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?

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.

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

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.

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.

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

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.

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.

Mimram Media

Blending old-fashioned publishing sensibilities with cutting edge digital thinking, Mimram Media has over 50 years collective experience in the creative industries, with operations spilt into PR, Content Marketing, Publishing and Events.

Mimram Media produces creative, innovative campaigns tailoring both B2B and B2C packages to suit any objective.

Mimram Media is also the team behind the annual Games Media Brit List awards, which celebrate the very best of the UK’s games media talent.

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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NaturalMotion

We’re a leading games and technology company based in Oxford, London, Brighton and San Francisco. We’re one of the fastest growing social mobile publishers on iOS and Android, and our middleware tools are used to create the biggest blockbuster titles.

NCSOFT Europe

NCsoft Europe is headquartered in Brighton, England and is part of Korea-based NCsoft Corporation, the world's leading developer and publisher of online games.

NCsoft has already successfully established itself in North America, Japan, Taiwan, China and Thailand. NCsoft Europe began operations on 1st September 2004 and serves as a central hub for all NCsoft sales, marketing and distribution operations in Europe, via its European distribution network.

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