Videos of “Spore” creatures are up on YouTube. Also Sporepedia is up.

While the game itself won’t be out until September, the creature creator will be released on June 17th. The folks at Maxis have already given it to some folks to try out including a bunch of celebrities that are competing to win money for a charity of their choice by designing a cool creature. Already there are some very interesting designs showing up on the Official Spore YouTube channel. Here are some of my favorites:

As you can see, the variations in form are pretty impressive and this doesn’t even include the editors for buildings and vehicles that the full game will come with.

They’ve also launched the Sporepedia which already has 739 creatures in it. This also shows off a wide range of forms, but is no substitute for seeing them in action. Can hardly wait for this game to come out.

And now for a little musical interlude…

YouTube user kirkslashspock came up with this interesting mash up between the old Star Trek cartoon and Pulp’s song Common People featuring William Shatner:

I don’t know if I’m more disturbed by the fact that I’m watching old Star Trek cartoon clips or that I actually enjoyed that song…

Found via Boing Boing.