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?

Keymailer

Keymailer connects YouTubers and Twitch / Mixer streamers to game publishers so that you can get access to game keys quickly and easily.

Whether you’re a casual streamer or a YouTube superstar, Keymailer makes it easy for content creators to request and receive Steam, PS4, Xbox One, Switch, 3DS, Vita and VR game keys to showcase on their channels.

Kiss

Established in 2012, Kiss Ltd offers indie developers from the UK and around the world a 'Label' to publish their games on digital download stores such as Steam.  Kiss provides all the contract and legal support; manages all tax issues; manages the catalogue; collects royalties and provides a full suite of marketing assistance.  Most importantly, our development partners retain their IP rights. 

Follow on Twitter: @KISSLtd

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.

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.

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.

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.

omuk

omuk are experts in dialogue production.

We enable truly immersive, context-driven performance that empowers video game developers to achieve their highest dramatic goals.

We have 100s of titles to our credit and many of the world's most successful games companies amongst our clients.  

Our services:

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!

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