Developers Maxis have been letting us all play god for some while now. We’ve run huge metropolises with Sim City, had fun with a virtual doll’s house with The Sims, and now Will Wright’s gone all Darwin on us with Spore. It’s marketed as a personal universe in a box. Sounds like a deep and meaningful game but actually what you get is five mini games which vary in complexity as you play through the stages. You begin as a single cell and have to play the equivalent of a flash game you may find on the internet. Simply eat...
There is a demo of Spore Creatures for the Nintendo DS on the Nintendo Channel demo download service. It’s only a small demo that lets you create a basic monster and walk it around a tiny piece of Island, but should you an idea if you like the game or not. Related: Spore Galactic Edition, My Sims Wii
The limited Galactic Edition of the highly-anticipated game from the creators of The Sims has just been announced today. This special box will contain the ‘Making of Spore’ DVD, ‘The Art of Spore‘ hardback mini-book, a fold-out Spore poster, and a premium 100-page Galactic Handbook. The Galactic Edition will also feature a DVD documentary from the National Geographic Channel called ‘How to Build a Better Being‘.