According to this CNET story, Maxis designer Thomas Vu has said that Spore will go gold in the coming week. The game is set for release on September 7, so good news. More through the link.
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Speaking with Joystiq, Spore producer Thomas Vu said that the space phase of the game is 15-20 hours long. He went on to say that the game only ends in one way meaning no matter your species lives the game end will be unchanged. That’s it, pretty much. By Mike Bowden