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New Spore title is apparently an action RPG

Spore was an ambitious title to say the least. Its goal was to create a videogame where you go from lowly protozoa to all powerful ruler of the universe in the span of an afternoon. We love Spore and all of the creativity it provides (and all of the Sporn as well), but we’ll admit it didn’t deliver all parts of the lifecycle in equal measures. But the description of a Spore-themed panel at Comic-Con seems to indicate that keeping focus may not be a problem for the next entry in the Spore franchise – it’s an action RPG.

 
Above: Commander Shepard ain’t got nothing on this

It could be “Dark Spore,” a recent trademark from EA, or it could be something else altogether. What we do know is that a “Sci-Fi Action RPG” will be revealed at this year’s Comic-Con, and that some key members of the dev team will be there to show it off. According to the announcement, the newest title will be based on “The DNA of Spore” which likely means you won’t have any problems importing your favorite creations into this new adventure. While we can’t be sure that a Spore RPG is actually a good idea, we have to admit we’re intrigued.


Above: Oh hell yes! 

Jul 12, 2010


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7 comments

  • HotCyder - July 13, 2010 12:05 a.m.

    This just sounds a lot like the Spore Galactic Adventures pack they released for the original. If EA did feel like cross marketing and got the boys at Bioware to work a Mass Effect like RPG into Spore, that would be very interesting indeed.
  • CH3BURASHKA - July 13, 2010 12:05 a.m.

    I know I don't care, but I wonder how the... *casuals*... will react. I don't remember Spore being a Sims-esque success, but it sold decently. Will people continue to buy religiously, or is it DOA?
  • mdhammer - July 13, 2010 12:26 a.m.

    i think its going to be an expansion pack for mass effect 2 just like the one in dragon age.
  • SumthingStupid - July 13, 2010 12:30 a.m.

    wasn't spore already an rpg sort of, like if you attacked other aliens it would be hard for you to become friends with others, you eat meat you become carnivor, stuff like that
  • JADENkOTOR - July 13, 2010 12:38 a.m.

    Give me any rpg cause the drought has been too long.
  • Evil_AppleJuice - July 13, 2010 8:23 a.m.

    God I thought the original was ridiculously fantastic. I spent hoooours building my galactic empire. I hope they dont screw it up by allowing pirates to copy it and release it for free again.
  • IHateMakingUserIDs - July 13, 2010 5:44 p.m.

    Once I got to the exploring the glaaxy stage, everytime i tried to go a few plaents away one bitchy ass colony would ALWAYS attack me. So i would have to hurry back to defend myself, repeat. I decided to try and destroy them just so they wouldn't attack me but i couldn't because i needed to be more advanced to go to their main world, and to get more advanced i had to explore more and when i tried to explore more they would attack me. It was a never ending circle of that until i stopped playing.

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