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Hello Games Addresses No Man's Sky's Comparisons To Spore

by Ben Hanson on Dec 31, 2014 at 08:30 AM

Throughout our month of coverage for the ambitious sci-fi exploration game No Man's Sky from Hello Games, I've noticed a lot of people commenting on how it reminds them of 2008's Spore from Maxis. While visiting Hello Games in England, we spoke to the studio's founder Sean Murray about that direct comparison and why people are connecting these two (wildly different) procedurally-generated games.

Watch the video below to learn what Murray thought of Spore, how that game's reputation has affected No Man's Sky's reception, and what he sees as the future of procedural generation.

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