Spore - the Best online metaverse video game!
Spore is a multi-genre massive single-player online metaverse video game developed by Maxis and designed by Will Wright.
Spore allows a player to control the development of a species from its beginnings as a unicellular organism, through development as an intelligent and social creature, to interstellar exploration as a spacefaring culture. Spore has drawn wide attention for its massive scope, and its use of open-ended gameplay and procedural generation.
Spore game was released for PC and Macintosh computers in September 2008. The release date for Spore on the Wii console has not been specified. Spore is also available for direct download from Electronic Arts. A special edition of the game, Spore: Galactic Edition, additionally includes a Making of Spore DVD video, How to Build a Better Being DVD video by National Geographic Channel, The Art of Spore hardback mini-book, a fold-out Spore poster and a ninety-seven-page Galactic Handbook published by Prima Games.
The Spore Galactic Edition includes:
Spore Game DVD (PC/Mac compatible)
"The Making of Spore" DVD. A behind the scenes documentary on the making of Spore.
"How to Build a Better Being" DVD. A 50-minute evolution documentary by the National Geographic Channel featuring Will Wright and Spore.
"The Art of Spore." A 128 page hardback book featuring Spore artwork and stories from Maxis' artists.
Exclusive 100-page Galactic Handbook
Exclusive Spore poster
All in a collectible ‘Spore Glyphics' hard plastic box
CREATE Your Universe from Microscopic to Macrocosmic - From tide pool amoebas to thriving civilizations to intergalactic starships, everything is in your hands.
EVOLVE Your Creature through Five Phases - It's survival of the funnest as your choices reverberate through generations and ultimately decide the fate of your civilization.
EXPLORE Other Players' Galaxies - Will your creature rule the universe, or will your beloved planet be blasted to smithereens by a superior alien race?
SHARE with the World - Everything you make is shared with other players and vice versa, providing tons of cool creatures to meet and cool places to visit.
Pore Wins in IGN's Best Of 2008!
Check out all of the awards the Spore scooped in IGN's yearly awards, honoring the best in gaming!
Mobile Game Of The Year
Spore: Origins is great on the iPhone, but the mobile game is the real star of the tide pool. Evolve your spore from a simple single cell survivor to a spiked, poison-spitting bully. Or a speedy scavenger. Or a bug-eyed shocker.
Best Family Game
If you're a parent, Spore is just a great game to play with your kids. Not only are all five sections of Spore varied and simple to understand, but they present science in a fun and wondrous manner.
Best Artstic Design
The beauty of Spore is that it doesn't focus on these pre-designed constructions and allows you, the player, to use your own imagination.