Spore Creepy & Cute Parts Pack Brings Horror and Humor to Spore Fans Worldwide This Week

Spore Creepy & Cute Parts Pack Press ReleaseEMERYVILLE, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Will your creatures be creepy or cute, full of humor or horror? The choice is now in the hands of Spore™ and Spore Creature Creator* players! Electronic Arts Inc. (NASDAQ:ERTSNews) and Maxis today announced that Spore Creepy & Cute Parts Pack has shipped and will be available at retailers worldwide this week. Spore Creepy & Cute Parts Pack marks the first add-on that will grow and evolve the critically-acclaimed video game, Spore.

“As the Sporepedia continues to grow, Spore fans have been craving even more creative tools to play with,” said Lucy Bradshaw, executive producer of Spore and general manager, Maxis. “Maxis is committed to cultivating the most enriched experience possible for Spore players and the Spore Creepy & Cute Parts Pack is the first step in achieving this. Spore Creepy & Cute Parts Pack allows players to give distinct personality to their creatures like never before. We’re very excited to see where gamers take this whimsical content.”

Available for $19.99 (MSRP) for PC and MAC®, Spore Creepy & Cute Parts Pack expands the world of the ground-breaking video game, Spore, by giving players even more tools to unleash their creativity. Fans can play with more than 100 new components to create any creature they desire – from grotesque creatures with tuberous eyes and thorny armor plates to cartoon-style characters with big eyelashes. Spore Creepy & Cute Parts Pack will include 60 new creature parts, 48 new paint options and 24 new animations – including the robot, hoe-down, moonwalk and more!

Recently distinguished as one of TIME magazine’s “Best Inventions of the Year,” Spore gives players their own personal universe in a box. Create and evolve life, establish tribes, build civilizations, sculpt entire worlds and explore a universe filled with creations made by other gamers. Spore gives players a wealth of creative tools to customize nearly every aspect of their universe: creatures, vehicles, buildings, and even spaceships.

To download a free trial of the Spore Creature Creator, please visit www.spore.com. For screen shots or more information about Spore, please visit our press web site at http://info.ea.com.

*Spore Creepy & Cute Parts Pack requires Spore or the full version of Spore Creature Creator.

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