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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”

Launch Round Portfolio Update

“We’re delighted how many of the projects we’ve supported have already translated into success. This demonstrates how the modest levels of funding we can provide can lead to significant impacts that will benefit the whole UK games development ecosystem”

Launch Round Portfolio Showcase

“Growing and developing the UK Games Fund community is central to our core purpose of helping to develop the UK games development sector, particularly at the early stage. Having our portfolio come together for the first time as a group, along with our VIP invitees, is the culmination of months of hard work to support, develop and promote the group.”

Successful applicants announced

“I hope this Fund will give them the boost and extra support they need and urge other games companies and developers to apply for funding.” Ed Vaizey, Minister for Culture and the Digital Economy

Huge demand for UK Games Fund

Despite being less than a month old the UK Games Fund has been hugely popular amongst the growing UK games development sector with demand far exceeding expectations.

UK Games Fund Now Open

New video games fund as announced by Minister of State for Culture and the Digital Economy Ed Vaizey now open for applications