Our members

Our members make us what we are. 

We represent almost 400 games businesses, from large format holders such as Microsoft, Sony and Nintendo and all the biggest global games publishers to promising small start-ups, rising stars and established bigger studios creating some of the best games in the world.

If you’re a businesses that makes or sells games in the UK or provides services or support to the UK games industry you can be part of the network. 

Why join Ukie?

Osborne Clarke

Osborne Clarke is widely recognised as the leading European law firm for the interactive entertainment industry.  We advise companies from every area of this sector ranging from global publishers to indie developers and have extensive experience of all of the legal and commercial issues that they face, including:

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Oury Clark

Oury Clark specialise in helping businesses set up in the UK. We are a truly unique and boutique firm delivering services to the highest standards whilst keeping commerciality and efficiency at the core of our philosophy.

Solicitors
Oury Clark Solicitors was founded in 1997. Based primarily in central London, thanks to its close links with Oury Clark’s other associated businesses, it is ideally placed to provide clients with a uniquely integrated service.

Outright Games

We’re a family business making family entertainment. We combine our passion for quality licences and brands with our expertise and ability to create high-quality video games that feature all your favourite characters and are outright fun for the whole family to play.

We are passionate about creating great games with quality licenses, as we understand the value of brands, and the relationships they share with consumers.

We use our expertise to create high-quality video games, combined with our ability to distribute on a global scale.

PaperSeven

PaperSeven specialises in:

  • GAMES DEVELOPMENT
  • INTERACTIVE ENTERTAINMENT
  • HIGH-QUALITY DIGITAL CONTENT

Games development is at the heart of it all – it’s what makes us tick. The senior team has over 50 years’ development experience across all platforms – from the world of F2P on mobile to AAA, premium products on console and PC.

We have enjoyed working for third parties over the years, but we are now more heavily focused on developing our own IP, and all the excitements that brings with it!

Payload Studios

Payload Studios is a British independent game studio founded by Russ Clarke to develop the ultimate exploration and combat game, TerraTech.

Studio history
Previously of London's Ideaworks mobile studio, Payload Studios founder Russ Clarke left London’s Ideaworks mobile studio to go on his very own indie adventure in 2012.

The end result was Payload Studios, with Russ pulling in his experience from working on beloved franchises like Metal Gear, Call of Duty, Resident Evil, Tomb Raider and Fable to create the first prototype for TerraTech.

Perpetual

In 2017, Perp Games was formed as the Video Game Publishing arm of Perpetual- Europe. Our journey into Video Games Publishing is an exciting one, at the cutting edge of video game technology and VR. It is incredible to be working with such talented developers on titles such as VR Karts, The Affected, Snow, Don’t Knock Twice, Radial G annd Fruit Ninja. Perp’s aim is to help developers, in any way possible, bring their extraordinary and exciting product to the market.

Piggyback Interactive

"There are guides to videogames and then there are Piggyback guides, justly renowned as immaculately researched and illustrated labours of love that dwarf the efforts of rival publishers in the genre." (The Guardian)

Fortunately for gamers, we publish our guides across a wide range of markets: North America, South America, the UK, Australia and New Zealand as well as France, Germany, Italy, Spain, Benelux, the Nordic Territories, Austria and Switzerland.

Pinewood Studios Group

The Pinewood Studios Group is a leading provider of studio and related services to the global film and television industry. Synonymous with world class British and international productions, the impressive heritage of its UK-based Pinewood and Shepperton Studios date back to the early 20th Century and are home to some of the most successful feature films and TV shows ever made.

Plan of Attack

Established by battle scarred industry veterans, Chris Clarke, Tricia Gray and Audra McIver, Plan of Attack is a full scale, world-wide marketing and communications agency, that handles marketing, public relations, community, social media and events.

Platform

Platform is a community of social gamers and esports enthusiast powered by lifestyle venues. We are opening our first venue in Central London in early 2019. Our hubs are specifically designed for social gaming experiences with high-end gaming setups, delicious food and drinks and weekly events. For brands within the industry, Platform is the perfect location for brand awareness, community and corporate events. Platform will also be hosting esports tournament with our partners and interested communities.

Player Research

Are players experiencing your game exactly how you’d anticipate? What issues lurk between your expectations and players’ actual experiences?

Player Research are industry-leading playtesting and user research specialists. Our clients employ our understanding of players and our cutting-edge research labs to gather actionable feedback on game usability and the player experience, toward the development of truly successful games.

PlayIgnite

PlayIgnite offers you a range of financial solutions to help you level up, on any format, and unlock your game's potential when you need it most. 

We have a range of products that can help you: 

WHAT IS IGNITION CAPITAL?

Using Ignition Capital, PlayIgnite can lend you money to spend on your marketing and UA

Playmob

Revolutionising giving, Playmob are enabling charities to fundraise through games. Playmob have developed a core technology, which connects in-game purchases to charitable giving and allows the player to view a collective of all the good they do, by playing games. The business wishes to be the central platform for game developers to quickly and easily connect to good causes, giving their players a real world positive link within playing their games. As well as providing the technology, we will be offering premium data analytical packages and services.

Playniac

Playniac create thinky games. We’ve been featured at Develop Indie Showcase, Game Connection 2013 Selected Projects, IndieCade 2012, IndieCade East 2013, IndieCade 2013, Geek 2014, GameCamp 6 & 7 and Radius Festival. We’ve been mentioned in print, online, in television media worldwide and even in UK Parliament. We’ve won industry support from NESTA, Adobe and Abertay Prototype Fund.

Playrise Digital

​The Playrise team members have had years of experience on a range of platforms and commercially successful titles. Our mission is to bring console-quality games to the iOS and Android mobile platforms.

​Our first game 'Table Top Racing' was launched on January 31st 2013 and our second game 'Baby Nom Nom' was launched August 1st 2013.

PlayStack

PlayStack is a new and exciting games ecosystem. Our experience in entertainment and finance combines to redefine the way in which games are funded, developed, enjoyed and shared.

PlayStack empowers its developers with a suite of light-overhead yet powerful technologies that underpin community and engagement, and delights its audiences with exceptional player experiences.

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