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?

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.

Ludus Magnus

Ludus Magnus are a UK registered charity which helps young people develop their skill sets to advance in life. They help those who are disadvantaged (i.e. NEETs, the unemployed), people with communication & literacy needs and disabilities and those who live in deprived areas through ALVIE®, Accelerated Learning Via Interactive Entertainment/Education.

Magic Notion

Magic Notion is an independent game developer based in Guildford in the United Kingdom.

Our aim is to make unusual and inclusive games that respect our customers, and give them maximum entertainment for their money. 

Game Development We love to entertain. Make you happy. Play with your expectations. Make you think.

We make games because we love to engage our audience and craft experiences that truly involve the player.

Magnetic Arcade

Founded by Megan Van Beveren and Robert Carone, Magnetic Arcade is a start-up independent game studio in London focused on the development of games in VR. Our aim is to create VR games that push the medium forward and reach a broad audience using a combination of strong esthetics and elegant mechanics. Currently we are focused on development of our first game, Speed Ultra, to be released in 2020.

Make Real

We make immersive digital products. We make state-of-the-art immersive experiences for use at work, at home and on the move. This helps you test and meet emerging customer needs, gaining many business benefits, including PR. Our contribution is to help you explore and define needs, and to deliver product on time, to budget and with high impact and quality.

Marchsreiter Communications GmbH

Established in 2005 in Munich, we’re proud to offer our clients the world’s leading Interactive Entertainment PR agency network, including carefully selected partners in the U.S. and Canada, France, the UK, Poland, Russia, Italy, Spain, Benelux, the Nordics, Korea, Japan, China, Taiwan, and Turkey.

We offer all-round solutions, both for our home market in German-speaking territories as well as world-wide. Our clients regularly show their appreciation by choosing us to be their campaign’s lead agency.

Martin Tripp Associates

Martin Tripp Associates is a London based executive search consultancy. We recruit transformational leaders and had a 96% success rate in the last financial year.

We believe the UK interactive entertainment industry deserves the most passionate and most thorough recruitment approach possible. We are constantly educating ourselves to ensure our knowledge remains market-leading and welcome every opportunity to discuss and share that knowledge.

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Marvelous Games

Founded in April 2012, Marvelous Europe is the European based publishing operation of Marvelous Inc., overseeing operations for all European territories as well as South Africa, Australia, New Zealand and the middle east. Marvelous Europe has been responsible for publishing games across various platforms, including mobile, handheld consoles and PC. Marvelous Europe is a 100% wholly-owned subsidiary of Tokyo-based Marvelous Inc., a publicly-traded company listed on the Tokyo Stock Exchange.

Matata Corporation UK Limited

Matata was founded by Enrico Pitono, Irna Rasad, and Gunawan Pramono in 2012. The trio was the force behind Matata's debut game, Eggward's Lab, that had successfully position itself in the Top 5 board games in South East Asia and New Zealand within a month of its launch. Located in Richmond, UK and Jakarta, Indonesia, Matata focuses in mobile game development that sets the industry standard of pure gaming satisfaction.

Matt Spall Consulting Limited

Matt Spall consulting is a one-stop project delivery service from industry veteran, Matt Spall.

While the company is a bespoke game development provider, it also offers ancillary services associated with project management, specialising in early stage product specification, delivering detailed requirement documentation with significant disambiguation methodologies, and late stage disaster recovery and trouble-shooting/axeman services.

The company will always look favourably in its pricing where a mutual connection to UKIE exists.

Maximum Games

Maximum Games is a full service publisher of entertainment software around the world. We deliver premier, cross-generational console and digital titles that span the genre spectrum – from action, sports, and FPS to family-friendly puzzle games, mysteries, and arcade games.

Everyone should enjoy video games, and we believe there is a gamer to be found in all of us.

MCM Expo Group

MCM Expo Group hosts the UK’s largest and most popular Comic Con pop culture events and Memorabilia Collectors shows. London Comic Con May & October, Midlands Comic Con February, Birmingham Comic Con March & November, Manchester Comic Con July Scotland Comic Con September and Memorabilia Birmingham March & November. MCM events provide unique access and amazing personal experiences for consumers. We help grow every participating industry by providing direct access to passionate fans who are very active on all forms of social media.

Mechabit

Mechabit is a UK based indie game studio set up in 2013 by Kevin Tsang.

Our focus is on accessibility, creativity and innovation. We've entered several games into Virtual Reality game competitions including Chicken Walk, ElementL and Neuralgia and we're releasing our first commercial game (Kaiju Panic) on Steam and Xbox One in 2015. Kaiju Panic has been in development for over a year and has received many positive reviews online and at game exhibitions including EGX Rezzed, Insomnia and Tokyo Game Show.

Media Molecule

Hello! We are Media Molecule, and we make games!

We’re a video game development studio based in Guildford in the UK, and a proud member of the PlayStation Worldwide Studios. We are the creators of the multi-award winning games LittleBigPlanet,LittleBigPlanet 2, Tearaway and we're currently building the next generation of Play, Create and Share for PlayStation 4.

Mediatonic

Mediatonic teams work for many months to design and build each game to achieve a creative vision that's original, compelling and fun. Once our games go live to the public, we then start to use analytics and business intelligence to understand how players are experiencing our games. Teams of people work tirelessly to improve every live game and develop the new content and features that keep our players entertained. We call this approach delivering Games as a Service because we're always listening to the gaming community and supplying new content.

Mercia Fund Management

Mercia Fund Management is a venture capital fund manager who works in partnership with pioneering British businesses that offer proven commercial traction; providing strategic support and capital to build on their current success whilst driving future growth.

Our focus on disruptive technological advances combined with the utilisation of significant UK government tax reliefs (EIS& Seed EIS) and portfolio balancing, allows us to deliver a risk managed strategy without compromising capital growth.

Merge Games

At Merge we publish games that we think are freaking amazing, games that we would love to play ourselves, games we want to enjoy with our best friends, games that we’ll remember playing long after we’ve put a controller down.

Microsoft

Founded in 1975, Microsoft (Nasdaq “MSFT”) is the worldwide leader in software, services and solutions that help people and businesses realize their full potential. Xbox 360 is a premier home entertainment and video game system. This November, with the addition of Kinect, Xbox 360 will forever transform social gaming and entertainment with a whole new way to play — no controller required.

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