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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Release Date: Nov 20, 2011

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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

Windows
Mac OS X
SteamOS + Linux
    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
Helpful customer reviews
14 of 17 people (82%) found this review helpful
1.8 hrs on record
Posted: April 3
Evolution is a concept that interests me and I'm sure a lot of other gamers. Sparkle 2 Evo looks like it should be the real deal, but sadly, it's nothing more than a glorified game of Hungry Hippos, if you know what I mean. There's very little strategy to it. It's just a race to see who can gobble down the most of one of three different types of nutrients that turn you into a herbivore, a carnivore, or an omnivore. It's not really any kind of fun and the evolution aspect has no depth.
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14 of 18 people (78%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
5.2 hrs on record
Posted: December 17, 2015
It's a pretty good game. It's also simple to understand: Eat, grow, eat some more, rinse and repeat for all the levels. The difficulty doesn't really increase, but the areas become larger and there are more elements to collect in each level for completion, as well as a larger array of different kinds of life as you progress. You don't die, but there is a "Competitive mode" that times you and pits you against other critters (controlled by AI) like yourself, all trying to gather as many resources as fast as possible before time runs out. That mode isn't fun, but I just turn the option off.

Overall, I recommend because it's easy and relaxed, and I had fun with it.

Only issue is that it's repetitive once you've done it a single time, so nothing really feels new.

It's worth buying at discount, but probably not full price.
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11 of 15 people (73%) found this review helpful
6.7 hrs on record
Posted: April 17
Sparkle 2 Evo is belonging to a series of games with Genesis and Zero, where you're taking the fate of a little sparkle in your hand. Your goal is to make him evolve and reach adulthood. To do that, your little guy can eat microelements, that will determine towards which category he will fall.

Indeed, while you don't have any control over the DNA in itself, you can choose to eat only a single kind of element or juggling between them, knowing that when you're leveling up, you can change your form and by doing so use a special ability.

You can be a carnivore (by eating red elements) with a sprint as special power, a herbivore, with the possibility of eating elements away from your mouth (for that, you should search green elements) or an omnivore, with a repulsive ability (the blue element will be your best friend).

However, through different worlds, you're not alone. You can find octopus, fishes, etc.. that you can eat. They're also belonging to each color: you will find blue, red and green fishes for example. You're generally alone in the world if you choose the casual mode and your goal is to eat one element until none is left. You can choose to continue to explore the rest of the level, which will allow you to level more.

But you can also enable the competitive mode, where other sparkles, controlled by the AI, will fight you for dominance. Your only way to win is to ensure that you ate more elements than them. When you win, you can clear the level as in the casual mode.

My great regret in that gameplay is that I don't have a real control over DNA. I can't choose the elements I really want. The only way to do it is to eat only the microelements and when you're in competitive mode, you can't really choose to avoid some elements if you don't want the AI to give you time.

Also, some enemies tend to swap layers, with a resulting chase being difficult.

The graphics are beautiful. You're really in another world, with bright colors. And the soundtrack is really relaxing. It's fitting to that deep world.

Anyway, Sparkle 2 Evo is a game, despite its flaws, that is very entertaining. If you want a total control over your sparkle and have quests, you should orient yourself towards Genesis. If you want just a sparkle without any goal, without any worry about being carnivore/herbivore/omnivore, head for ZERO. However, Evo and Genesis are the best in the series, so, you can purchase it without any problem.
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3 of 3 people (100%) found this review helpful
3.2 hrs on record
Posted: May 1
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 (although a bit repetitive) aquatic eating simulator. Supporters of the attitude that Sparkle 2 Evo is not fun enough for its $5 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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5 of 9 people (56%) found this review helpful
7.2 hrs on record
Posted: February 3
Fair warning: This game is super addictive. It doesn't take very long to get the acheivements to start rolling in, so if you're a completionist, you might find yourself playing for a few hours steady.
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