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Entries from December 2008

Spore Galactic Adventures?

December 25th, 2008 · 5 Comments

We know that a true expansion is planned for Spore next Spring. GameDaily says to have spotted a listing for it on Gamestop. The name of the new expansion would allegedly be “Spore Galactic Adventures”, was listed for March 17th, at a price of $29,99. EBgames and Amazon have it listed too, Amazon for the […]

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Spore also available on Steam Europe

December 24th, 2008 · No Comments

As of now Spore is also available via Steam Europe according to WorthPlaying and
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Spore on Steam

December 20th, 2008 · 1 Comment

People in the US and Canada will now also be able to purchase Spore via Valve’s Steam. Steam has its own DRM, so when you do purchase it that way you won’t be getting Securom.
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Will Wright X-Play Video Interview

December 19th, 2008 · 1 Comment

Hiki of Spore Nieuws found us a brand new video interview with Will Wright on G4, it even includes a Will Wright minute about dolphins.

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Spore figurines

December 19th, 2008 · 3 Comments

There have been speculations over the years about whether or not we, the Spore players, would be able to order 3D sculptures of our Spore creatures at some stage. Well…, today MaxisCactus informs us we can, right now!
Hi Spore Fans,
Have a favorite Spore creature? Get a Spore sculpture created!
Bring your favorite Spore […]

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Spore de-authorisation tool released!

December 17th, 2008 · 3 Comments

Good news from MaxisCactus:
Hey Everyone,
In recognition of player feedback regarding DRM and SecuROM on Spore, Maxis is offering a standalone download so that users can now “de-authorize” a computer if they would like to make that authorization available for another machine.
Machines can be de-authorized or re-authorized at any time. The total number […]

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Immortal Jellyfish

December 12th, 2008 · 5 Comments

The seas holds the most wonderful creatures. One of the more intriguing to me are the jellyfish. The see-through effect and sometimes spectacular light effects seem very alien. There is one species that can do even more. It is very small, less than half a centimeter, and it can transform itself, after reproducing, back into […]

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C&C pack review

December 12th, 2008 · 4 Comments

Still in doubt whether or not to buy the creepy and cute parts pack? Here are some thoughts Jamie Lee Dunston of Moving Pixels.
[…] this parts pack in particular feels more like a greedy grab for green than a bona fide attempt to refresh the gameplay.

After installing and playing with the Spore C&C for a […]

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Spore’s concept artist in Hollywood

December 3rd, 2008 · 1 Comment

Remember the beautiful concept art for Spore? It was made by Christian Scheurer. The Gnomon gallery in Hollywood will open an exposition of his work this Friday, December 5th. So if you’re in the neighborhood, I imagine it’s very worth your while!

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