Darkspore is back on Steam, EA tells us today. You can find it in the store. They've confirmed that Error 3, which was blocking players from saving changes to their heroes, has been fixed. Though not widespread, a few people are still reporting difficulties of logging in due to Error 73003, but EA promises they're… » 7/02/13 12:00pm 7/02/13 12:00pm

EA Says They're Actually Still Going To “Support” Darkspore [UPDATE]

Earlier today we linked to a report from GameTrailers noting that EA would not be supporting their 2011-released RPG Darkspore in the face of persistent errors. The moderator on the forum in question where this alleged announcement took place, however, is not an EA employee, EA said in an email to Kotaku today.
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GameTrailers reports that Darkspore, EA's always-online action-RPG from 2011, has been pulled from Steam following complaints about game-breaking network issues. An announcement on the game's official forums says that these bugs will not be fixed as the game is "for almost all intents & purposes an abandoned title." » 7/01/13 6:20am 7/01/13 6:20am

Action-RPG Darkspore Is or Was Coming to Xbox 360, PS3

In his resume, level-designer Jordan Patz claims to have "worked with Maxis to modify Darkspore for release on Xbox/PS3." Wasn't that just a PC game? The résumé has since been modified: it now links to a YouTube video of a flying cat. Very Suspicious. [joystiq] » 5/16/11 6:00pm 5/16/11 6:00pm

Darkspore is now Building Better Battlers

Maxis splices the DNA of Will Wright's Spore with Diablo with today's release of the PC action RPG Darkspore, now available in stores and fine downloadable retailers across North America. I can't wait to play. » 4/26/11 3:20pm 4/26/11 3:20pm

Grab The Darkspore Beta Through Steam Now

Steam makes it easy to get into the beta program for Maxis' Spore spin-off Darkspore. Just head to the Steam web site and install. Darkspore was recently delayed until the end of April. » 3/28/11 5:40pm 3/28/11 5:40pm

Darkspore Delayed, Needs More Time To Evolve

Sci-fi RPG (and Spore spin-off) Darkspore is the latest release to get pushed back. Originally slated for end of March, EA's PC game is now due April 26 (North America) and April 28 (Europe/Asia). Darkspore devs say they need more time to incorporate user feedback from the beta. » 3/18/11 4:50pm 3/18/11 4:50pm

This Is Why You Should Sign-Up For The Darkspore Beta

In case our hands-on with Darkspore's action-packed single-player and competitive multiplayer battles weren't enough to whet your appetite for the game, perhaps the full beta trailer will do the trick. » 2/14/11 11:00am 2/14/11 11:00am

Darkspore Splices Fresh DNA Into Online Multiplayer

Spore is an amazing creative experience diluted by a broad gameplay focus. Darkspore has one focus: Building a better killing machine. I took my monster squad to task in story mode and player-versus-player combat and lived to tell the tale. » 2/14/11 8:00am 2/14/11 8:00am

A Look at Darkspore's Competitive Arena Matches

Kotaku got an early look at upcoming PC action role-playing game Darkspore's cooperative multiplayer a couple of weeks back, but this latest video we get a look at the player-versus-player action. » 12/16/10 5:00pm 12/16/10 5:00pm

The Sweet, Neat Loot of Darkspore

I've called Darkspore a sort of Diablo-meets-Spore-in-space game. This developer diary gives you a better look at why I felt that way when I played it. » 11/23/10 4:30pm 11/23/10 4:30pm

I Played Darkspore And I Loved It

Darkspore is a bit like classic action title Diablo, with a twist: Instead of concentrating on leveling up a single character, you're working to level up a team of heroes, three of which you bring on every mission. » 8/23/10 10:00am 8/23/10 10:00am

First Look At Darkspore, EA's New Sci-fi, Spore-based RPG

The creators of Spore are going to the dark side with an all-new "fast-paced and intense" sci-fi action-role-playing game known as Darkspore, coming to the Mac and PC next year. » 7/20/10 4:20pm 7/20/10 4:20pm