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.
User reviews: Very Positive (2,908 reviews)
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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99 of 118 people (84%) found this review helpful
4.4 hrs on record
Posted: October 31
10/10

Best Genocide Simulator Ever.
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40 of 51 people (78%) found this review helpful
4.9 hrs on record
Posted: November 3
Ate some species's children then tried to befriend them. They atacked me so I made them extinct.

10/10
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28 of 35 people (80%) found this review helpful
19.4 hrs on record
Posted: October 30
I absolutely love Spore, and I have since 2011. I decided to download this game after many years on my Windows 8 and it runs perfectly. Still works and does not crash. The Steam convertion for it was great.

Thanks,
Squidrex
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13 of 14 people (93%) found this review helpful
10.0 hrs on record
Posted: November 1
It's a great game. But $20 is a little bit pushing it.

Well, there are tons of sales, and as I'm writing this there's one right now, so you might want to wait for one.

Gameplay:
Evolving you creature is something I found super fun. The graphics are really nice and the animals are cute....most of the time...

I also love the feature that your behavior effects your reputation as a species, you might be a vicious killer, or a very social creature that likes friends.

Unfortunatly, personally I find the extreme change of gamplay a little boring. It starts off as you evolving, killing or befriending other creatures, and eating them or plants. Then it locks the way you look and that's kind of sad, transforming it into a full on tactical birds-eye view of your planet, defending off enemies, and eventually going into..space?

So I see what to developers were doing, a little cell in the ocean to advanced beings in space, but it just didn't seem all that interesting to me at that point.

Depending on what you like, it has an ok replayibility level, but I like going into create and making my own cool animals.
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14 of 18 people (78%) found this review helpful
10.5 hrs on record
Posted: November 8
Very fun game, very enjoyable i would reccomend it. Dosen't take the best PC to run it so don't worry.
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9 of 10 people (90%) found this review helpful
6.5 hrs on record
Posted: November 2
If you like to have a LOT of freedom in how you create a character, this is a wonderful game for you. I've always had a lot of fun with Spore. Creature stage is definitely the most fun, but no matter how you approach the game you'll find a way to make it work for you. Definitely worth taking for a spin!
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18 of 28 people (64%) found this review helpful
46.5 hrs on record
Posted: November 8
This game changed my way of looking at life.
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8 of 10 people (80%) found this review helpful
36.2 hrs on record
Posted: November 15
one of the funest sandbox game i have ever played
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17 of 29 people (59%) found this review helpful
189.9 hrs on record
Posted: October 31
I love this game!!!!
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4 of 4 people (100%) found this review helpful
1.3 hrs on record
Posted: November 7
I just loved this game so much for how dense the gameplay goes. The replay valuse on this is overwhelmingly a 9.5/10.
The garphics are okay...........for a game in 2008 so a 8/10 on graphics.
Gameplay is no doubt a 10/10.
The story is creative because YOU make the story 9/10.
The total is 9/10
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3 of 3 people (100%) found this review helpful
85.8 hrs on record
Posted: November 25
My opinion of this game may be due to the fact that it provides a lot of nostalgia becuase I used to play it at my best friend's house as a kid, but I really enjoy playing it to this day and i would recommend it to anyone with a creative sense. 8/10
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4 of 5 people (80%) found this review helpful
5.1 hrs on record
Posted: November 20
Got bullied by space monkeys. 10/10 would re-create the human race again.
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2 of 2 people (100%) found this review helpful
48.3 hrs on record
Posted: November 5
I enjoy this game up until the civilization stage but otherwise its pretty good, I only wish there was a multiplayer foem where people could play and interact in a mass multiplay kind of form.(Unless im stupid and there is one)
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2 of 2 people (100%) found this review helpful
15.2 hrs on record
Posted: November 23
AMAZING in civ mode i ran through every single city with about 20 cars 20 planes and 20 boats worth 10/10
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3 of 4 people (75%) found this review helpful
60.5 hrs on record
Posted: November 7
I love this game, totally worth the price. I'm also glad to see I'm not the only person with 60+ hours on record. It is so cool, and it addicted me from the start. Starting at cell, then creature, tribe, civilisation, and finally space stage.

The onlything that rivals it in myopinion is Civ series.
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4 of 6 people (67%) found this review helpful
29.8 hrs on record
Posted: November 21
It's fun at first, but it lacks good end-game content.

The cell stage is mildly entertaining while you decide what kind of life-form you want to grow up to be (though I guarantee you'll pick Omnivore if you can help it).

While it's a matter of survival in your animal form, the game really feels fresh and new. In fact, I would've liked it more if the animal stage was a lot longer. The way you interact with other animals, the way you take on larger creatures or even epic monsters, the migration patterns of your herd and exploring the wide world is really fun and really engaging.

But after the animal stage, the game becomes a very basic, very lackluster real-time strategy game. The tribal and civilization stages are nothing more than mash-ups of Age of Empires and Civilization, the only bonus being that you get to design your stuff. There's nothing here that you haven't seen before, from three-choice politics to point-and-click control of armies comprised entirely of a single land vehicle type that you will no doubt convert to aircraft as soon as you can and have nothing but an entire small fleet of aircraft due to them not being limited as to where they can travel.

But the biggest letdown was the space stage. Instead of starting at one vessel and working your way to commanding a whole fleet with which to explore and conquer as you see fit, you're stuck with a single ship occassionally accompanied by a few brainless AI ships who are utterly useless against the more powerful space empires and tend to die pretty quickly. Oh, sure, you can upgrade that one ship, but there's no real sense of progress being made.

The graphics aren't that great, with everything looking about as well polished as that old CG television show Reboot, just with improved animation. If the textures and shapes were a bit more complex it might stand out.

I'd recommend this game only if it's on sale or free for a weekend, because it really isn't worth paying full price for this. It has enough juice for about 1 playthrough, but afterwards I really can't see any reason to go 'round again except to make different choices that will ultimately lead to the same result. But if you take the path of least resistance, you'll probably end up making the same choices each time.
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6 of 10 people (60%) found this review helpful
1.9 hrs on record
Posted: November 3
Love it :D
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1 of 1 people (100%) found this review helpful
3.5 hrs on record
Posted: November 2
its a wierd fun game where you build creatures then build civilisation....its a game were you make random crap and run and kill giant penisis...there, thats why you need this game!!!!!!
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1 of 1 people (100%) found this review helpful
29.2 hrs on record
Posted: October 30
This game is amazing, it goes from a simple game, to a first person adventure, and finally to an RTS.
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1 of 1 people (100%) found this review helpful
20.2 hrs on record
Posted: October 31
I played it at releas date, about 600hours , i didnt buy it on steam so,nwm, evolution, strategy, galaxy 10/10 the bad thing is EA dont support this game anymore so u cant play online. But still awesome and funny.
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