I was already familiar with this contest (Sporelebrity) back when the Creature Creator was released, but at the time most of the celebrities haven’t made their creatures. I think now they have finished and thus leading to the following press release:
“Sporelebrities” Design Their Own Alien Species with the Spore Creature Creator; Fans Can Vote for Their Favorites at www.sporevote.com
EMERYVILLE, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–If your favorite TV, Music, Technology and Pop Culture stars could create their own alien life forms, what would they look like? Would they be passive or aggressive? Would they have two eyes or 10? Maxis, an Electronic Arts Inc (NASDAQ:ERTS) studio today announced a new web site that aims to find out. Maxis has invited more than 50 creative celebrities to design their own out-of-this-world alien species with the Spore™ Creature Creator. The Spore Creature Creator is a stand-alone product and creativity toy box where players create their own unique creatures, bring them to life with entertaining animations, and share them online with friends around the world.
Participants created their own species using the Spore Creature Creator and uploaded it to www.Sporevote.com, where fans can then log on, view the creatures and vote for their favorite.
Participants (in alphabetical order), include:
The Spore Creature Creator is rated E for Everyone by the ESRB. The downloadable demo version is free. The retail version has an MSRP of $9.99 in North America. Fans that want to create their own creatures can download a free trial version of the Spore Creature Creator at www.spore.com.
Spore ships for the PC, Mac, Nintendo DS™ and mobile phones on September 5, 2008 in Europe and September 7, 2008 in North America and Asia. A limited-edition collectors edition of the game, the Spore Galactic Edition, is also available, which includes the ‘Making of Spore‘ DVD, “How to Build a Better Being” DVD from the National Geographic Channel (NGC), ‘The Art of Spore’ hardback mini-book, a fold-out Spore poster, and a premium 100-page Galactic Handbook.
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