EA un-abandons Darkspore
After widespread media coverage of Darkspore's issues yesterday, EA has fixed the persistent errors, and the game has returned to Steam.
UPDATE 2: Darkspore has returned to Steam. There it is, available to buy, for £15. UPDATE 1: EA has responded to the Darkspore crisis, by stating on the game's official fourms that it was an error that's since been fixed.