Scientists in Seattle have made a major breakthrough in designing computer-aided design systems to allow them to build artificial life forms.
Today, Maxis, an Electronic Arts studio, announced that since launching the Spore Creature Creator in June 2008, Spore fans have created and uploaded 100 Million creations.
Mention the three letter acronym DRM (digital rights management) to any committed PC gamer and they are likely to react with a little shiver of distaste.
Rockstar plans to use the controversial SecuROM digital rights management (DRM) tool to combat piracy with the forthcoming release of Grand Theft Auto IV for PC.
Feted games designer Will Wright is more widely known these days for his recent hits with The Sims series and this year's mind-bogglingly deep Spore.
Electronic Arts has been hit with a new pair of class-action lawsuits over the company's controversial SecuROM digital rights management (DRM) software used on the publisher's PC titles, such as Will Wrights critically-lauded and massively popular Spore.
Will Wright's magnificent Spore has been voted Time Magazine's 20th best invention of the year, in the influential mags run-down of top tech and other inventions in 2008.
EA's magnificent Spore has come under fire since launch for its use of digital rights management software SecuROM DRM, with a group of gamers going so far as to launch a class action lawsuit against the publisher.
EA has released the full version of Will Wright's magnum opus, Spore, for download via its online store today.