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 (7,576 reviews) - 87% of the 7,576 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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Hopesedge
( 0.2 hrs on record )
Posted: June 24
This is one of those games that was revolutionary at the time of it's inception, but EA were said to have killed to company that made it forever leaving the game in a state of bugs and potential. This being the case I would still say this game is worth getting, as not only does it have unique, rich gameplay but also a bunch of otherwise hard to find attributes in games (such as create & share, evolution among creations, having the ability to spread the genes of your species accross the universe and choosing which path you follow (economist, war or social)).

Overall a unique, fun experience.
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Madonna is a cosplayer
( 101.3 hrs on record )
Posted: June 24
Rating 6/10
Spore is an interesting game. It's very creative and interesting and has a surprising replay value.

Pros
+Very creative
+Cute? Sometimes? Also creepy if you want, that all goes back to the creative part.
+You can just make ♥♥♥♥♥. It's awesome.
+ Stages 1, 2 and 5.

Cons
-Stages 3 and 4.
-Sometimes the creepy gets uncanny
-Epics. They're cool but there's no point to them and they're basically impossible to avoid and can mess up an entire playthough if they start attacking a nest. They will /never/ leave.


Despite my many hours of playtime, I've actually only made it past the 3rd stage once, and that's my current playthrough.
The bacteria stage is captivating and strangely pretty, the creature stage is a logical step forward that still /works/ with how the game's been presented so far but then..

You get to the tribal stage. It's clunky and confusing at times, while being too straightforward. The Civilization stage after that isnt much better, with it's awkward way of progressing that takes far too long.

The final stage, however, brings life back to the wierd monotony of the previous two stages, turning into the Space Stage, where you conquer planets and abduct other creatures, while befriending other space-faring aliens.

If you took out the wierd middle stages, and had a smoother transition from creature to sentience to civilization to space, without having it feel clunky and awkward, i'd give Spore a much better score.

That being said, it's still fun to play for those first couple stages (as evidenced of the 80+ hours i've put into those two staes alone) and, when you drag yourself through stage 3 and 4, you get to experience the MASSIVE galaxies that the Space Stage has in store for you.
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SkyTheCuber
( 33.6 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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Dirtbag Daryl
( 18.1 hrs on record )
Posted: June 24
It's completely ridiculous that there's so many positive reviews on here. The servers for this game were axed a while ago, which means the whole endless creativity and sharing thing is bogged down. One of the biggest aspects of the game is having other players' creations influence your own game, but that aspect is completely gone with the servers off.

I've played hundreds of hours of this game off-Steam, so to see it be praised for being about a quarter of the experience it's intended to be is, well, weird.
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cilantro
( 5.3 hrs on record )
Posted: June 23
wat wong wid me login
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Fat black chicken man
( 1.6 hrs on record )
Posted: June 23
I love this game but I cannot recomend it. The reason why is that when I try to login to my account so I can save my game and all of my creatures that I have made, it says there is a network error and that I should visit spore.com to resolve my issue. This is weird because my network is just fine but when I try to visit the website, I cant access it for some reason.
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Marty
( 55.8 hrs on record )
Posted: June 23
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Mew BitSkins.com CSGO2x.com
( 9.9 hrs on record )
Posted: June 23
Bought the game two days ago for $20.
As of 6/23/2016 10:47 Pacific
Its 5 dollars.
Love you too steam.
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LoXaRTPoKemON
( 61.2 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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Jacaranda12
( 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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Most Helpful Reviews  In the past 30 days
97 of 111 people (87%) found this review helpful
72 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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20 of 23 people (87%) found this review helpful
3 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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14 of 15 people (93%) found this review helpful
15 people found this review funny
Recommended
61.2 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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13 of 17 people (76%) found this review helpful
6 people found this review funny
Recommended
3.9 hrs on record
Posted: May 27
For the record, my hours with this game with the GA expansion are DISPROPORTIONATELY HUGE compared to what's being shown here. Like, 600+ hours.

Absolutely love this game, I never stop coming back to play it.
I will admit, when I first got this game, oh, 4-ish years ago, I was expecting a tad bit more out of it than I saw. Then again, Spore, in and of itself was an INCREDIBLY ambitious game in its early stages. It's not the perfect, all-encompassing game some, like me, might hope it to be, but it is incredibly fun and incredibly challanging on the higher difficulties, ESPECIALLY in space, which is pretty much nigh impossible to completely "finish", lest you have no life whatsoever. It's nice and kid-friendly with the cartoonish creature designs, and the quick gameplay up to the space stage is a boon for casual gamers. But for those of us seeking to conquer the galaxy, and get the real sense of action and adventure, the space stage has enough alien genocides, nuclear explosions, and planet busting for even the most hardcore 4X strategy gamer. It's an enjoyable game with a nice mix of everything and quite a few challenges mixed in. If nothing else, play it for the space stage; probably the best, least mundane part of the game.

The DLCs add some nice features as well; the new adventure feature in Galactic Adventures adds an interesting new level of complexity and depth to the already complex space stage, and makes nice use of the creature properties you all thought were going to be useless after the creature stage.

Side note, FINALLY managed to make a decent-looking human with the in-game parts - a painful ordeal, to be sure.

Oh, and make sure not to ♥♥♥♥ off the Grox if you like your ♥♥♥ where it is.
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11 of 14 people (79%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
Recommended
38.0 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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7 of 8 people (88%) found this review helpful
Recommended
11.7 hrs on record
Posted: May 30
Game is amazing! I have been playing this game since I was around 10 years old.
Even now it's still got good graphics (I think they are amazing, even now they are still good)

9/10. I take 1 off just because I think they could have improved parts of the game, mainly in the civilization stage, it is a bit too easy.
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6 of 7 people (86%) found this review helpful
2 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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4 of 4 people (100%) found this review helpful
Recommended
17.9 hrs on record
Posted: June 14
Wow I finally decided to get Spore and it's just as expected. Gorgeous game. The level of details is just stunning. So many choices and lovely features.
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4 of 4 people (100%) 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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10 of 16 people (63%) found this review helpful
21 people found this review funny
Recommended
58.0 hrs on record
Posted: May 28
You can play
Agar.io
Spore... wait what?
Simcity
Civilazation
FTL, kinda
and Farmville
All in one game, except completely different
Oh yeah I was joking about Farmville
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