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?

Staffordshire University

 
Staffordshire University, in the heart of England, offers leading courses in Entertainment Technology, including Games Technology, Visual Effects, Film and Music.

In the Faculty of Art and Creative Technology, the Games Design program area has been offering undergraduate, and post graduate degrees since 2004. We provide a forward thinking, complete digital learning environment, which focuses on games development from day one, and helps students to build a portfolio of games which they can put your name to by the time they graduate.

State of Play Games

State of Play creates lovingly crafted games & animations.

Established in 2008, State of Play’s work has won a number of international awards.

Headed by Luke Whittaker, who mostly does the art, design and animation, co-founder Katherine Bidwell, and developer/technical genius Daniel Fountain, we’re a small team who love what we do. When possible we work with people from all over the creative industries.

Steel Media

Founded by journalists with a focus on quality editorial, Steel Media is the publishing company behind PocketGamer.co.uk, PocketGamer.biz, Quality Index, AppSpy and more. We also product customer magazines in partnership with a variety of blue chip companies, supply editorial content for syndication, and have the most dextrous thumbs this side of the orangutan infested jungles of South East Asia.

Stick Sports

Stick Sports Ltd is an independent games developer and publisher, producing online and mobile sports games.

From our offices in London and Sydney we design and build sports games for sports fans.

Our first game – Stick Cricket – originally launched in 2004 was designed to be easy to pick up yet fiendishly difficult to master.

Combining simplistic graphics and fast gameplay Stick Cricket has gone on to record over 1 billion plays from 100 million players to become a classic.

Storienteer

Storienteer is a powerful way to create and share mixed reality content. We want to see the world layered with adventure and magic, and we’re providing a platform where you can do just that.

Augmented reality
Place virtual objects in the real world, on any smartphone. No weird goggles needed.

Location-based
Use geolocation and other map-based data, like terrain type and proximity.

3D models
Embed animated 3D models as virtual characters and props that players can interact with.

Studio Output

In a world filled with competing messages, it’s easy for your audience to switch off. We believe good design makes the difference. It’s what gets your brand noticed, and talked about for the right reasons.

We work with clients who, like us, recognise the commercial value in creative thinking and good design. We take a business problem and create a solution that meets your audience’s needs and your brand’s ambitions. Our work distils the character of a brand, to make it thrive on any platform.

System 3

Formed in 1982 by Mark Cale, System 3 is recognised as one of the founding pioneers of the gaming industry and as a name synonymous with producing original genre defining gaming concepts year on year. System 3 stands proud as the last surviving British Independent Publisher from those grass roots years.

Tag Games

Tag Games create games for the biggest gaming platforms on the planet – mobile, tablet and handheld. With a reach of over four billion potential players mobile gaming has the power to entertain you.

TAKEOFF

TAKEOFF is a progressive and forward-thinking creative agency that delivers content of the highest quality. It comes with the territory that in our role as a creative agency we are accomplished in a multitude of engaging and contemporary disciplines. Our simple yet powerful approach of listening, thinking, and then solving the key issues set out in your brief is what allows us to deliver the services you require on time, within budget and always exceeding expectations.

Talespinners

Talespinners is a provider of story and narrative services, helping development studios of all shapes and sizes to devise and strengthen their game’s story. Whether polishing scripts ahead of recording, troubleshooting a tricky scene, or crafting plot and characters alongside the dev team, our team of experienced writers thoroughly enjoy digging into a variety of projects and creating impactful stories, characters and dialogue that resonate with players.
 
Our services include:

Tandem Events

With over 30 years of experience in organising market-leading exhibitions, conferences and events across a number of industry sectors, the team behind Tandem know what makes a successful event fly.

Our innovative approach to event creation and management is tailored to suit the ever-changing needs of the markets we serve.

By bringing business communities together, each of our events offers unique, face-to-face commercial and networking opportunities.

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Tangentix

GameSessions provides a new way of marketing PC games, through free trials, rentals and purchases. With our custom compression and DRM technology users are able to download free trials of PC games easily and securely, with the option to rent or buy the game at any point, transferring saved progress to Steam.

Target Media

Established since 1990, Target Media are a ROI focussed media agency who specialise in delivering innovative and creative media strategies across all media channels. Our focus is to ensure we provide clients with the best possible return for their investment at all times.

Target Media are experts in 'launch strategies' achieving maximum cut-through and impact with small to medium sized budgets. We ensure that client's receive the highest standard of client service through a culture of excellence with people, systems, and experience.

We are driven by our clients success.

Team 17

We are a fully independent video game developer and games label responsible for the Worms™ series.

One of the longest running privately owned independent games companies in the world. Team17 ‘Games Label Programme’ supports and helps games creators all around the world to bring their games to market across all gaming platforms.

Team17 is pioneering the way games creators work with publishing partners in a digital world. Team17 have released over 70 games across numerous gaming platforms with sales in excess of 65 million units.

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