Creatures is an open-ended game ? you play however you like to play. The game is set on a spaceship called the Ark that features six large environments, each with its own ecology, food chain and dangers. Life isn't always a breeze on the ship. Players will have to watch out for the mischievous Ettins and the nasty, disease-ridden Grendels who are intent on hurting the Norns. On the spaceship the players can construct vast machines that will automate tasks to help them protect and defend their Norns as well as keep them updated on their whereabouts. Also included is another spaceship called Capillata with even more environments, cool devices and possibilities. This makes a huge world to explore. Players can also join a huge community of users through the Internet with the Docking Station component of Creatures: Exodus.