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Test Spore maker's Darkspore now

Open beta sign-ups begin.

Darkspore open beta sign-ups have begun.

Head over to the official website to put your name down.

Why? Darkspore is the next game from the makers of Spore. And it's very different - more akin to Diablo than Darwin's theory of evolution.

Plenty of Spore's ideas carry across, however, such as near limitless customisation of your hero creature.

Darkspore also has co-op for four people as well as multiplayer for the competitively minded.

Darkspore: do they mean blackhead?

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