February’s Avatar Makes Its Appearance!

The Giratherium is here for the tournament prize for February!     This previously undiscovered cousin of the giraffe is the darling of evolutionary biologists and fantasy-lovers alike. Indigenous people once thought of Girafetherium as a “forest spirit,” sometimes seen only once in a person’s lifetime – a sign of good luck.   Win your way...Read More

New: December Species Avatar is Here!

The final avatar for 2019 is here — Pholidota Vulpus, or as we like to call her, the Pangolin Fox! This tiny, cat-sized fox sports a body of scaled armor to protect herself from predators.  She’s a ferocious little hunter that blends in well in her environment and ambushes her prey from a concealed location….

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Our Biggest Update Since Launch: Challenges!

We are so excited to announce the biggest update and feature to the Evolution digital board game, Challenges Mode! Will you adapt… or go extinct? Can you beat the Evolution Board Game using each trait only once? Can you win without eating from the Watering Hole? You’ll have to get creative if you want to beat these challenges!…

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November Nobel Avatar is Live!

November is Here!  Are you prepared to tackle the climb to the top? Discover the tiny but ferocious Sinosauropteryx when you reach Nobel Laureate in November, and show it off to your opponents! We like to think of this little guy as the bird-lizard hybrid of the prehistoric era. A small but a very effective…

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Rankings Get Real

Salutations, Explorers! We’ve got big changes going into effect for the start of the October Tournament Today.   Yes, we’ve got a gorgeous new Hackbill avatar for you Nobel Laureates to covet, but we’re also making two changes to ELO Scores: 1.  ELO score penalties for quitting games Players intentionally leaving a game will be treated as…

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October Nobel Avatar is Live!

Happy October, Explorers!  It’s a new month, and I’ve got an exciting field assignment for you!  This month, we’ll be searching for and documenting the elusive Hackbill! This incredible species has an enormous growth on its bill and dazzling plumage to impress his potential mates, and rows of sharp teeth for shredding its prey.  For…

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Evolution coming to Nintendo Switch!

The Evolution Board Game, the turn-based strategy game of adaptation from North Star Digital Studios, adapts to the Nintendo Switch™ ecosystem in early 2020.  To mark this event, the title is holding its biggest sale yet, with 40% off the game on the current platforms:  iOS,  Android and Steam.   Since its launch, the Evolution game...Read More

New Beta Starting: Challenges & Async Mode!

This is our biggest update to date, we’ve got two major features for you.  We’ll start them as a beta test to make sure they’re up to snuff before general release. Singleplayer Challenges & Leaderboard This a game mode with a unique objective to fulfill, that generally requires a different way to play.  For example, the…

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New Nobel Avatar is Here!

Greetings Explorers!  It’s another month and that means another four weeks to climb your way up the ranks to Nobel Laureate and unlock that super sweet new Species Avatar! For the month of September,  Nobel Winners will get the formidable Archaeopter-Rex!  We like to imagine this species like Archaeopteryx, except if he was… 7 metric…

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Evolution at PAX West and Exciting Updates!

Attention Pacific Northwest Evolution Fans!  North Star Games will be exhibiting at PAX West 2019 this year, with an exciting, EXCLUSIVE announcement to share! If you plan to be at PAX, Stop by booth #6119 on the 6th Floor to see what all the fuss is about.  If you can't make it to PAX, follow...Read More

Version 1.0.6 (1530) Patch Notes

Features: Kickstarter Backers can now play games using the Promo Traits Insectivore, Timid, and Trampling in Single Player Quick Play and Private Multiplayer Games. Access them through the Options Menu in both Game modes. Private Games- Premium users are able to invite free users to play with them for free in Private Games.   Kickstarter...Read More

Changes to April Tournament with Version 1.0.5!

Good day, explorers! We've been listening to all kinds of user feedback about the Evolution ranking system, and as mentioned in our recent patch notes, we've made some changes to the rankings, how they're displayed, and how you're rewarded for gaining them. As you may already know, global ranks reset each month, encouraging players to...Read More

Server Update (March 12th)

An update to the server has been pushed and includes the following fixes: Fixed an issue on the Last Round that was improperly reshuffling the deck and led to one player not having the same cards on the server as it would with the other clients. This led to the final score not being correct…

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Version 1.0.4 (1365) Patch Notes

Features: New Quality Settings for Mobile Devices: Low Quality- 720p without animated plants and ambiance effects for performance on low end mobile devices. Normal Quality- 1080p resolution, without animated plants and background effects, will reduce power draw and overheating on Android devices High Energy- Includes animated plants and effects.  Looks the best but will use...Read More

Base Camp Field Report #1

Congratulations, Biologists, Base Camp is Open! We are so excited to announce the successful launch of Evolution : the Video Game!   On Tuesday, February 12,  (auspiciously, the birthday of Charles Darwin) Evolution hatched into the world with wobbly legs and bright eyes.  While Evolution did have a few stumbles, overall it has been an...Read More

Evolution Launch Date Announced

Adapting February 12th! The last few months have been especially exciting for our beta community, with the addition of rankings, simul-play, and campaign mode, but now there’s something to be excited for even if you’re not a beta tester: Evolution has set a public release date! On February 12th, 2019 you’ll be able to explore Evolution Island,...Read More
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Rankings are Live

See how you stack up! Rank up in Single Player or Multiplayer Climb the career ladder from a lowly Field Intern to a Nobel Laureate Earn new Species Designs as you rank up In a nutshell: Every win earns one Discovery (Singleplayer or Multiplayer) Four Discoveries earns a promotion Earn a Bonus Discovery for every...Read More
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