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The Wright Stuff SPORE UGC Contest

The Wright Stuff SPORE UGC ContestDeadline: December 5, 2008

At this year's Spike Video Game Awards, Will Wright will receive the first-ever Gamer God award as a testament to his contributions to the electronic gaming medium, from the simulation genre creating SIMCITY and its subsequent sequels, to the more than 100 million unit selling THE SIMS franchise, to his latest masterpiece, SPORE, which garnered the Producers Guild of America 2007 Vanguard Award, a POPULAR MECHANICS Breakthrough Award and a POPULAR SCIENCE Best of What's New Award.

To help celebrate Wright's latest achievement, Spike and EA are teaming up to celebrate the creativity of Spore with "The Wright Stuff SPORE UGC" contest. The grand prize is a VIP trip for two to this year's VGAs and some one-on-one time with Wright.

Using in-game tools in SPORE, or the SPORE Creature Creator (trial edition and complete), Spore players can upload their most creative and entertaining 60 second movie to http://www.spike.com/group/spore/landingpage through December 5. A panel of judges, including Wright, will then select the best video. The winner and a guest will receive round trip airfare, two nights' hotel stay, and ground transportation for the 2008 Spike Video Game Awards on Sunday, December 14 in Culver City, California.

For official rules visit http://www.spike.com/group/spore/rules.

The sixth annual VGAs will bring together megastars from the worlds of video games, Hollywood, music, sports and more to celebrate the outstanding achievements within the video game industry over the past year. The two-hour show will premiere live on Spike TV Sunday, December 14 at 9 p.m., ET/PT (tape delay West Coast) from Sony Picture Studios in Culver City, California.

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