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?

Creative Assembly

At Creative Assembly we are led by our passion for quality gameplay.

Since 1987, and across state-of-the-art studios in West Sussex, UK and Sofia, Bulgaria, our passion for bringing stories to life and our commitment to authenticity has sealed our reputation for AAA quality games development.

Criterion Games

We’re Criterion Games and we make video games. You’ll know us from the Burnout series, Black and two recent Need For Speed games: Hot Pursuit and Most Wanted.

We love games. Innovation drives us and we have a rich history of embracing cutting edge tech to bring you original gaming experiences, from Mugshots to Freeburn Challenges, Easydrive to Autolog.

Curve Digital

Here at Curve Digital, our goal is to develop great video games that people love to play. Our office in central London is home to a bunch of talented and passionate people who’ve been making games for a long time and want nothing more than to continue to do so.

Curve was founded in 2005, and since then we’ve had the pleasure of working with some of the biggest names in the business, creating original content and enhanced versions of games for PlayStation, Wii, iOS and PC.

Dakko Dakko

Dakko Dakko is a game developer in South Wales, formed by people who love simple, fun videogames.

Having released the critically acclaimed PlayStation titles Floating Cloud God Saves The Pilgrims and The 2D Adventures of Rotating Octopus Character, we’re now bringing our latest game, Scram Kitty and his Buddy on Rails to Wii U players all over the worl

darbotron ltd

say hello to darbotron: a game development micro studio with a sensibly sized dream

darbotron’s mission is to make games for people to play

darbotron understands that not every person who plays games is a hyperactive teenager with the reflexes of a highly caffeinated feline ninja and/or the leisure time surfeit of a student

games should entertain intellectually, provide kinaesthetically satisfying interaction, be able to surprise, and hopefully to elicit a wry smile or a chuckle once in a while

Department of Play

Department of Play is the first dedicated management consultancy for games. We utilise data and our multi-disciplined network to help game companies grow.

The majority of our projects focus on improving F2P products on mobile, console and PC. Our clients include Jagex and Rovio.

10% discount to all UKIE members.

Dlala Studios

Dlala Studios was founded in 2012 by two friends who had previously worked as programmers together at Jagex and Bossa Studios.

Within the first 6 months of forming the studio, we released a Windows 8 launch title, were featured on the front cover of Develop Magazine (“Two Guys, One Game, No Cash”) and moved into Microsoft Games Studios Soho office to be their first ever internally incubated studio.

Over the next 5 years the team grew from 2 guys in a garage to 16 wonderful people in a studio in Essex, with regular collaborators across the globe.

Dovetail Games

Dovetail Games creates digital hobbies enjoyed by hundreds of thousands of passionate enthusiasts across the globe. These hobbies come in the form of simulation experiences that faithfully recreate real world situations and put players at the heart of the action.

DR Studios

Since its inception DR Studios has built an enviable reputation for making critically acclaimed games.

Over the last 17 years the studio has helped shape the social simulation games genre. DR Studios has earned recognition from its peers and players through its long and committed heritage in games; from Monopoly Tycoon through Beach life to Tycoon City New York. 

Draw & Code

Draw & Code create incredible experiences that bring together art, design and technology.

From our Liverpool studio the creative and technical teams at Draw & Code collaborate to produce innovative work that amazes. Our ten-strong crew have tackled everything from large-scale projection mapping projects to cutting edge immersive experiences.

Dream Harvest Games

A collective of creative developers who have come together to make bold, exciting hardcore gameplay experiences with a focus on combining genres and creating carefully crafted game mechanics that challenge players in new ways.

With Team members based around of the world, We are a remote team using today’s latest technologies to collaborate and work. Dream Harvest is a games development studio without borders or boundaries.

Ediedo

Ediedo is a advisory group specialising in digital strategy and technology investment.

We work with select clients to deliver digital transformation through investment and product strategy, process re-engineering and championing creativity.

Through our games label we also design and develop digital products including games for ourselves and clients. The first of these products will be available in 2017. 

Epic Games UK

Epic Games UK officially formed in August 2014, setting up longtime collaborator and trusted partner Pitbull Studio as a fully integrated team driving Unreal Engine 4 development in the region. Epic Games UK is expanding its presence in Guildford, with offices in Newcastle and Royal Leamington Spa as well. The Epic Games UK team brings indispensable efforts to licensing services, supporting developers all across Europe, and also contributing to Epic’s next big game, Fortnite. 

epic LAN

The team behind epic.LAN has been involved in running UK gaming events since 2003.
 
To gamers, epic.LAN events are often the first step in their esports career, either as a player, talent or backstage staff. epic.LAN hosts community LAN gaming events of varying sizes around the UK with a balance of competitive and casual gaming across a range of titles and platforms.

Everyone Can

Everyone Can help disabled people through the power of technology. Through training and assistive technology, they help disabled people speak, control their environment, gain independence and have fun! They carry out assessments to see how a person’s disability is holding them back & find technology that can help them achieve their goals. Over the past 5 years they have also provided gaming sessions for disabled children at their very own Technology & Gaming centre in Manchester.

Exient

Who We Are

As one of the world’s leading independent video game developers, Exient develops both original and contract (license / conversion) titles for publication on consoles, handheld devices and mobile platforms using our in-house, cross-platform technology XGS.

Exient are regular attendees at industry events including GDC, Game Connection, Develop, and are always happy to meet with Publishers or Developers interested in outsourcing development, licensing our original games or to discuss contract projects.

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