UKIE is joining the UKIE Government Kickstart scheme, to help fund games businesses to hire and train young people (aged 16-24) for roles within the videogames industry.
The online Access to Finance event from UKIE offers an opportunity for game developers and indie studios to discover different funding and finance options, to support their games and their businesses
Monstrum 2, the procedurally-generated survival horror game from Dundee's Team Junkfish beat off the challenge from 14 other UK developers, including Codemasters, UsTwo and fellow Scottish studio Amicable Animal, to win the UK Game of the Show last night.
Two Scottish developers - Amicable Animal and Junkfish have had games nominated in the UK Game of the Show award, which takes place at this year's Gamescom event. They take their place alongside titles such as Dirt 5, from the legendary Codemasters and developers such as UsTwo, the company behind the multiple award-winning Monument Valley.... Continue Reading →
UKIE has arranged a series of online events to help UK games businesses to understand more about and connect with companies in the Chinese games market.
Games Scale Up is a new programme designed to help ambitious businesses in the games industry to scale. Spaces available for Scottish companies. Apply now.
Entries for the UKIE Game of the Show are open now. Despite the fact that it will take place entirely online in 2020, Gamescom remains one of the most important events in the global gaming calendar. It is by far the biggest games event on the continent, pulling in over 300,000 people when taking place... Continue Reading →
This weekend (20th–21st June), the UK games industry is calling on the British public to gather online to play and talk together in a united effort to tackle loneliness in the UK. The PLAY & Talk weekend is taking place during National Loneliness Awareness Week and is part of the Department for Digital, Culture,... Continue Reading →
UKIE has organised a new online event: Navigating the Now, which helps game developers in the UK understand and find a way through the disruption and rapid evolution created by the Covid19 crisis.