There’s never been a game with as wide a scope as Spore. Simply breathtaking.
Sprawling story line, Nearly limitless customization, Huge replay capability, Great graphics
Epic scale, Simple control scheme, Compatible with integrated graphics solutions, Mac and PC compatible
Great graphics; high level of customization; large, open environments
Robust creature creator allows players to make whatever they want; replay value is infinite.
Great replay value, Varied gameplay, Customization tools rock, Vast open-endedness, Space stage is fun as hell
Fresh and innovative gameplay, Creation tools are near-perfect, Good presentation and design, Space phase will keep you hooked on for weeks to come. A great game for everyone
Creature Creator tool is user friendly and fun to use, Varied gameplay with something for everyone, Play at your own pace, Impressive Space Phase, Will play on most PCs
Incredibly deep and immersive. Broad range of gameplay. Fully imagined and extremely customizable elements and worlds.
Charming sense of wit; diverse game play; user-generated content
Unique gameplay with immense scope; content editors are a breeze (and a blast!) to use; dynamic music; game content is made by players.
Intuitive and comprehensive customization tools, Oozes charm at every turn, Impressively broad scope, Great audio and art design.
No autosave, no planetary automation, and an occasional crash deny Spore a Kick Ass.
Copy protection software comes with the game
Occasionally froze, Somewhat repetitive gameplay
Copy protection software may bother some players
No multiplayer or online whatsoever; creation system has too much aesthetics; gameplay lacks fun, becomes tiring quickly.
Crashes occasionally in Vista, Editors can bogger you down
Game balance issues, unexpected crashes, no auto-save, may disappoint hardcore gamers
No autosave feature, Mediocre graphical presentation, No real Multiplayer, Slightly buggy
Aspects of gameplay can become repetitive.
Disappointing graphics; simplistic early game play
Space game can get repetitive; casual players might have difficulty with later game phases.
Individual gameplay elements are extremely simple, Early stages arent very engaging.
By BrightHub on June 18, 2009
During Spores civilization stage, things really start to pick up. The complexity increases significantly along with the level of difficulty. The game is clearly moving you along steadily as it adds more layers with each stage progression....100
By Wired UK on February 27, 2009
It's easy to be cowardly. Many games developers do that on a regular basis, releasing yet another first-person shooter with air ducts and grey corridors, or a Second World War strategy game, or a fantasy MMO. But it's tough to be brave.With...60
By New Game Network on January 25, 2009
"From a bacteria to a space empire - in a day!" – Not long ago such slogans seemed the most appropriate for Spore. To develop a living "something", from single-cell beings to a hi-tech civilization. Will Right – most probably the only person...85
By Maximum PC on January 02, 2009
Spore lets you take an extremely high-concept journey from a single-cell life form swimming through the seas to a continent-spanning superpower to the overlord of a galactic empire. Over the course of about five hours, you shepherd your critter...90
By Zath UK on December 15, 2008
Spore definitely looks like one of the most interesting games of the year, developed by renowned games genius Will Wright, and is one that appeals to pretty much every genre. So I thought it was well time that we had a good look at it, and as if to...-
By BrightHub on December 04, 2008
A review of the Spore addition and the stand alone playable Creature Creator. ImagesCreature Creator was put out with two specific reasons. To add over 200 unique parts to the creature creating aspect of the SPORE mega-hit, and to be a stand alone...100
By DarkZero on October 20, 2008
Check it out, guys! It’s that new game by Will Wright, the guy who made The Sims! So it’s got to be totally amazing, right? Because The Sims sold like six billion copies, and spawned an unholy amount of add-ons and spin-offs, such was its...60
By IT Reviews on October 10, 2008
Is Spore the next Sims? Its too early to say, but its a definite winner. Itll be popular because its cute, highly replayable and just plain fun, not to mention being very friendly towards the casual gamer. The final space stage possesses a...-
By I4U on October 09, 2008
Spore is one of the best PC games to be launched this year. For all the fun Spore offers, most gamers will gladly overlook the copy protection that is required to install Spore on their computers. blog comments powered by Disqus...90
By LaptopMag on October 06, 2008
Spore may not be the revolutionary game that it was hyped to be, and it is somewhat repetitive, but its scope is admirable, simulating the evolutionary model in an easily accessible and fun manner; the game even keeps a time line of your creature or...80