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?

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.

Slingshot Cartel

We work differently. We start with a small creative team, who focuses on the game design, the story, the look and style as its only priority, without the pressure’s that often inhibit this process. The sole purpose of this group is to build the foundations for an incredible gaming experience.

We then use our 60 years of experience and Associates to select the right development team for the job, bring in finance for the product through our investor networks and direct the entire production to launch and beyond

Soccer Manager

Soccer Manager is a large online multiplayer football management game. Their visitors are mostly made up of young to middle aged males who are interested in soccer.  Soccer Manager is the peoples game developed by soccer fans for soccer fans.  Soccer Manager is free for all and will always be free for all.

Sold Out Sales & Marketing

Sold Out combines a wealth of experience mixed in with youth to form its close knit team. Garry Williams is an industry veteran with over 30 years’ experience. After founding Mastertronic, Garry has re-established Sold Out alongside James Cato. James’ decades of sales experience gives Sold Out the ability to sell titles to every major distributor in the world. Sean Labode provides additional vision and innovation to Sold Out as Product Manager, alongside George Morgan whose years throughout retail and quality assurance have given him vast knowledge in the field.

Solihull College

Whether you are leaving school or an adult wanting to learn new skills, there are many opportunities for you at Solihull College. We offer a variety of professional and vocational courses, serving over 10,000 full and part-time students living and working across Solihull, Warwickshire and Birmingham. We will help prepare you for your next step into higher-level study or employment as we continue to surpass our most successful achievements year-on-year. We aim to find a place for everyone, with courses offered from beginner to degree-level.

Sony DADC Europe

Sony DADC is a leading disc and digital solution provider for the entertainment, education and information industries, offering world-class optical media replication services, digital and physical supply chain solutions and software services. The company’s network consists of service offices, optical media production, distribution and digital facilities in 19 countries worldwide.

Sony Interactive Entertainment Europe

At Sony Interactive Entertainment Europe Limited, we’re for the players. Since 1995, we’ve brought unbelievable experiences, incredible adventures and a cast of thousands into the homes of gamers worldwide – and sent players out into the world with whole universes in their hands.

Today we’re blazing a trail into the future of entertainment systems, games and apps with PlayStation 4, PlayStation 3 and PlayStation Vita. And we connect players to us and each other with services such as PlayStation Plus and PlayStation Network. 

Southampton Solent University

Southampton Solent University is all about creating opportunities: for its students, for its staff, for its partners. It offers expertise and experiences you couldn’t get anywhere else, opening doors and making introductions.

We’re focused on the practical side of higher understanding – giving our students the connections, experience and confidence to turn newfound knowledge into a career with real, meaningful impact. Whoever you are, whatever your goals, we want to help you make your mark.

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