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UK Game of the Show - Games Announced!

We're excited to announce the finalists for UK Game of the Show at gamescom 2020. 

Ukie received an overwhelming number of applications for this year's UK Game of the Show at gamescom, 15 of which have been selected as finalists to take part. 

The UK Game of the Show, taking place 24th August at 6pm, will be a live digital event . The finalists below will be competing it out in a live showcase for the coveted UK Game of the Show award, sponsored by Barclays. 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 the UK Game of the Show will also progress to represent the UK in the inaugural EuroPlay games contest, taking place on Friday 28 August. This live event, following the same format as its UK equivalent, will bring together some of the best developers from Europe to compete for the prize of EuroPlay games contest winner.

Register to attend the UK Game of the Show here. 

UK Game of the Show Finalists 

Click on each resprective image below to find out more about the studios and games taking part in this year's UK Game of the Show at gamescom. 

Amicable Animal (SOLAS)

Auroch Digital (Mars Horizon)

Codemasters (DIRT 5) 


Huey Games (Wreckout) 

Junkfish Ltd (Monstrum 2) 

Just Add Oil (Road to Guangdong)

Playtra Games (Grid Fight - Mask of the Goddess) 

Pretty Digital (Kissy Kissy!) 

ScribbleScape (This is Reality) 

Shotgun Mango (Frog Island) 

Thunderbox Entertainment (The Captain is Dead) 

UsTwo (Alba: A Wildlife Adventure)

Level 91 Entertainment (Inertial Drift)

Phigames (Recompile) 

Register for the live event - 24th August 


Event Partner 

At Barclays, we’re playing our part to help the UK Games Industry grow and develop.

We see the positive impact that games can have in bringing communities together, inspiring creativity and building an environment to learn.

That’s why we…

• Offer innovative products designed for developers including our tax credit loan

• Support businesses to connect, innovate and grow with our Eagle Labs network

• Partner with games and esports industry leaders

• Help games developers at all levels from grassroots up

Website https://labs.uk.barclays/gamestech