Editors Liked

  • 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

Editors Didn't Like

  • 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