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?

Aardvark Swift

Aardvark Swift is not your average recruitment company. Our passion for the job is evident in everything we do. We excel at finding the right candidates for our partners and we’ve been doing it for 30 years, developing a huge network of industry contacts and evolving alongside the studios and brands we work with.

Amiqus

We started Amiqus back in 2000, with a mission to take our love of the games industry and combine it with our experience in recruitment to help more people find the right job, at the right time. So armed with bags of enthusiasm, and truck loads of coffee, we got cracking building relationships, creating networks and defining our own unique approach to recruitment. 

17 years on and we’re pretty chuffed that we’re in a position to connect skilled and passionate candidates with the right studios in the gaming industry who share their values and vision. 

Antstream

Any game, from any time
The Ants are coming!!

Is On-Demand
You download our App and Play

That's it! - No more downloads, just fresh content served to you for Instant Access!

Classic Game Owners
We pay royalties every time your game is played on Antstream.

If you have Great Games, we're also interested in modern retro titles and fan gam

Bird & Bird LLP

Bird & Bird is a leading international law firm headquartered in London.  With such a rich heritage in technology, IP and media, as well as broad international reach through our 29 offices and wider international network, the firm is ideally placed to advise on the full range of issues affecting the video games sector.
 

DLA Piper

DLA Piper is a global law firm with lawyers located in more than 40 countries throughout the Americas, Europe, the Middle East, Africa and Asia Pacific, positioning us to help clients with their legal needs around the world.

We strive to be the leading global business law firm by delivering quality and value to our clients.

We achieve this through practical and innovative legal solutions that help our clients succeed. We deliver consistent services across our platform of practices and sectors in all matters we undertake.

Eaton Smith LLP

Eaton Smith has had a long association with the video games industry and has for many years been providing assistance to one of the world’s largest video games publishers/developers.

As part of our wider commercial services which we offer to clients, we are able to provide advice and assistance in this sector, whether you are a developer or publisher, licensor or prospective licensee.

We are able to prepare or advise on issues concerning, amongst other things:

Fancensus.com Limited

Since 2004, Fancensus has been providing in-depth business and communication analytics, to video games and movie companies, globally.
 
Our bespoke, best-of-breed analytical platform, paired with our unrivalled depth of insight, is a pioneering, completely unique solution that puts you in absolute control. Easily one of the world’s most powerful, intuitive dashboards, Fusion allows you to effortlessly monitor, compare and interpret complex, real time data in an instant.

Foot Anstey

We are among the UK's top 100 law firms, with over 45 partners and approaching 500 staff. Headed by Managing Partner John Westwell, Foot Anstey has achieved consistent growth and strong financial performance and is on track to achieve our ambitious financial targets. We have grown organically through our bold, agile strategy that has attracted the attention of the industry; we have been named in numerous awards that include the British Legal Awards, MPF Awards for Management Excellence and South West Business Insider.

Games Jobs Direct

The leading and fastest growing specialist international games jobs board. Games Jobs Direct has been helping studios fill vacancies since 2011 by connecting employers and candidates without the need for intermediaries.

We list vacancies from studios around the world, across all disciplines, and attract thousands of active job seekers on a daily basis.

Harbottle & Lewis LLP

Harbottle & Lewis provides strategic and commercial legal advice to dynamic and creative clients. The firm is particularly skilled at advising those in the business of creating and exploiting intellectual property and other valuable rights, as well as maintaining and generating active capital.

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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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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.

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.

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.​

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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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.

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