• Online Co-Op: 4 Players
  • LAN Co-Op: 4 Players
  • + Co-Op Campaign
  • + Co-Op Modes
Darkspore Beta is Coming - Sign-ups are Live
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Darkspore Beta is Coming - Sign-ups are Live

It's been a couple months since we've heard much about Darkspore from developer Maxis. You may remember we did a couple of previews over the summer which included some screenshot and trailery goodness. Good news, though, for all of you hack-and-slash PC gamers: you can now sign up for the Darkspore beta! Sign-ups are on their website

Their description of the game's features are as follows:

  • Join the universe of Darkspore™, a fast-paced, sci-fi Action-RPG in which you battle across alien worlds to save the galaxy from the mutated forces of Darkspore.
  • Fight in co-op and solo battles against hordes of Darkspore enemies and bosses.
  • Collect an arsenal of living weapons - genetic heroes with different combat abilities - and upgrade them with tens of thousands of collectible body parts and armor.
  • Make your heroes truly unique and deeply customized in an enhanced version of the award-winning Spore Creature Editor.
  • Pit your customized, upgraded collection of heroes in PvP arena battles against other players.
  • Destroy the infestation of Darkspore and liberate the galaxy in a unique and highly replayable sci-fi action campaign.

We're definitely looking forward to seeing how the game handles. I don't know about you, but some of the Living Weapons sound very cool to me. Sage the Life Forester definitely speaks to the healer in me!

Source: Darkspore.com