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The UK Game of the Show at Gamescom 2021

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The UK Game of the Show, in Partnership with Kwalee, will be a live digital event taking place during gamescom and devcom. 15 UK based games studios will be competing it out in a live showcase for the coveted UK Game of the Show award. The award showcases the creativity and skill of UK developers by highlighting a raft of UK developed, as yet unreleased games to publishers, investors and the media.

The winner of UK Game of the Show will also progress to represent the UK in EuroPlay games contest (think Eurovision for games!). Taking place on Thursday 26 August this live event, following the same format as its UK equivalent, will once again bring together some of the best developers from Europe to compete for the prize of EuroPlay Video Games Contest winner.

Register here and we will send you the stream links closer to the date.

  • Host: Mr Midas, Host & Creator of GGR on GRM Daily
  • Date: 24th August 2021
  • Time: 6:00pm BST
  • Location: Ukie Twitch, Ukie YouTube, Ukie Facebook & Ukie Twitter (Ukie will send you the links closer to the event)
  • Voting: Voting will be undertaken via a combination of a judging panel and public voting at the end of the showcase. The winning studio/game will then be announced live on Twitch, Facebook, YouTube and Twitter.

The Games

A full list of the games will be released on the official website in August: http://ukgotseuroplay.zohosites.com/

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Kwalee is an industry-leading multi-platform publisher made up of over 170 employees with offices all over the globe. Publishing on PC, Console, and mobile, Kwalee has achieved over 650,000,000 downloads across App stores in the hypercasual market with hit mobile games such as Draw It, Let’s be Cops 3D, Rocket Sky!, and more. More recently, Kwalee has also expanded into PC & Console publishing with a veteran team experienced in Premium Indie (III) and AAA chart-topping hits.

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Loading Bar

Based in London and Brighton, Loading Bar is a venue that offers patrons the opportunties to play games consoles (old & new), classic arcades and over 100+ board games.

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