With release of EA's Spore Creatures for the iTunes store, iPhone users can help their lifeforms evolve by finding food, battling enemies, and growing new body parts.
The creator of The Sims and Spore talks to CNET about his new venture, a Current TV series about fateful encounters that will fold in story ideas from viewers as it develops.
The video game hatched by Sims creator Will Wright, who recently left publisher EA, now features far more types of organisms than there are species on Earth.
Twentieth Century Fox is behind the CGI movie, and Variety reports that "Ice Age" director Chris Wedge is splicing its genes.
The pseudo-Darwinian life simulator Spore has been pegged by EA to evolve from video game to full-blown cinematic feature film, and the director of Ice Age is splicing the genes
Fans of Spore can now create unique creatures through a free Web-based game. With Spore Creature Creator 2-D, anyone can design an alien.
The Electronic Arts studio is making it possible for the large community of users of its evolution game to create applications, and is running a contest to inspire the best.
Electronic Arts' Spore Hero and Spore Hero Arena will reach the Nintendo Wii and DS game platforms in October.
At its State of the Universe event, EA talks about its new children's version of Spore, as well as Galactic Adventures, the first Spore expansion, and the Wii and DS versions of the game.
It will be one of several titles distributed via Valve's Steam platform. The move is likely to win EA points with gamers.