm picking it up, if only to see how it worked out because we have to consider that this is ..."

- ouvintes see all 15 comments

Spore Dev: DRM 'Necessary Part' of Our Business

By Aaron Linde, Aug 15, 2008 12:21pm PDT

Executive producer Lucy Bradshaw described the copy protection built into EA Maxis' upcoming life-sim Spore (PC, Mac) as a necessary element of the...

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"The solution to all the problems is simple... T2 did it with Bioshock but in a lame way. I ..."

- l0s7man see all 131 comments

Spore Goes Gold, Definitely Arriving September 7

By Chris Faylor, Aug 14, 2008 10:12am PDT

Following years of delays and setbacks, publisher EA today confirmed that EA Maxis' ambitious life simulator Spore has gone gold and is now in the...

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"Ladies and Gentlemen....drum roll please! It's been a long time coming, so let's hope that ..."

- fatfoogoo see all 54 comments

EA Hoping for Spore Movie, TV Show

By Chris Faylor, Aug 13, 2008 10:47am PDT

Publisher Electronic Arts wants to turn EA Maxis' upcoming life simulator Spore into a feature film and a television show, creator Will Wright has...

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"We haven't even seen if the GAME sucks or not yet. And they're already talking movie?? WTF is ..."

- The_Archon see all 16 comments