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?

Payload Studios

Payload Studios is a British independent game studio founded by Russ Clarke to develop the ultimate exploration and combat game, TerraTech.

Studio history
Previously of London's Ideaworks mobile studio, Payload Studios founder Russ Clarke left London’s Ideaworks mobile studio to go on his very own indie adventure in 2012.

The end result was Payload Studios, with Russ pulling in his experience from working on beloved franchises like Metal Gear, Call of Duty, Resident Evil, Tomb Raider and Fable to create the first prototype for TerraTech.

Perpetual

In 2017, Perp Games was formed as the Video Game Publishing arm of Perpetual- Europe. Our journey into Video Games Publishing is an exciting one, at the cutting edge of video game technology and VR. It is incredible to be working with such talented developers on titles such as VR Karts, The Affected, Snow, Don’t Knock Twice, Radial G annd Fruit Ninja. Perp’s aim is to help developers, in any way possible, bring their extraordinary and exciting product to the market.

Piggyback Interactive

"There are guides to videogames and then there are Piggyback guides, justly renowned as immaculately researched and illustrated labours of love that dwarf the efforts of rival publishers in the genre." (The Guardian)

Fortunately for gamers, we publish our guides across a wide range of markets: North America, South America, the UK, Australia and New Zealand as well as France, Germany, Italy, Spain, Benelux, the Nordic Territories, Austria and Switzerland.

Pinewood Studios Group

The Pinewood Studios Group is a leading provider of studio and related services to the global film and television industry. Synonymous with world class British and international productions, the impressive heritage of its UK-based Pinewood and Shepperton Studios date back to the early 20th Century and are home to some of the most successful feature films and TV shows ever made.

Plan of Attack

Established by battle scarred industry veterans, Chris Clarke, Tricia Gray and Audra McIver, Plan of Attack is a full scale, world-wide marketing and communications agency, that handles marketing, public relations, community, social media and events.

Platform

Platform is a community of social gamers and esports enthusiast powered by lifestyle venues. We are opening our first venue in Central London in early 2019. Our hubs are specifically designed for social gaming experiences with high-end gaming setups, delicious food and drinks and weekly events. For brands within the industry, Platform is the perfect location for brand awareness, community and corporate events. Platform will also be hosting esports tournament with our partners and interested communities.

Player Research

Are players experiencing your game exactly how you’d anticipate? What issues lurk between your expectations and players’ actual experiences?

Player Research are industry-leading playtesting and user research specialists. Our clients employ our understanding of players and our cutting-edge research labs to gather actionable feedback on game usability and the player experience, toward the development of truly successful games.

PlayerLands

PlayerLands is a plug-in that lets developers and server owners run beautiful, profitable stores
selling in-game items and subscriptions. Set up requires zero technical knowledge, and comes pre-
integrated with the world’s leading payment partners. Stores can be up and running and taking
money in a few minutes.
It’s not just about the technology though. We also help customers grow their revenues, sharing
success stories from our connected community and demonstrating best practices, as well as

PlayerLands

PlayerLands is a platform that lets developers and server owners monetise their games by setting up secure in-game shops selling virtual goods and subscriptions.

We help developers make money from their games by giving them the tools they need to run a successful store, and offering tips for growing their business.

With large numbers of players using the platform, PlayerLands also helps with discoverability, letting gamers know about compatible games and servers they might like.

PlayIgnite

PlayIgnite offers you a range of financial solutions to help you level up, on any format, and unlock your game's potential when you need it most. 

We have a range of products that can help you: 

WHAT IS IGNITION CAPITAL?

Using Ignition Capital, PlayIgnite can lend you money to spend on your marketing and UA

Playmob

Revolutionising giving, Playmob are enabling charities to fundraise through games. Playmob have developed a core technology, which connects in-game purchases to charitable giving and allows the player to view a collective of all the good they do, by playing games. The business wishes to be the central platform for game developers to quickly and easily connect to good causes, giving their players a real world positive link within playing their games. As well as providing the technology, we will be offering premium data analytical packages and services.

Playniac

Playniac create thinky games. We’ve been featured at Develop Indie Showcase, Game Connection 2013 Selected Projects, IndieCade 2012, IndieCade East 2013, IndieCade 2013, Geek 2014, GameCamp 6 & 7 and Radius Festival. We’ve been mentioned in print, online, in television media worldwide and even in UK Parliament. We’ve won industry support from NESTA, Adobe and Abertay Prototype Fund.

PlayStack

PlayStack is a new and exciting games ecosystem. Our experience in entertainment and finance combines to redefine the way in which games are funded, developed, enjoyed and shared.

PlayStack empowers its developers with a suite of light-overhead yet powerful technologies that underpin community and engagement, and delights its audiences with exceptional player experiences.

Playtonic

Playtonic Games are an independent videogame developer, started by the creative talent behind some of the most popular platform games of the past (including Donkey Kong Country and Banjo-Kazooie).  Our aim is to bring fun games that everyone loves to play to new and old audiences alike across multiple platforms!

Playtra

Playtra was founded in 2018 by Dan Bernardo, former Vice-President Global
Creative for video tech darling, Unruly. With a track record of creating incredible
products, delivered by passionate, efficient teams. Dan is bringing all his
experience and love for games to Playtra. Playtra is, currently, a five strong team,
with a combined experience pool of more than 15 years in the gaming industry.
Games push the boundaries of what is possible in technology and art. Playtra

Pole to Win

Pole To Win was launched in 1994 as Japan's first independent test outsourcing company. We have since grown to become the leading global innovator of quality assurance, technology and language solutions from over 30 locations across three continents.

Pole To Win understands that no two clients are the same. We provide bespoke solutions in the service areas of Quality Assurance, Quality Engineering, Customer Experience, Localization and Audio Production.

Polygon&Pixel

We play games. We love games. We make games.

We do it for ourselves. We do it for our friends. We do it for anyone who enjoys gaming.

We’re a small team of individuals based in London and our goal is to be proud of our creations and make games that are fun to play.

We’ve only just started out, so follow our progress on social networks or get in touch if there’s anything you’d like to know.

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