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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.


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...


"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...


"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...


"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...


"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...


"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...


"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...


"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...


"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...


"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...


"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,...


"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...


"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...


"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...


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

- araczynski see all 11 comments