Control the evolution with the touch of your finger. Climb your way through the evolutional ladder. Start as a little organism and transform into a magnificent aquatic being. Explore the abyss in search of nutritional elements. Attack other species whenever you run out of other food sources.
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Mixed (13 reviews) - 69% of the 13 user reviews in the last 30 days are positive.
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Mostly Positive (1,631 reviews) - 73% of the 1,631 user reviews for this game are positive.
Release Date: Nov 20, 2011

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“Sparkle 2 Evo is probably one of the more unique titles”
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About This Game

Control the evolution with the touch of your finger. Climb your way through the evolutional ladder. Start as a little organism and transform into a magnificent aquatic being. Explore the abyss in search of nutritional elements. Attack other species whenever you run out of other food sources. Enjoy beautiful surreal visuals and relax with minimalistic ambient soundtrack.

Can you grow the biggest Sparkle in the world?

Subtle, captivating, addictive. These three words describe the world of Sparkle - world in which you make a tiny aquatic creature evolve into becoming a grown, magnificent being.

We give you control over your Sparkle's development and wellbeing, and you have one goal - to evolve. Whilst exploring the Sparkle Void, you find various nutritious elements to eat. Sometimes you will even have to fight for food with other species. You become what you eat - you get to choose whether your sparkle becomes a fast and aggressive carnivore, a sluggish but fast-eating herbivore, or an omnivore, whose features lie somewhere in between. Insight to your Sparkle's DNA strand will give you information about the progress and will help you plan which microelements you want to focus on eating next. You will also get to fight giant bosses from time to time.

But there’s no rush to keep the game in full swing at all times. You may as well just relax, play the game on a slow pace, explore the sparkle void, consume nutritional elements, enjoy simple and surreal surrounding and listen to the ambient music soundtrack. The choice is all yours.


- Three different ways to evolve. Become a fast and agressive carnivore, a sluggish but fast eating herbivore, or an omnivore whose features lie somewhere in between
- Play through 13 dreamlike looking levels.
- Use GenLab to check your Sparkles DNA strand, your progress, status of your special skills, and plan what to eat next accordingly.
- Relax with great chilled-out ambient soundtrack.
- Compete against other Sparkle in fast-paced competitive mode

System Requirements

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    Minimum:
    • OS: Windows 7
    • Processor: Dual core from Intel or AMD at 2.0 GHz
    • Memory: 2 MB RAM
    • Graphics: nVidia GeForce 6800, ATI/AMD Radeaon HD2600
    • Storage: 180 MB available space
    Minimum:
    • OS: OSX 10
    • Processor: Intel Dual Core
    • Memory: 2 MB RAM
    • Graphics: nVidia 320M or higher, or Radeon 7000 or higher, or Intel HD 3000 or higher
    • Storage: 180 MB available space
    Minimum:
    • OS: Ubuntu 12.4
    • Processor: 2 GHz
    • Memory: 180 MB RAM
    • Graphics: OpenGl 2.1 compatible
    • Storage: 180 MB available space
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7 of 7 people (100%) found this review helpful
Recommended
2.9 hrs on record
Posted: September 23
Sequel to Sparkle Zero, this game features new things such as deciding which way to evolve your creature. You have three choices, Herbivore, Carnivore, or Omnivore. Each of these are represented by a colour found inside in the game.

Just like Sparkle Zero, this features a evolving system around your creature, that starts out weak and evolves based on what it eats.

The original game and the third are as follows..

http://store.steampowered.com/app/448000

http://store.steampowered.com/app/361190




Recommended for some fun and achievements which are super easy to get and cards!
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6 of 7 people (86%) found this review helpful
Recommended
3.2 hrs on record
Posted: September 6
When people contradict one another about Sparkle 2 Evo, anyone in their right mind would adopt the single unassailable view: the game is a relaxing and addictive, albeit a bit repetitive, aquatic eating simulator. Supporters of the attitude that Sparkle 2 Evo is not fun enough for its price have wisely approached the task of populating their brain with ideas so that they can now easily keep afloat in the ocean of truth without fear of their mental possessions dragging them down to the bottom.
(credit: ArgYou - Win Arguments with Style)
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1 of 6 people (17%) found this review helpful
Not Recommended
8.1 hrs on record
Posted: September 15
Product received for free
This was a Steam Gift/Guest Pass, NOT a Steam Purchase!
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1 of 6 people (17%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
Recommended
116.0 hrs on record
Posted: September 15
My Grandfather smoked his whole life. I was about 10 years old when my mother said to him, 'If you ever want to see your grandchildren graduate, you have to stop immediately.'. Tears welled up in his eyes when he realized what exactly was at stake. He gave it up immediately. Three years later he died of lung cancer. It was really sad and destroyed me. My mother said to me- 'Don't ever smoke. Please don't put your family through what your Grandfather put us through." I agreed. At 28, I have never touched a cigarette. I must say, I feel a very slight sense of regret for never having done it, because this game gave me cancer anyway.
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216 of 250 people (86%) found this review helpful
4 people found this review funny
Not Recommended
3.5 hrs on record
Posted: February 1, 2014
This game is gorgeous. Let's get that out of the way first- it is absolutely stunning. And with about three hours put into the game and 100% of the achievements obtained, it's a good game for achievement hunters as well. If you're looking for a pretty game to sink a few hours into, then you could do worse than Sparkle 2 Evo, especially when it's on sale.

The sound track ranges from the advertised 'relaxing' to 'wasps in eardrum' noises that made me check my speakers, but that may just be a matter of taste.

It's in gameplay itself, and execution, where the game could've been great, but turns out to be just mediocre. In the beginning you're presented with the idea that eating certain types of food within the game will change the way your Spark evolves. This could have been very interesting, with different tactics for different branches, but the only difference in the 'food stuffs' is color. So yes, you can eat a non-meat fish. Maybe it's swimming algae. Even with the vivid color scheme, it can be difficult to tell which of the more advanced creatures correspond to which color without some trial and error.

Finally there's the 'boss battles'. The bosses do not fight back, and one of them barely moves- victory consists of slowly nipping suicidally-depressed mega-fauna to death.

But hey. It's pretty.
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168 of 193 people (87%) found this review helpful
108 people found this review funny
Recommended
1.4 hrs on record
Posted: October 20, 2014
I have no idea what the ♥♥♥♥ I'm doing.

Just eat stuff and grow.

Just like real life.

10/10
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113 of 133 people (85%) found this review helpful
Recommended
0.3 hrs on record
Posted: December 2, 2013
Several others have reviewed this game and said it's based on Spore. I presume they are referring to the very first stage of a Spore game which is just a mini-game. To be accurate, Spore (2008) actually copied flow (2006). Flow was originally a free flash game and was part of the creator's masters thesis.

Yes, this game is VERY much like the game Flow on the PS3. But it is not the same game nor created by the same people. The mechanics are largely the same but this game goes for a more complex evolution where there's three different kinds of food (instead of 2) and you have to eat a LOT more to increase your creature's size.You get to look at the creature's stats as it grows and guide them by eating different types of food.

If you enjoyed Flow you'll very likely enjoy this game. It's graphicsa are very vivid and colorful. It's slow paced with no set time limits or precise goals, so it's good for just chilling out. There's a few flaws like having to hold down the left mouse button constantly but you can use the keyboard to control it. But really it's quite enjoyable, especially if you are into playign zone/chill games

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57 of 65 people (88%) found this review helpful
Recommended
5.3 hrs on record
Posted: October 23, 2014
This game is very beautiful!
It has 2 modes - single player or competition (against the AI). Single player can become boring very fast, because all you do is eat a certain amount of food (orbs) to finish the stage. Competition mode is fun because the AI actually challenges you and you can only go to the next stage if you win against the AI. But it also can become boring very fast, which didn't happen to me considering the game only has 14 stages and 2 of them are specifics to get achievements.
The controls are easy enough most of the time. It can be a little frustrating depending on the evolution of your spark, but easy to manage.
The game leads you to believe that your spark will evolve in different ways based on the type of food (orbs) you eat. That's not true. Not only the evolution of your spark is the same no matter what you eat, but you can't actually choose what to eat (not in competition mode at least, since you gotta beat the AI). You can choose what to eat in single player (the game only requires you to eat the necessary amount of food of at least one color), but it makes no difference whatsoever.
The game is not worth the full price, but for 90% off I say go for it. You get trading cards and 22 achievements in a few hours. I didn't regret buying it. I suggest you watch a video of the gameplay though, just to be sure.
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50 of 60 people (83%) found this review helpful
Recommended
1.3 hrs on record
Posted: April 27, 2014
Fun. If you enjoyed the first stage of the game "spore" this game will look familar. Though much prettier.
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57 of 78 people (73%) found this review helpful
Recommended
11.3 hrs on record
Posted: January 29, 2014
For a $1.25, got around 11 hr of play and was able to get all the achievements.
Game play was easy. Maybe too easy. You do get a nice soundtrack. :)
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DOHERRITT8PC
7.5 hrs
Posted: September 21
If you like pretty graphics and simplistic gameplay, than this is the game for you.

Personally, I really enjoyed playing this game. The gameplay is very simplistic, And it also looks pretty and colorful.

You start off as this one sparkle-thing. You later find out that the main goal of this game is to just simply evolve by eating different things. Depending on what you eat, you will have a special ability. You can use that towards your advantage. The length of the game is pretty moderate, depending on how fast you play the game (Possibly about 5-8 hours worth of gameplay. I was able to beat it in about 7 hours). It might even have a little bit of replay value, if you really wanted to take the other paths (i.e, playing as a herbivore rather than a carnivore)
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✪ Julius Ceasar
5.8 hrs
Posted: September 20
wtf is this ♥♥♥♥. i dont understand the gameplay.
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OnyxCathedral
0.3 hrs
Posted: September 18
This isn't neon Spore. This is a pick your favorite color and mouth simulator.
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GilCroix
3.3 hrs
Posted: September 15
Swim... Eat... Evovle...

"SEE" the Circle of Life
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Nice Twang to It
5.0 hrs
Posted: September 9
The game is simple, colorful, and have a nice relaxing soundtrack. It doesn't have a story. The whole point is to enjoy the act of eating and evolving. There are three colors which has different effects for your evolution. There are roughly 15 stages (including 2 boss fights - 1 simple and 1 complicated). There are two modes - with or without AI who will compete with you on the eating. As you progress, more difficult creatures spawn and you figure out that color doesn't really matter as much since you may just eat them all. There's no "how much more until next level up" indicators (I believe), so as you eat, you will grow..at some point. As a result, there's not much thinking or strategy involved.

For achievement hunting, finishing the game and getting all the achievements took (me) roughly 4 hours.
Since it's on sale for 90% off, I'd say it's worth the pick up for the simple achievements, cards, and few hours of experience.
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Mongoloid Mike
0.9 hrs
Posted: September 8
Simplistic and boring
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