Games NI member companies and organisations
Genre: Mobile games for health & wellness
Bio: An award-winning mobile games company who create games and apps that encourage positive behavior change for health and wellness through gamification. They work with large corporates, government departments, and SMEs alongside running clinical trials with the Health Trust.
Genre: Developing video games for Console and PC
Bio: A video game developer established in 2010, ‘The Goat’ specialises in crafting jovial, lighthearted, comedic experiences, currently developing for consoles and PC. The Goat’s latest game, Her Majesty’s SPIFFING, is an intergalactic adventure in which the Queen of England has decided to establish a Galactic British Empire.
Genre: Character centric digital content for engrossing entertainment
Bio: Blackstaff Games is a content creation company specialising in building inviting and engaging worlds across various different mediums. Our recent release DogBiscuit is a drawing app for young children that creates a magical world for them to explore and express their creativity through drawing.
Genre: Developing video games for Console and PC
Bio: A video game developer established in 2015 to develop original IP for PC and console. Having finished our first title Beat Bugs with the help ofNorthern Ireland Screen, we are currently working on our next title Journey Sauvage, a psychedelic space adventure following the story of Jules Hunter.
Genre: Original IP Development, making board and card games
Bio: The Creativity Hub first found fame with the iconic Rory's Story Cubes, an accessible storytelling game that has sold in its millions around the world. Their talented team combines a wide range of skills to make great games, and create experiences that will make people consider the stories beyond the tabletop.
Genre: Narrative experiences for PC, console and mobile.
Bio: Established in 2015, Cupboard Games believe in combining rich narrative experiences with unique gameplay. Along with developing our own IP, we also work with a diverse range of clients across the world to help with design consultancy and development solutions.
Genre: Content creation for Film, VR, Interactive Image and Animation
Bio: Enter Yes™ pushes the boundries of Film, Virtual Reality, Interactive Image and Animation. It creates award-winning content which centers on the interpretation of emotion and creativity within digital media, intersecting new and old media techniques to create a dense, rich visual language.
Genre: Original IP Development and Client Work
Bio: Started in 2010 by Gordon and Adrian Campbell to develop mobile and desktop games for clients and develop original IP. Including a suite of games for clients including Ulster University, film production companies and public and private sector, our first own IP released was Solar Swarm for iOS and android.
Genre: Character-driven adventures of the sarcastically epic variety.
Bio: Italic Pig is a kickass games company comprised of a collective cloud of creative, talented and hilarious people. Thanks to funds from Creative Europe and Northern Ireland Screen, they are now working on Mona Lisa, an action heist adventure set in the Italian Renaissance.
Genre: Vehicle games on PC and Console
Bio: Established early 2017 by experienced gaming programmer Michael O'Kane, Northern Softworks are creating arcade-esque racing and combat experiences for console and PC. They are currently working on two titles, head to head racing game Inertial Drift and competative tank game Drift Commander
Genre: Developing video games for console, PC and mobile
Bio: A game development studio est. 2011 by Stephen Downey & Scott Grandison. Stephen’s work includes comic books, storyboard and game art, while Scott is an ex-academic computer scientist with over 20 years development experience in games, industry & academia.
Genre: Platformer, Arcade, Shoot 'Em Up, Metroidvania, Endless Runners
Bio: Troll Inc is a local development studio based in Derry and we've worked on everything from PC, Console and mobile games. Our games include Jellyflug Micro Adventures, Seagull Swipe, Star Troll and Graffiti Grinder and we have a bunch more in development to look forward to.
Genre: Mobile games for 3DS and other portable devices
Bio: Wee Man Studios is an independent game development studio based in Belfast, Northern Ireland. John Owens (CEO) and Liam McGarry co-founded Wee Man Studios with help from NI Screen, Invest NI and the Northern Ireland Arts Council and recently released their first 3DS game Lifespeed earlier this year.
Genre: Original IP Development for mobile devices
Bio: Started in 2016 by Vicky Potts and Adam White to develop mobile and desktop games for mobile and develop original IP. Whitepot Studios is a games development and creative media studio based in Northern Ireland making PC, Android, and iOS games using Unity.