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?

Heaven Media

Heaven Media is a marketing agency that specialises in Online Gaming and eSports. We exist to help consumer brands genuinely engage the new generation of consumers for whom gaming is culturally fundamental and who can’t be reached through traditional media. Heaven Media provides solutions spanning the full range of content creation, influencer and eSports sponsorship and event delivery. Our team includes leaders and specialists from each marketing discipline, each with extensive personal experience of gaming as well as a profound understanding of how to motivate this new generation.

Ipsos MORI

At Ipsos we are passionately curious about people, markets, brands and society. We deliver information and analysis that makes our complex world easier and faster to navigate and inspires our clients to make smarter decisions.

Ipsos Connect is the division of Ipsos that specialises in providing research solutions for companies in the fast-moving and rapidly converging worlds of media, content, telecoms and technology.

Kantar UK Ltd

We run the biggest continuous entertainment panel in GB, allowing you to understand real behaviours and trends in the Video Game market, so you can focus on the things that matter.

SPECIALIZED

We specialize in Entertainment & Video Game consumers, understanding their behaviours and attitudes to a greater level than anyone else and have evolved our service in collaboration with clients.

RELIABLE

The reference guide for distributors, retailers, service providers and industry experts.

ACTIONABLE

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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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.

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.

Mishcon de Reya

Based in London with offices in New York, Mishcon de Reya services an international community of clients and provides advice in situations where the constraints of geography often do not apply. The work we undertake is cross-border, multi-jurisdictional and complex.

Nintendo UK

The worldwide pioneer in the creation of interactive entertainment, Nintendo Co., Ltd., of Kyoto, Japan, manufactures and markets hardware and software for its Wii U™ and Wii™ home consoles, Nintendo 3DS™ and Nintendo DS™ family of portable systems.

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.

OPM Response

Our team is split into designated divisions that are specialised to a particular job function within the game-making process, publishing and aftersales, so each of our consultants are an expert in their specific sector. All studios have different needs depending on their projects, that’s why our team have excelled in recruiting for Permanent, Contract, Temporary and Funded Temporary terms of employment, meaning there isn’t a role that we can’t fill!

Osborne Clarke

Osborne Clarke is widely recognised as the leading European law firm for the interactive entertainment industry.  We advise companies from every area of this sector ranging from global publishers to indie developers and have extensive experience of all of the legal and commercial issues that they face, including:

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Oury Clark

Oury Clark specialise in helping businesses set up in the UK. We are a truly unique and boutique firm delivering services to the highest standards whilst keeping commerciality and efficiency at the core of our philosophy.

Solicitors
Oury Clark Solicitors was founded in 1997. Based primarily in central London, thanks to its close links with Oury Clark’s other associated businesses, it is ideally placed to provide clients with a uniquely integrated service.

Plan of Attack

Established by battle scarred industry veterans, Chris Clarke, Tricia Gray and Audra McIver, Plan of Attack is a full scale, world-wide marketing and communications agency, that handles marketing, public relations, community, social media and events.

Player Research

Are players experiencing your game exactly how you’d anticipate? What issues lurk between your expectations and players’ actual experiences?

Player Research are industry-leading playtesting and user research specialists. Our clients employ our understanding of players and our cutting-edge research labs to gather actionable feedback on game usability and the player experience, toward the development of truly successful games.

Purewal & Partners

We advise people who make digital things, from video games to YouTube videos and from mobile apps to enterprise software.  The firm was founded in London by Jas Purewal, a lawyer and business advisor to  digital entertainment and technology companies with a decade of experience and contacts from working in the City of London, Europe and Silicon Valley.

Purewal & Partners was established with the following principles:

QD Events Ltd – Resonate Total Gaming

QD Events deliver some of Scotland’s biggest live experiences including Resonate Total Gaming which is Scotland’s largest gaming event. Whether you’re a gamer looking to try the latest game on the market, a couple preparing for the big wedding day, or a parent looking for some festive, carnival fun, we deliver tangible solutions.

Our team of experts in marketing, operations, sales, event management, creativity and customer service thrive through creating partnerships with clients and in delivering results.

Reflection

We’re a core team of talented engineers and designers with over 35 years of combined experience in the web and mobile space.

We were tired of how expensive and cumbersome it was to get up to date and accurate information about apps and the app market so we decided to create a better service ourselves.

Retro Games

Retro Games Ltd – are the designers and creators of multiple retro themed consoles, and also other formats to follow in due course.

Our first console product is THEC64 range of consoles. See here for more details – www.thec64.com

Further consoles will be launched and are already in progress for other retro based brands, the brand licenses are already in place and work has started on them, we have a five year business plan!

The three main people heading up Retro Games Ltd are –

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