It’s now less than a fortnight (which is 14 days) until Spore hits my doorstep. Amazon says I should receive it on the 9th of September…just in time for the second week of school. Oh well.
The self-proclaimed “Spore Supersite” (xspore.com) has a link to a review in the Australian magazine PC Powerplay. It is a print magazine and someone scanned the article and created a PDF, but it contains nice screen shots and artwork. The reviewers gave it 9 out of 10 stars after playing the full game, so they must’ve liked it. Here is the summary from the end of the article:
Pros: Limitless custom content, varied types of gameplay, no more Sims #11
Cons: Not deep enough, all about the Creators, designed for non-gamers
I haven’t been able to find any new videos, so here is a look at the game from E3 2006. If the game looked this good two years ago, they must have spent a lot of time tweaking and refining the game play…