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?

Rovio

Rovio is a global company on a mission to create world-class entertainment experiences with our games, animation, licensing and other businesses.

The company’s games business has developed dozens of titles since its founding as a student project in 2003, including Battle Bay, Nibblers, and uh, something to do with slingshots, stolen eggs and birds being really mad at green pigs. What was that one called again?

RSM UK LLP

RSM is a leading provider of audit, tax and consulting services to middle market leaders, globally.
 
With around 3,500 partners and staff in the UK and access to more than 43,000 people in over 120 countries across the RSM network, we can meet our clients’ needs wherever in the world they operate.
 

Russells Solicitors

Russells is a leader in the fields of entertainment and media law. The Digital Media and Technology Department provides a full range of advice on both contentious and non-contentious matters to individuals and businesses, from start-ups to multi-nationals, across all digital, gaming and social media platforms.

Ukie members can get a free initial consultation.

Contact Marine Cabour or call 020 7439 8692

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Saffery Champness

Since Saffery Champness was founded in 1855, experience has taught us how long-term planning can be the single biggest factor in achieving your financial, business and personal ambitions.
 
Our people are experienced professionals who understand the importance of getting the right tax and financial structures in place for you, in good time.

Ukie members receive 1 hour free consultation and lower fees.

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Scary Puppies

WHAT IS SCARY PUPPIES?

A games industry veteran of 35+ years, Gary Bracey has been involved in all aspects of the business and is now turning that experience to identifying, mentoring and assisting first-class games development studios in Europe.

Having been involved in every transition of the videogames cycle, from home computer to console to mobile to VR, Bracey has demonstrated an ability to identify and bring to market successful games, not only for the Western market but also Asia.

Scirra

Scirra Ltd was founded in May 2011 by brothers Ashley and Thomas Gullen. Scirra is based in Wandsworth, SW London. We love writing software for the challenge and the possibilities. We aim to increase what people expect from technology.

Our Software

Construct 2
Construct 2 is our flagship product. It is the next generation of programming-free game creation. It has been described by customers as "Photoshop for games". Learn more about Construct 2.

Secret Sauce

Secret Sauce has worked with many organisations, of differing sizes, to deliver PR, conferences, exhibitions, live Game Jams, product launches and themed evening events.

We work with incredible international and national organisations such as Epic Games, Sony Computer Entertainment Europe, Tenshi Consulting, Game Kettle, GameHorizon,  Abertay University and Aker Solutions (and many others), to promotional strategies, conferences, exhibitions, live Game Jams, product launches and themed evening events. 

SEGA Europe

As one of the leading interactive entertainment companies, SEGA cultivates creative talent worldwide with offices in America, Japan and our European HQ in London. Our acclaimed UK based studios include Sports Interactive and The Creative Assembly who are responsible for award-winning titles and iconic franchises such as Football Manager™, Aliens™, and the Total War™ series. Hardlight, the newest UK studio in the SEGA family, are the talented team behind Sonic the Hedgehog™'s latest adventures on mobile platforms Sonic Jump™ and Sonic Dash™.

Shanghai Venture Technologies

Shanghai Venture Technologies offers mobile game broker services. We currently possess a large pool of Chinese mobile publishers. The main business is to help western mobile developers find relevant Chinese/East Asian/South East Asian mobile publishers and vice versa. We have successfully connected a multitude of developers with publishers. Apart from this, we also offer game testing and localisation services. We achieved the exclusive localisation deal with Larian Studios in helping them localise their highly successful game Divinity Original Sin 2game into simplified Chinese.

Sharkbit

Combining years of experience, learning how to grow from scratch and utilizing industry knowledge, along with a supportive team, Sharkbit is here to help creators of games, esport media and events fulfill their goals and make their mark!


Services include:

 

  • PR
  • Events
  • Campaign Strategy
  • Mentoring and Support
  • Content Creation and Analysing
  • Brand Guidance and Promotion

Sheffield College

he Sheffield College is a general further education college.

Our mission is to transform lives through learning.

Our vision for 2021 is to become a consistently great college that puts our students at the heart of everything we do.

Our students get the qualifications and skills they need to go further in employment, careers, Apprenticeships, further training and university level courses.

Sheffield Hallam University

University which delivers excellent specialist courses in Computer Games technology and art at undergraduate and postgraduate level. The MSc Games Software Development course has been accredited under the Skillset Industrial Accreditation programme.We pride ourselves on producing graduates who are able and ready to deliver quality work in the games industry.

Silvertown

Silvertown was born more than a century ago. A place of invention, Silvertown led the way in nautical engineering and new ways of milling. Waterproof clothing and indersea cables were also born here.

Today, Silvertown is in the next stage of innovation and invention.

Silvertown will reinvent the ‘atelier’ on a grand scale – creating a place where people who make things, show and share them.

Simul

At Simul, we are passionate about creating virtual weather systems that mimic real world environments, to give a truly realistic gaming experience.

TrueSKY is the most advanced and reliable sky system available. The trueSKY SDK generates weather system data, updates it in real time. trueSKY creates volumetric cloud and atmospheric data on the GPU, and provides realtime access to the data via a lightweight API. The SDK is cross-platform and renderer-independent.

Six to Start

Founded in 2007, Six to Start is an independent games developer and entertainment company based in London. We've created games and apps for companies like the BBC, Channel 4, Penguin Books, eBay, and Muse; and we've conducted research and development for Disney Imagineering, CBS Interactive, Microsoft, and the British Museum.

Since 2011, Six to Start has focused on developing original smartphone games including Zombies, Run! and The Walk (co-created with Naomi Alderman).

Skara-Blade Remains

In a world broken apart by cataclysm, how long can you stay alive?

Fight for what’s left in Skara, the first versus fighting game of its kind.

Choose from among five races and join up to 16 players online to engage in close combat. Enjoy the freedom to customize your character’s look, equipment and fighting style. Then prepare for battle, be it for five minutes or five hours.

In Skara, actual players are the protagonists. Dominate Skara’s arenas individually or as part of warring factions.

Your actions will write Skara’s history.

Sketchbook Games

Sketchbook Games is a microstudio developing story focused platformer, Lost Words (originally called The Last Word), which is set inside a diary and sees players solving a variety of puzzles by dragging around the words on each page. Game designer Mark Backler has previously worked on games such as Harry Potter: Order of the Phoenix and Fable 2. Programmer Audrey Profit was formerly at Whispering Gibbon and Catton Bell. Concept artist Ross Burt has over 12 years experience from companies like the BBC, EA and Playfish.

Skillsearch

Skillsearch is a recruitment agency on a mission to provide top companies with top professionals within the IT industry. Skillsearch Digital is a specialist division of Skillsearch, established in 2010 in response to the rise in demand for talented specialists within the mobile and gaming arenas. Our highly- trained and highly-passionate team of Consultants actively recruiting for a vast range of roles within the arts and animation, mobile, gaming and interactive markets.

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