Wednesday 5th August: Ukie, the UK’s video game industry trade body, has announced the 15 finalists of the 2020 UK Game of Show competition, including exciting upcoming games from the likes of ustwo games, Codemasters and Auroch Digital.
Sponsored by Games and Esports, the competition set to take place on Monday 24 August will also decide the UK’s entry into the first EuroPlay Games Contest, taking place on Friday 28 August during gamescom.
A full list of the games competing in the UK Game of Show competition is below. More details can be found here on the Ukie website.
- Amicable Animal - SOLAS
- Auroch Digital - Mars Horizon
- Codemasters - DIRT 5
- Glitchers - Drive Buy
- Huey Games - Wreckout
- Junkfish Ltd - Monstrum 2
- Just Add Oil - Road to Guangdong
- Playtra Games - Grid Fight: Mask of the Goddess
- Pretty Digital - kissy kissy!
- ScribbleScape - This is Reality
- Shotgun Mango - Frog Island
- Thunderbox Entertainment - The Captain is Dead
- UsTwo - Alba: A Wildlife Adventure
- Level 91 Entertainment - Inertial Drift
- Phigames - Recompile
A full list of the countries competing in EuroPlay and the trade bodies and organisations representing them, can be found below:
- Australia, IGEA - Interactive Games & Entertainment Association
- Belarus, Belarus Game Developers Association
- Belgium, BelgianGames
- Bulgaria, SYSF Bulgaria
- Czech Republic, GDACZ - Czech Game Developers Association
- Italy, IDEA - Italian Interactive Digital Entertainment Association
- Latvia, Latvian Game Developers Association
- Poland, Indie Games Poland
- Romania, RGDA - Romanian Game Developers Association
- Serbia, SGA - Serbian Games Association
- Spain, DEV - Desarrollo Español de Videojuegos
- Switzerland, Pro Helvetia, Swiss Arts Council
- The Netherlands, Dutch Games Association
- Ukraine, Ukraine Game Developers
- United Kingdom, Ukie
About Ukie (The Association of UK Interactive Entertainment)
Ukie is the not for profit trade body for the UK games and interactive entertainment industry. Its mission is to turn the UK into the best place to make, sell and play games in the world.
It represents nearly 500 businesses working across the UK, including game developers, publishers, platforms and service providers, in government. This includes industry advocacy work, managing industry press relations and running trade missions, as well as providing member services.
Ukie also runs a number of initiatives that further support the games ecosystem. This includes education initiatives such as Digital Schoolhouse, the responsible play site www.askaboutgames.com, the Video Game Ambassador’s careers scheme and events such as the London Games Festival.
Press contact: press@ukie