Our members

Our members make us what we are. 

We represent over 450 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?

Konami Digital Entertainment GmbH

Established in Osaka, Japan in 1969 by Kagemasa Kozuki, KONAMI is one of the video game industry's biggest success stories. From its beginnings as a jukebox hire and repair shop, Kozuki-san - who is now Chairman of the Board of KONAMI Corporation, entered the field of entertainment and amusement arcade machines four years later.

Krotos

Krotos is based in Edinburgh, Scotland and creates unique audio software products for AAA game studios, film studios, and top-notch post-production companies worldwide. Our first product, Dehumaniser Pro, was launched November 2013 to rave reviews and since, the company has quickly grown in size whilst releasing numerous exciting products. As the brainchild of sound designer Orfeas Boteas, Krotos is always looking for ways to improve the post-production process while simultaneously making it fun for sound engineers.

Kuju

At Kuju, we are passionate about great games.

For over 15 years we’ve been one of the world’s leading independent video games developers. And we’re still pushing the boundaries of creativity and technology.

Kybele Studio

Kybele Studio is an interactive entertainment design and development company based in London's Tech City, the most renowned technological hub in Europe.

Kybele was one of the names of the Greek goddess of fertile nature and good harvests. She was also assimilated to productivity. Living up to those standards is Kybele Studio's mission statement.

KYM ENTERTAINMENT LTD

We create a web platform where game studios can extend game contents to players. Game production is generated by game studios. Multiple events can be extended from the original game contents. We manage our own branded events in esports and music, as well as partner ones which are integrated into our platform. Within our website and App, the studios, service providers and players will find the way to connect with each other. Players will find numerous game-based events to join in or even create their own ones with the others.

Free event tickets to Ukie members.

Lab42

Lab42 is a games and apps R&D outpost located in the heart of the UK’s game development hub of Leamington Spa.  Lab42 work up new games, designs and prototypes for social, casual games through to core experiences for mobile audiences.

Lab42 are led by a team of games industry veterans who have held senior positions at major publishers and developers around the world.

Laytons LLP

With two experts on board and with a combined experience of nearly forty years in the games industry, we understand the commercial aspects of this sector’s deals, how the law applies to them and are therefore able to provide tailored advice across multiple projects, as well as (when required) a strategic view on key commercial decisions. We are able to support and advise games companies across the full range of legal services to ensure that we remain a one-stop-shop for all of our client’s needs. 
 
We are a full service firm for legal services, as set out below:
 

LDN UTD

LDN UTD – co-founded by Oliver Weingarten (ex Premier League and F1) aims to help grassroots gamers take more of a path to pro, whilst aligning with societal benefits and social purpose. Getting off the streets to game and be educated is at the heart of LDN UTD’s ethos, as well as ensuring all gamers and the LDN UTD community are educated on health, nutrition and other life skills. Building community by gamers uploading content to our platform for fans to vote their favourite, with gamers invited to our event to try-out for the team, is central tenet of LDN UTD engaging with the community.

Leapfrog Digital

Leapfrog is a developer that stands out from the crowd. Sure the team at Leapfrog have been making games and apps for over 10 years with many highly succesful releases on our track record and yes we have worked with clients like Sky, the BBC, DirectTV, 505 Games and Nickeloden but that's not all we are about. Our focus is on delivering the product that you want and need for your business. 

Lee and Thompson LLP

As the videogames sector continues to expand and evolve, having proactive experts who are at the forefront of the latest developments and who know the industry inside out is crucial.  Lee & Thompson has several leading lawyers in the videogames space. We are recognized as the go-to firm by UK and international game developers, publishers and creative individuals. We are known for our high-quality legal advice as well as our commercial awareness and ability to identify and interpret market trends quickly and effectively.

Legendary Games

Legendary are award winning multi-platform, multi-player developers specialising in Unity and HTML5. The company has partner and proprietary 3D HTML5 (VR ready) technology that it uses for game and enterprise applications. Legendary developed Year 0 Tactics, winner of Tiga's social game of the year, the first 3D WebGL game for Facebook and the first multiplayer WebGL game on the Fire TV. Legendary believe in games where players can play directly with other players on any device, at anytime and anywhere.

Lick PR

Lick PR is a newly founded consumer PR Agency specializing in video games, consumer technology and event management. The company, established in March 2014 and based in central London. Bringing an energy and a passion to the industry that capitalizes on the team’s outstanding wealth of experience, dedication and fantastic relationships with both media and clients, Lick PR strives to create unique, creative, and highly successful consumer and specialist PR campaigns and events for clients of all sizes.

LightForge Academy

LightForge Academy is a new, dedicated learning environment for Games, Film & VFX. We aim to bridge the gap between education and industry through hands-on courses that lead to careers in exciting, dynamic industries. With bases in central London and Doncaster, S.Yorkshire we are perfectly located to shape, develop and guide the creative talent of tomorrow. lightforgeacademy.com 

Liquid Crimson

Liquid Crimson is a UK-based video production company, who specialise in supporting the games industry.

Our services include filming, editing, sound design and mixing trailers, featurettes, live events, etc as well as localisation, artist liaison, script-writing,

So we have a vast range of specialist skills and services to support games marketing and game development for publishers, developers and indie game studios.

Localize Direct

Founded in 2009 by CEO Christoffer Nilsson and CTO Mattias Wennerholm, LocalizeDirect offers quality solutions for more efficient game and app localization.

We’re dedicated to helping developers reach more global customers by localizing their games into multiple languages. Our products have received industry recognition and are used by an increasing number of development teams worldwide.

Since launching our first product LocDirect, a CMS for localization assets, we now offer a full suite of tools designed to help with all aspects of the localization process

London South Bank University

London South Bank University is one of London's largest and oldest universities.

Since 1892, we've been providing vocationally-relevant, accredited and professionally recognised education.

We're a cosmopolitan university with over 25,000 students drawn from over 130 countries. We received the highest possible rating for the quality of our education from the independent Quality Assurance Agency (QAA).

Lucid Games

Established in February 2011 by senior developers from Bizarre Creations, Lucid has set itself out to be a small team with big ideas and the skills to deliver them.

Our performance over the past few years has proved we are just that. We’ve successfully won contracts to build dynamic new IP, settled ourselves into a shiny new office in the heart of Liverpool’s creative quarter and completed a number of technically challenging work-for-hire contracts.

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