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Third Round of UK Games Fund winners announced

New innovative video game developers will see their drawing board dreams take a step closer to reality as Culture and the Digital Economy Minister Matt Hancock announced the third round of winners of the UK Games Fund at the launch of the London Games Festival. Fifteen projects including mobile, PC, console and VR games across [...]

SwapBots Heads To The US

After revealing the toy in 2016 to impressed industry insiders, SwapBots won financial support from UK Games Fund during the summer. Now the public will get their first chance to try SwapBots from March 1st as the Kickstarter campaign launches at GDC San Francisco and beta test toys are distributed to hundreds of eager players.

Speech Graphics Launches SGX

“SGX is one example of the extraordinary advances in audio-driven animation and motion technology under development by Speech Graphics and early stage funding schemes such as prototype funding can help the company broaden its portfolio of products”

Third round of funding announced

“Our UK Games Fund has already helped many young games companies turn prototypes into a reality. Together with the Government’s video games tax reliefs this shows how we’re supporting this dynamic sector to attract further investment and new talent.”

Britain’s Great Graduate Games Talent

Graduate teams from the length and breadth of the country have been awarded grants by the UK Games Fund with the aim of taking their video games business to the next level. The annual Tranzfuser competition ran across ten regions of the UK. Each of the eighteen teams used a £5,000 prize to develop a [...]

VIP Visitor to UK Games Fund

“The UK Games Fund is an excellent example of how the UK Government is investing in the future of world class games development in Scotland and across the UK.”

Cardboard Sword Win Epic’s Unreal Developer Grant

“Cardboard Sword’s success with Epic demonstrates the complementary of our funding with Epic’s excellent Developer Grant initiative and is a credit to Cardboard Sword’s development approach. It’s also good to see this snapshot of the connected nature of the UK games ecosystem through the founders’ connections to other companies supported with prototype funding”