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Darkspore

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Darkspore
Darkspore.jpg
Basic Information
Type(s)
Video Game
Maxis Software
Electronic Arts
RPG
DVD-ROM
Microsoft Windows
Retail Features
Gameplay-Single-player.pngGameplay-Multi-player.pngCo-Op
Ratings
This title has been rated T by the ESRB
Main Credits
Will Wright
European Union European Release Date(s)
Microsoft Windows
April 282011
CanadaUnited StatesMexico North American Release Date(s)
Microsoft Windows
April 262011
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Ratings | Reviews | Screenshots | Soundtrack
Videos | Walkthrough

Darkspore is a sci-fi action role-playing game, based partially on the 2008 video game Spore. It is described as "a fast-paced, sci-fi Action-RPG in which the player battles across alien worlds to save the galaxy from the mutated forces of Darkspore.".[1] The game was released on April 26, 2011, for Windows. It features a similar version of the award-winning real-time character creation and editing technology first seen in Spore. However, unlike Spore, players cannot create characters. They can, however, edit certain characters, to a limited extent though.

Demo version[edit | edit source]

There's a demo version available (EA account required). It is accessed by downloading Darkspore from their official site (download is free, the key is what costs money), logging-in, and selecting 'Play Demo'. It's just like the full game, except the player can only reach Crogenitor Level 9 and play up-to Darkspore Threat 2-2.

Limited Edition[edit | edit source]

On November 3, 2010, the main Darkspore website was updated with new, drastically different graphics and layout, a Tumblr feed, and an offer to pre-order Darkspore to receive a Limited edition version that would immediately unlock the unique Quantum Ravager, called "Maldri, the Quantum Raider", along with 3 exclusive stat-boosting items, one with a stat the occurs nowhere else in-game.

This offer expired on January 31, 2011, but unsold copies of the Limited Edition can still be found in various places that sell games.

System requirements[edit | edit source]

The system requirements were released on the Darkspore forum, and are as follows:

FOR WINDOWS XP

  • 3.0 GHz P4 or Intel® Core™ 2 Duo 2 GHz or equivalent or faster
  • 2 GB RAM
  • A 256 MB Video Card with support for Shader Model 3.0 containing these chipsets or better:
    NVIDIA GeForce 8800
    ATI X1900
    Intel® HD Graphics
  • The latest version of DirectX 9.0c
  • Microsoft Windows XP Service Pack 3
  • Up to 10 GB of hard drive space
  • Broadband Internet Connection Required

FOR WINDOWS VISTA

  • 3.0 GHz P4 or Intel® Core™ 2 Duo 2 GHz or equivalent or faster
  • 2 GB RAM
  • A 256 MB Video Card with support for Shader Model 3.0 containing these chipsets or better:
    NVIDIA GeForce 8800
    ATI X1900
    Intel® HD Graphics
  • Microsoft Windows Vista Service Pack 2
  • Up to 10 GB of hard drive space
  • Broadband Internet Connection Required

FOR WINDOWS 7

  • 3.0 GHz P4 or Intel® Core™ 2 Duo 2 GHz or equivalent or faster
  • 2 GB RAM
  • A 256 MB Video Card with support for Shader Model 3.0 containing these chipsets or better:
    NVIDIA GeForce 8800
    ATI X1900
    Intel® HD Graphics
  • Up to 10 GB of hard drive space
  • Broadband Internet Connection Required

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