"During the 2010 EA studio showcase at the publisher’s headquarters in Redwood City, California, a creature rose from the shadows. That beast was revealed to be Darkspore, a spin-off of EA’s Spore franchise.
No release date has been attached to the sci-fi action role-playing game, but gamers wanting to learn the first details now have that opportunity. Today Maxis opened a beta program sign-up page for Darkspore. According to the page, signing up will grant users the ability to “be first to get details on the beta program,” a likely indicator that the beta isn’t coming anytime soon.