The Gonzo Scientist

Flunking Spore

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Science  24 Oct 2008:
Vol. 322, Issue 5901, pp. 531
DOI: 10.1126/science.322.5901.531b

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The blockbuster video game Spore is being marketed as a science-based adventure that brings evolution, cell biology, and even astrophysics to the masses. But after grading the game's science with a team of researchers, the Gonzo Scientist has some bad news.