EA Announces Spore Creature Creator 2-D

September 16, 2009


New FLASH Application Gives Spore
Players New Ways to Get Creative

The revolutionary Spore™ Creature
Creator is going 2-D! Maxis™, an Electronic Arts Inc. studio, today announced
Spore™ Creature Creator 2-D, a new Flash application where players experience an
all new take on the variety and creative fun offered by the original 3-D Spore
Creature Creator. Now available for free* at
players can create a creature from scratch or import a creature from the
Sporepedia™, the library of 120+ million pieces of user-generated content in
Spore. Five legs or ten, bat wings or horns; there are no limits to what users
create. Once players have created their 2-D creature, they can embed it onto
their social networking pages, and share it with friends via email. Spore
Creature Creator 2-D takes creature-creating to new heights by making it a
social, shared experience.

“Spore Creature Creator 2-D offers
players a brand new way to express their creativity and share their creatures as
it can be played by anyone with internet access,” stated Caryl Shaw, Sr.
Producer of Spore Creature Creator 2-D. “The clean art style and intuitive
point-and-drag functionality makes it easy for creators of all ages to get in on
the fun. It’ll be interesting to see how players use this new creative

Spore Creature Creator 2-D features
the full suite of more than 250 body parts, including limbs, eyes, feet, heads,
and fun accessories like antlers and wings. Once players create their ultimate
creature, they can play with them in the Spore Creature Trainer mini-game. Once
complete, players can easily send their friends an e-card of their creature at

The launch of Spore Creature Creator
2-D comes just weeks before the launch of Spore Hero for the Wii™ and Spore Hero
Arena for the Nintendo DS on Oct. 6.

Spore Hero delivers the unparalleled
creativity of Spore in an action-adventure game, exclusively for the Wii. Set in
a rich and vibrant world, Spore Hero empowers players to become a Hero as they
embark on an epic quest to save their creature’s home planet from destruction,
engaging in fun battles and solving puzzles along the way. Players can collect
and unlock more than 250 new creature parts, all with unique abilities affecting
the way their creature plays and combats in the world.

Spore Hero Arena takes players on a
quest to save their galaxy from an evil force. Throughout the game, players
create their own unique gladiator hero creature and guide it from planet to
planet as they fight enemy creatures, collect new parts, gain upgrades and
unlock special abilities that will benefit their hero.

To play the Spore Creature Creator
2-D, please visit
.  To learn more about Spore Hero and Spore Hero Arena,
play minigames and download fun content, please visit


*Internet connection required