Guerrilla Cambridge

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Guerrilla Cambridge
Formerly
  • Starclear Software Limited (1989)
  • Logotron Entertainment Limited (1989–1992)
  • Millennium Interactive Ltd. (1992–1997)
  • SCEE Cambridge (1997–2012)
Subsidiary
Industry Video game industry
Fate Dissolved by parent
Founded 27 July 1989; 29 years ago (1989-07-27)[1]
Founders
  • Michael Hayward
  • Tony Beckwith
  • Ian Saunter
Defunct 12 January 2017 (2017-01-12)
Headquarters Cambridge, England
Parent
Website www.worldwidestudios.net/cambridge

Guerrilla Cambridge (formerly Millennium Interactive Ltd. and later SCEE Cambridge) was a British video game developer based in Cambridge, England. Founded in 1989 by Michael Hayward, Tony Beckwith and Ian Saunter, the company was primarily known for developing the MediEvil series on the original PlayStation and the PlayStation Portable.

History[edit]

Former Millennium Interactive logo, 1993–1997

On 4 July 1997, the Millennium development studio, along with several of the projects in development, was sold to Sony Computer Entertainment and renamed to SCEE Cambridge Studio. 12 games were developed under this new name, which spanned across the first three PlayStation home consoles and the PlayStation Portable. Among these were three MediEvil games, two for the PlayStation and one for the PlayStation Portable. They also contributed to multiple other games including Killzone 2, Heavenly Sword and PlayStation Home.

On 10 January 2012, Sony Computer Entertainment restructured Cambridge as a subsidiary of Guerrilla Games, primarily to develop Killzone games for the PlayStation Vita.[2] Sony Computer Entertainment then rebranded the studio as Guerrilla Cambridge.[3] On 12 January 2017, Sony confirmed the closure of Guerrilla Cambridge.[4]

Games developed[edit]

Year Title Platform
As SCEE Cambridge
1997 Beast Wars: Transformers PlayStation
Frogger
1998 MediEvil
2000 MediEvil 2
2001 C-12: Final Resistance
2003 Primal PlayStation 2
Ghosthunter
2005 MediEvil: Resurrection PlayStation Portable
2006 24: The Game PlayStation 2
2009 LittleBigPlanet PlayStation Portable
2010 TV Superstars PlayStation 3
As Guerrilla Cambridge
2013 Killzone: Mercenary PlayStation Vita
2016 RIGS: Mechanized Combat League PlayStation 4

References[edit]

  1. ^ "CREATURE LABS LTD. - Overview (free company information from Companies House)". beta.companieshouse.gov.uk. 
  2. ^ Crossley, Rob (10 January 2012). "Sony closes and restructures two UK studios". Develop. NewBay Media. Retrieved 16 June 2017. 
  3. ^ Zuylen, Victor (24 December 2012). "Happy Holidays from Guerrilla Games!". PlayStation Blog. Sony Interactive Entertainment. Retrieved 16 June 2017. 
  4. ^ James, Batchelor (12 January 2017). "Guerrilla Cambridge to close". GamesIndustry.biz. Gamer Network. Retrieved 16 June 2017.