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?

Koch Media

Koch Media is a leading, independent producer and marketer of digital entertainment products and accessories in Europe and North America. Its business areas include distribution of media products, including movies, videogames and software products, and games publishing under the Deep Silver label.

Krotos

Krotos is based in Edinburgh, Scotland and creates unique audio software products for AAA game studios, film studios, and top-notch post-production companies worldwide. Our first product, Dehumaniser Pro, was launched November 2013 to rave reviews and since, the company has quickly grown in size whilst releasing numerous exciting products. As the brainchild of sound designer Orfeas Boteas, Krotos is always looking for ways to improve the post-production process while simultaneously making it fun for sound engineers.

KYM ENTERTAINMENT LTD

We create a web platform where game studios can extend game contents to players. Game production is generated by game studios. Multiple events can be extended from the original game contents. We manage our own branded events in esports and music, as well as partner ones which are integrated into our platform. Within our website and App, the studios, service providers and players will find the way to connect with each other. Players will find numerous game-based events to join in or even create their own ones with the others.

Free event tickets to Ukie members.

Laytons LLP

With two experts on board and with a combined experience of nearly forty years in the games industry, we understand the commercial aspects of this sector’s deals, how the law applies to them and are therefore able to provide tailored advice across multiple projects, as well as (when required) a strategic view on key commercial decisions. We are able to support and advise games companies across the full range of legal services to ensure that we remain a one-stop-shop for all of our client’s needs. 
 
We are a full service firm for legal services, as set out below:
 

LightForge Academy

LightForge Academy is a new, dedicated learning environment for Games, Film & VFX. We aim to bridge the gap between education and industry through hands-on courses that lead to careers in exciting, dynamic industries. With bases in central London and Doncaster, S.Yorkshire we are perfectly located to shape, develop and guide the creative talent of tomorrow. lightforgeacademy.com 

Liquid Crimson

Liquid Crimson is a UK-based video production company, who specialise in supporting the games industry.

Our services include filming, editing, sound design and mixing trailers, featurettes, live events, etc as well as localisation, artist liaison, script-writing,

So we have a vast range of specialist skills and services to support games marketing and game development for publishers, developers and indie game studios.

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

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.

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.

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.

Maverick

Maverick is an Award Winning Creative Agency established since 1995. We're a team of Creatives, Designers and Producers with a range of specialist skills and experience developed from working with the worlds most prestigious video game publishers, developers, and brands. We work end to end from concepting through production to delivery.

Ukie member discount: 10% discount to Ukie members

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.

Mobile Free to Play

A site dedicated to the art and design of creating great free to play mobile games. We focus on writing detailed articles that dig into what makes good mobile games great and why some games fail. 

We also consult for any mobile game development studios who want to improve their games, get published or monetise more effectively.

Monteith Partners

Giving preferential exchange rates and no fees for members – Monteith Partners is an award-winning global payments specialist, headquartered in Central London. Our innovative approach to FX helps you to save time and money, improve cashflow and protect your profit margins.​

Multiplay

Multiplay is a leading specialist in online game server hosting. Our hybrid cloud technology powers some of the world’s largest online games, automatically scaling to meet global player demand. The hybrid approach seamlessly blends a global network of bare metal servers with the flexible burst capacity from the leading cloud providers. A 24/7 team of gaming specialists provide round-the-clock monitoring and support to ensure players around the globe get the very best online gaming experience.

Who we work with

Myriad Associates

Myriad Associates specialise in providing innovative funding solutions to the Computer Games and Interactive Entertainment Industries. We assist Ukie members in successfully claiming Video Games Tax Relief (VGTR) as a reward for their development work.

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Nesta

Nesta is an innovation charity with a mission to help people and organisations bring great ideas to life.

We are dedicated to supporting ideas that can help improve all our lives, with activities ranging from early stage investment to in-depth research and practical programmes.

We don’t work alone - we rely on the strength of the partnerships we form with you and with others to make change happen.

Find out more about our mission below, meet the people that work here, and see how you can become part of the team.

Northern Lights Arena Company, Europe

NLA Europe’s Mission

NLAE’s mission is to develop and operate Europe’s best multi-purpose arena and tournament spaces. We are designing the future of live entertainment venues for traditional sports, entertainment and esport.  We are delivering the creative industry’s sustainable jobs for the future. By leveraging the booming global esports market we are regenerating cities.

Odgers Berndtson

For over 50 years, Odgers Berndtson has helped some of the world’s biggest and best organisations find the senior talent to drive their agendas.

We deliver executive search, assessment and development to businesses and organisations varying in size, structure and maturity. We do that across over 50 sectors, whether commercial, public or not-for-profit and draw on the experience of more than 250 Partners and their teams in 29 countries.

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