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?

ACM

ACM is a specialist provider of creative industries education. Performers, producers, songwriters, artists, technical services personnel, business executives, entrepreneurs and games developers are taught across 3 campuses in Guildford, London and Birmingham. 

AIM Awards

Apprenticeship End Point Assessment Organisation with a specialist interest in the creative industries. Our flagship qualifications are the Level 3 Diploma and Extended Diploma in Games, Animation and VFX Skills (Tech Level), designed and maintained in partnership with employers across the games, animation and vfx industries. We work closely with The NextGen Skills Academy to support further education centres to deliver the qualifications with input from industry.

Bird & Bird LLP

Bird & Bird is a leading international law firm headquartered in London.  With such a rich heritage in technology, IP and media, as well as broad international reach through our 29 offices and wider international network, the firm is ideally placed to advise on the full range of issues affecting the video games sector.
 

British Esports Association

The British Esports Association is a not-for-profit organisation designed to support and promote esports in Britain, with a focus on the grassroots level.

The aim is not to push esports as a sport, or as a rival to traditional sport, but as a credible activity in its own right which can have positive cognitive and other benefits when done in moderation. Esports also promotes teamwork and communication, develops communities and provides jobs. See our careers advice section here.
Our three aims are to: 

Cambridge Regional College

UAL Level 3 Diploma/Extended Diploma in Creative Media Production & Technology (Games Development)

Level 3 Games Development at Cambridge Regional College firmly places students on their first steps into the games industry. Learners will gain experience with multiple tools, software and processes in order to learn how to design, develop and publish their very own games.

Canterbury Christ Church University

The School of Media, Art and Design at Canterbury Christ Church University is one of the longest-established schools of its kind in the UK and is celebrating its 38th anniversary this year. We offer undergraduate programmes in games design, television, radio, film, digital media, graphic design, photography, journalism, media and communication and public relations; an MA by Research; and PhD research supervision in Media and Cultural Studies and Film Studies. Our programmes integrate theory with practice and creativity with professionalism.

Cloud9

Cloud9 (C9) is an American eSports organization, which fields teams in Rocket League, League of Legends, Counter-Strike: Global Offensive, Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft, Super Smash Bros. Melee, H1Z1, Fortnite, Clash Royale, Overwatch, Rainbow Six: Siege[1], and PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds.

Code Kingdoms

Code Kingdoms teaches Computer Science and programming in a way that’s fun for kids. Kids design their own game levels with real JavaScript code they then share and challenge friends with. 

Kids even write the game's code with us. Help us on our journey by playing the test version and providing feedback before we officially launch in December 2014. 

De Montfort University

De Montfort University (DMU) offers the perfect combination of award-winning teaching, world-class facilities and a fantastic student experience. We are proud to have leapt into the top 50 UK universities with the best employment rates and the top 40 UK universities for student satisfaction.

Based in Leicester, in the heart of England, DMU is a vibrant, multicultural hub of creativity and innovation that never surrenders to convention. We provide a supportive learning environment in which our students are encouraged to hone their skills, be creative and defy the status quo.

Dignitas eSports UK

Our goal is to further develop our reputation as one of the best and most professional gaming teams in the world.

Team Dignitas was formed in September 2003, after the merger of two excellent Battlefield 1942 teams. The new ‘Dignitas’ Battlefield team went on to be very successful and after attending CeBIT (2004) we held discussions with ABIT and within a few months we had secured our first sponsor.

DLA Piper

DLA Piper is a global law firm with lawyers located in more than 40 countries throughout the Americas, Europe, the Middle East, Africa and Asia Pacific, positioning us to help clients with their legal needs around the world.

We strive to be the leading global business law firm by delivering quality and value to our clients.

We achieve this through practical and innovative legal solutions that help our clients succeed. We deliver consistent services across our platform of practices and sectors in all matters we undertake.

Eaton Smith LLP

Eaton Smith has had a long association with the video games industry and has for many years been providing assistance to one of the world’s largest video games publishers/developers.

As part of our wider commercial services which we offer to clients, we are able to provide advice and assistance in this sector, whether you are a developer or publisher, licensor or prospective licensee.

We are able to prepare or advise on issues concerning, amongst other things:

Edge Esports Ltd.

Edge Esports connects games, teams, leagues and brands to each other using smart contracts.

We have provided consultancy services to brands like adidas, Mishcon de Reya and the Royal Bank of Canada.

We have connected sponsors like Three Mobile, Four Star Pizza and Lucozade to esports properties.

We connect players to professional teams like Lightning Pandas.

We have run influencer campaigns for brands like EA, Epic Games, HyperX and Netease.

 

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