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?

Sports Interactive

Sports Interactive are the world’s leading developer of football management simulations through its Football Manager series of games. Brothers Paul & Oliver Collyer MBE’s released their first management game in 1992 before founding Sports Interactive in 1994. Based in the Old Street area of London, there are now more than 70 full time people in the team.

The SI team is expanded by more than 1,000 researchers across the world whose research makes up the world largest football database, as well as a contracted QA team on-site, and over 100 offsite beta testers.

State of Play Games

State of Play creates lovingly crafted games & animations.

Established in 2008, State of Play’s work has won a number of international awards.

Headed by Luke Whittaker, who mostly does the art, design and animation, co-founder Katherine Bidwell, and developer/technical genius Daniel Fountain, we’re a small team who love what we do. When possible we work with people from all over the creative industries.

Stick Sports

Stick Sports Ltd is an independent games developer and publisher, producing online and mobile sports games.

From our offices in London and Sydney we design and build sports games for sports fans.

Our first game – Stick Cricket – originally launched in 2004 was designed to be easy to pick up yet fiendishly difficult to master.

Combining simplistic graphics and fast gameplay Stick Cricket has gone on to record over 1 billion plays from 100 million players to become a classic.

Studio Output

In a world filled with competing messages, it’s easy for your audience to switch off. We believe good design makes the difference. It’s what gets your brand noticed, and talked about for the right reasons.

We work with clients who, like us, recognise the commercial value in creative thinking and good design. We take a business problem and create a solution that meets your audience’s needs and your brand’s ambitions. Our work distils the character of a brand, to make it thrive on any platform.

Tag Games

Tag Games create games for the biggest gaming platforms on the planet – mobile, tablet and handheld. With a reach of over four billion potential players mobile gaming has the power to entertain you.

Talespinners

Talespinners is a provider of story and narrative services, helping development studios of all shapes and sizes to devise and strengthen their game’s story. Whether polishing scripts ahead of recording, troubleshooting a tricky scene, or crafting plot and characters alongside the dev team, our team of experienced writers thoroughly enjoy digging into a variety of projects and creating impactful stories, characters and dialogue that resonate with players.
 
Our services include:

Team 17

We are a fully independent video game developer and games label responsible for the Worms™ series.

One of the longest running privately owned independent games companies in the world. Team17 ‘Games Label Programme’ supports and helps games creators all around the world to bring their games to market across all gaming platforms.

Team17 is pioneering the way games creators work with publishing partners in a digital world. Team17 have released over 70 games across numerous gaming platforms with sales in excess of 65 million units.

Terra Virtua

Terra Virtua is the first fully immersive, blockchain-driven VR entertainment Platform. Offering consumers a marketplace where they can play games, participate in eSports and watch live events, Terra Virtua is a unique virtual platform, focusing entirely on VR entertainment, built around a strong community and social connection. Supported by VR developers, run by industry leaders and secured by blockchain, Terra Virtua is the platform for the next generation.

The Chinese Room

The Chinese Room is an award-winning game development studio based in Brighton, with some of our team working remotely across the United Kingdon.

We released our first game, Dear Esther, in February 2012 to critical and popular acclaim. Dear Esther went on to win ten major awards in 2012 and was nominated for many more, including 5 BAFTAs.

The Diana Award

The Diana Award is a charity legacy to Diana, Princess of Wales’ belief that young people have the power to change the world.

We are proud to have the enthusiastic support of HRH Prince William and HRH Prince Harry and their team at the Royal Charities Forum of The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and Prince Harry.

Our mission is to foster, develop and inspire positive change in the lives of young people.

The Secret Police

The Secret Police is a mobile game studio, based in London, UK. Although we're a new team, we're backed by some of the biggest names in the games industry.

We're building a team of talented, experienced artists, programmers and designers, to create great games we think players around the world will love.

We're always interested to meet like-minded people who might want to join our team so, if you're a talented game developer looking for a new challenge, please take a look at our Jobs section.

The Tall Trees

We're making games with heart in 'em. Games that tell stories in interesting ways, that make players think, and that remain in their heads when they've finished playing.

Narrative is very important to us, whether told through dialogue, or the environment, or left largely open to you. We want to create games that conjure the feeling of textures: warm sand betwen toes. Snow underneath boots. Grass and corn and wood and metal and wind.

The Tiniest Shark

The Tiniest Shark is an indie games development microstudio based in the UK. In fact, it's so very micro that it is currently a one-woman company. That one woman is Mitu Khandaker-Kokoris, whose ramblings you can read on her blog.

The Tiniest Shark was responsible for the development of Redshirt, a satirical sci-fi social networking simulation game, released in November 2013, and available on PC, Mac, and Linux, and published by Positech Games.

The company is currently in the preliminary stages of a new, unannounced game project.

Third Kind Games

Third Kind Games are a video games developer based in Leamington Spa, founded by a talented team of industry professionals with an impressive track record of developing critically acclaimed AAA games, for the likes of Activision, Sony, Nintendo, Codemasters, Crytek, and many more for well over a decade.
 
At Third Kind Games, our passion is to create the experiences that will delight and excite players by delivering unique game worlds using leading-edge technology and supporting our esteemed development partners to realise their vision.

Three Fields Entertainment

Three Fields Entertainment is a 7 person Independent Game Development Studio studio based in England, UK

We're a team of award winning industry veterans with over 20 years expertise in Racing Games

We believe the best games are crafted by small teams.

We believe that great games share one magic ingredient - Passion.

We make games that are

  • Fast
  • Colourful
  • Vibrant
  • Fun  

Since 2014 we have published 5 games:

Three Knots

Three Knots is a games studio founded on a shared appreciation of interactivity, discovery and beauty. We believe in working with people from diverse fields to push the boundaries of what games can achieve and aim to tell stories that look at the way we and our world are changing today.

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