From Single Cell to Galactic God, evolve your creature in a universe of your own creations. Play through Spore's five evolutionary stages: Cell, Creature, Tribe, Civilization, and Space. Each stage has its own unique style, challenges, and goals.
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Very Positive (306 reviews) - 85% of the 306 user reviews in the last 30 days are positive.
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Very Positive (7,686 reviews) - 87% of the 7,686 user reviews for this game are positive.
Release Date: Dec 19, 2008

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About This Game



From Single Cell to Galactic God, evolve your creature in a universe of your own creations.
Play through Spore's five evolutionary stages: Cell, Creature, Tribe, Civilization, and Space. Each stage has its own unique style, challenges, and goals. You can play how you choose — start in Cell and nurture one species from humble tidepool organism to intergalactic traveler, or jump straight in and build tribes or civilizations on new planets. What you do with your universe is up to you.
Spore gives you a variety of powerful yet easy-to-use creation tools so you can create every aspect of your universe: creatures, vehicles, buildings, and even starships. While Spore is a single-player game, your creations are automatically shared with other players providing a limitless number of worlds to explore and play.

Features

  • 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 Stages — 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.

System Requirements

    • Supported OS: Microsoft Windows® XP with Service Pack 1 and Vista
    • Processor: 2.0 GHz Intel Pentium® 4 or equivalent
    • Memory: 512 MB RAM (768 MB RAM for Vista)
    • Graphics: 128 MB Video Card, with support for Pixel Shader 2.0
    • DirectX®: The latest version of DirectX 9.0c or higher
    • Hard Drive: At least 4 GB of hard drive space, with at least 1 GB additional space for creations
    For computers using built-in graphics chipsets under Windows, the game requires at least:
    • Intel Integrated Chipset, 945GM or above
    • 2.6 GHz Pentium D CPU, or 1.8 GHz Core 2 Duo, or equivalent
    • 768 MB RAM
    • INTERNET CONNECTION, ONLINE AUTHENTICATION, END USER LICENSE AGREEMENT REQUIRED TO PLAY. TO ACCESS ONLINE FEATURES, YOU MUST REGISTER ONLINE. ONLY ONE REGISTRATION AVAILABLE PER GAME. EA TERMS & CONDITIONS AND FEATURE UPDATES CAN BE FOUND AT WWW.EA.COM. YOU MUST BE 13+ TO REGISTER ONLINE. EA MAY RETIRE ONLINE FEATURES AFTER 30 DAYS NOTICE POSTED ON www.ea.com.
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Ender
( 1.9 hrs on record )
Posted: June 30
i made a thing, it did a thing, and it killed off everybody, i went to space, made enemies with everyone in the galaxy by befriending the people in the center, atacked them too. the universe hates me now.
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Sablewave
( 2.6 hrs on record )
Posted: June 30
I played this game on CD-ROM for years and just got the steam version

its a good genocide simulator/make-a-♥♥♥♥♥-monster game

10/10
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xX420pussyxslaya024Xx
( 57.5 hrs on record )
Posted: June 30
Like minecraft with guns
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Fagman5000
( 128.6 hrs on record )
Posted: June 30
♥♥♥♥♥ making simulator 2008
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David Bowie
( 6.9 hrs on record )
Posted: June 30
RULED THE WORLD 10/10
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Jackfish6
( 76.1 hrs on record )
Posted: June 30
Fun and very interesting game, only problem is the repetivness and slow progression of the space age of a species.
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Syphon
( 4.1 hrs on record )
Posted: June 30
The game is awesome. You get to build a race from the ground up, from single-celled organism to hyper-advanced spacefarer. However, there is a catch: the game is mad buddy. It's not rare to see your savegame disappear then have it return once you finally get around to reinstalling the game to try again.
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Earthlyjosh
( 0.4 hrs on record )
Posted: June 30
I love the game but for what ever reason I can't ever see to be able to log in if anyone has any suggestions how how to fix this I would be gratefull. Overall good game
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( 22.1 hrs on record )
Posted: June 30
Product received for free
not the best but for sale is great
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Most Helpful Reviews  In the past 30 days
302 of 340 people (89%) found this review helpful
218 people found this review funny
Recommended
7.8 hrs on record
Posted: June 4
cell stage is the original agar.io
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74 of 86 people (86%) found this review helpful
80 people found this review funny
Recommended
61.3 hrs on record
Posted: June 22
*gets in*
*Makes epic species*
*Plays nice with everyone*
*Gets bored*
*Makes new species*
*Genocides the ♥♥♥♥ outta everything in path*
*Goes into space*
*Blows up everyone*
*Meets the Grox*
*Befriends them*
*Makes galaxy hate species*
*Makes grox hate species*
*Roles as renegade*
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52 of 60 people (87%) found this review helpful
3 people found this review funny
Recommended
40.3 hrs on record
Posted: May 31
Even though this is an older game it is still a good game. It does require people to be creative. I highly recommend this game if you have young kids, siblings, or just have some free time on your hands.
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34 of 40 people (85%) found this review helpful
6 people found this review funny
Recommended
8.5 hrs on record
Posted: June 4
Great game! (Spoiler Alert!) As you start out in the sea of some planet that you chose, you eat others and things found in the waters to eventually become a land animal. As you progress you get to create your own creature and make civilization. Others advance with you to become an enemy or an ally. You then take over the planet and create your first space ship to explore space, try taking other planets, and going into war with other colonies on other planets just because you want to. 10/10
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23 of 25 people (92%) found this review helpful
Recommended
35.7 hrs on record
Posted: June 16
"From Single Cell to Galactic God", Captures this game perfectly. You get to live through the entire existence of the species you have created Starting off as a simple cell struggling for survival to ruling the star ways. Each stage brings a completely new and unique experience with your decisions in one stage influencing the next.
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18 of 21 people (86%) found this review helpful
3 people found this review funny
Recommended
2.5 hrs on record
Posted: June 13
This is an old classic and a very fun game. If you do not know what this game is about by now, then you somehow missed out.
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8 of 8 people (100%) found this review helpful
Recommended
18.6 hrs on record
Posted: June 25
Spore is a great game. I've been playing for over 24 hours now in total across Spore and Spore: Galactic Adventures. You start off as a cell, evolve into higher level species and eventually become a spacefaring civilization. I've learned a few different things about the game that I feel newer players could have use of knowing.

  • Evolve your creature to max in the creature stage if you plan on playing with Galactic Adventures. You will be using creature stage abilities a lot here, better make sure that it becomes as easy as possible for you.
  • Save often. Spore crashes occasionally, and with the immersiveness of the game, it's easy to forget to save. Spore does NOT have auto-save functionality.
  • One more thing that a lot of people miss: BACK UP YOUR SPORE DATA FOLDERS! I had the game suddenly delete all my progress in Spore without any warning. I don't know the programming logic that would result in such a thing happening, but when I launched Spore yesterday, I was greeted with the main menu with no saves in it. Luckily I already had an older backup of the data as I copied it for playing on another computer once, but I've lost a lot of progress.

Spore data folders may be found at
%appdata%\Spore
as well as "My Spore Creatures" in your Documents folder. Back them up regularly.
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9 of 13 people (69%) found this review helpful
10 people found this review funny
Recommended
28.9 hrs on record
Posted: June 22
This was one of my first games on steam, and I still play it. I have loved everything about this, from the cell stage to the space age, and any other gamer will say the same. I highly recommend it. The graphics aren't great, but somehow that just adds to the feel of evolving your creature, giving it everything it needs to survive and become sentient. Whether you like shooters, RPGs, MMOs, Sandboxes, Indies or just a casual gamer, YOU NEED TO GET THIS GAME. so stop reading this reveiw, thinking about whether to spend 20.00 USD on something you won't play, AND BUY IT. FULL STOP. PERIOD. THE BUY BUTTON IS AT THE TOP OF THE PAGE, NOT DOWN HERE.
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4 of 4 people (100%) found this review helpful
Recommended
33.7 hrs on record
Posted: June 24
This game is so far great, the cell stage can be hard at first but when you get stronger/ bigger its even more fun! I really enjoy the fact that you can make your own species or even genus, this game looks amazing for a 2008 game and i cant wait to get the dlc :)
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7 of 10 people (70%) found this review helpful
12 people found this review funny
Recommended
1.8 hrs on record
Posted: June 26
I started as a sperm cell and ended as a being that deposits sperm cells.
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