the game is spore and this are the requirements:
FOR WINDOWS XP
* 2.0 GHz P4 processor or equivalent
* 512 MB RAM
* A 128 MB Video Card, with support for Pixel Shader 2.0
* The latest version of DirectX 9.0c
* At least 300MB of hard drive space for installation, plus additional space for created creatures.
I don't think its possible I can't play it because its a recent desktop and a pretty good one 2, what could be the problem?