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Creature Labs and Motorola align to develop wireless Sea-Monkeys
20 February 2001
Creature Labs earns new CFO
22 January 2001
More appointments at the Labs
1 December 2000

Williams joins Creature Labs
23 November 2000

Games Luminary Les Edgar joins board

1 November 2000

New investment for Creature Labs
26 October 2000

Creatures Playground nominated
4 October 2000

Snowman publishing deals announced
2 October 2000

Creatures get Cubed!
15 September 2000

Creatures escape onto the World Wide Web
3 September 2000

Creatures Labs Announce Two Major Publishing Deals with Havas & Encore Software
3 September 2000

Creature Labs to set up mobile laboratory at ECTS

29 August 2000

Creature Labs announce David Clipsham as Chairman
3 July 2000
Creatures Playground gets first outing at E3 in Los Angeles
5 May 2000

Instant Life® meets Virtual Life
as Creature Labs signs
Sea-Monkey® agreement

6 April 2000

Creature Labs announce "Beasts"
23 February 2000

Do Androids dream of electric sheep?
23 February 2000
CyberLife re-invents itself as "Creature Labs"
12 January 2000





PRESS RELEASE - 6 May 2000

Creatures Playground gets first outing at E3 in Los Angeles

May 2000 - UK-based games developer Creature Labs will be giving Creatures Playground its first whirl on the demo stand at the Electronic Entertainment Expo in Los Angeles this year. Creatures Playground is the second installment in the Creatures Village range of titles aimed at younger players and is driven by the company's unique CyberLife Technology.

Creatures Playground is a unique PC CD-ROM title created for inquisitive children from the age of four to ten years old. The game once again stars the Norns, a cute collection of virtual life creatures, who are born from eggs and can then be nurtured and taught in a bright and colourful fairground environment.

The CyberLife technology ensures that the Norns think for themselves and learn from experience. Bold, colourful graphics invite play and exploration, helping to build children's skills for unstructured and creative play.

Creatures Playground is a never-ending fairground for children to explore. Like the first in the series, Creatures Adventures, the fun begins in the nestery where you hatch your first baby Norn, give it a name and start exploring. The game offers an huge variety of locations and activities, from a costume design workshop to an alien space station - from a scary swamp to carnival rides with a build-it-yourself rollercoaster.

For those who have already purchased Creatures Adventures, the two games are designed to link together to offer a giant play area for your Norns! You'll even get extra bonus areas when you join the games together, including the Village Square, special bonus rooms and extra activities.

More Features

  • 15 great locations plus and extra 2 bonus locations when you join the game with Creatures Adventures!
  • Two brand new Norn breeds giving you a choice of 6 different breeds!
  • More exciting rides, activities and games than ever before!
  • Lots of scope for creativity with a Print Shop and Costume Design area, plus the exciting Mad Labs where you can turn your Norns into a mouse or a toy car and much, much more!

Creatures Playground will be available on PC CD-ROM from Mattel Interactive later this year.

Creature Labs is the developer of the highly successful Creatures range of computer games that have sold more then 1 million copies world-wide. Creature Labs' technology creates intelligent and believable life forms through the modelling of the underlying biological structures that give way to life-like behaviour in the real world. The company approaches the problem through simulation implementing their own unique software which is ideally suited to the construction and modelling of large-scale virtual worlds inhabited by hundreds of thousands of living characters.

For further information about Creatures Labs, please contact:


Peter Noble PR
Telephone: +44 [0] 207 794 2302

Peter Noble
Melinda McKay
Creature Labs

Telephone: +44 [0] 1223 727038
Lisa de Araujo
, marketing manager