Millennium Interactive

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Millennium Interactive
Private Company
Industry Video games
Fate Bought by Sony in 1997 and became SCE Studio Cambridge
Successor SCE Studio Cambridge
Defunct July 4, 1997 (1997-07-04)
Headquarters Cambridge, United Kingdom

Millennium Interactive, Ltd. was a Cambridge-based company responsible for titles such as Rome: Pathway to Power, The Adventures of Robin Hood, James Pond, Defcon 5, Deadline and most notably, Creatures. Another notable title is Strike II, a sci-fi air combat simulation game.[1]


The company was founded by Michael Hayward, Tony Beckwith, Ian Saunte in 1988. In 1993, Steve Grand began developing a project based on artificial life. In November 1994, Cyberlife was established to further the development of Steve Grand's concept for artificial life game. By November of 1996, there are 10 people in this department. On July 4 1997, the Millennium development studio, along with several of the projects in development, was sold to Sony Computer Entertainment and renamed to SCE Cambridge Studio.