Nine Months Later And SimCity Is A Bust

I love watching the streets of SimCity 2013. The cars and people zipping by, streets stretching to the horizon. Look too closely or zoom out too far, and the game's problems are impossible to miss. I'd stay on those streets forever if I could, but there's a review to update. » 12/20/13 12:36pm 12/20/13 12:36pm

Beam Down With New Space-Opera-Themed Spore Galactic Adventures Trailer

This new 1950s-style trailer for Spore Galactic Adventures is heavy on the space-operatic bombast... and it's getting me intrigued. Especially the part about turning giant monsters into ginormous chaos. » 5/04/09 11:30am 5/04/09 11:30am

Cool and Crap Awards of the Week

At least two things happened last week in the worlds of science fiction and science. One was cool and the other was crap.

Coolest way to generate new technologies for colonizing the solar system while also demonstrating once again that China and India represent the future of the world: Last week, India's Chief of… » 6/21/08 2:49pm 6/21/08 2:49pm

Spore's Creature Creator Lets You Seed the Galaxy with Life

Spore, the upcoming 6+-years-in-the-making project from Will Wright (Sim City, The Sims, and Sim everything else) is releasing its fabulous alien species design tool, the Creator Creator today as a free download. Spore is Sim-Rise-of-Intelligent-Life-In-The-Galaxy, and it is a fountain of scifi awesomeness. I've… » 6/17/08 8:00am 6/17/08 8:00am