The Best Mobile Game Development Companies in the UK

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The best mobile gaming apps are addictive. They tell a story that draws a user in and entertains him enough to keep returning to use the gaming app more. As you plan and design your game app, consider characteristics that make a game engaging and addicting. For example, the game should be easy, fast-paced, and aesthetically pleasing. You may want to divide your game into levels that become more difficult over time or allow a user to earn points.

Make sure to consider monetization strategies as well. Common ways to make money with a mobile app include offering in-app purchases, ads, and premium versions.

To assist you in your search for a partner, we’ve compiled this list of the top mobile gaming companies in United Kingdom. Browse descriptions, feedback, and awards to find which can best suit your company’s needs.

List of the Best United Kingdom Mobile Game Development Companies

  • 1

    Corporation Pop

    Based in Manchester, UK, Corporation Pop has been around for over a decade and is now an established part of the mobile and web development industry. The small team delivers powerful results to clients across several industries.

    Notable Project

    Corporation Pop started working with a sports network company and created their iOS and Android app and product branding. The client was particularly pleased with their attention to UX.

    “They’re fantastic. They kept me updated every week. If there was something I needed that was going to delay the project and go over the budget, they weren’t bothered.” – CEO, Sports Network Company

    Former clients
    Corporation Pop has worked with famous British organizations like the NHS
    UNILAD
    The British Council
    and others.
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $25,000+
    group10 - 49 Employees
    place Manchester, United Kingdom
    4.8
    4.8
    12 Clutch reviews
    Awards

    2016 Best User Experience Big Chip Award

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  • 2

    Rantmedia

    Formed in 2003, Rantmedia is a mobile app development agency of 10+ designers, developers, and app testers. From their headquarters in Cardiff, this award-winning team provides innovative and outstanding digital solutions for organizations of any size.

    Notable Project

    Rantmedia developed an app for a cybersecurity firm. They used the client’s existing assessment methodology, which was spreadsheet based, to develop an app that would perform the same tasks but be much more user friendly while still being extremely secure. The client was still in the testing phase of the project but reported being extremely happy with the product so far. 

    “They never encountered something that was too challenging for them to handle, and it was quite a complex program. They were always very accommodating and took on the work with an incredible amount of grace.” – CTO, Cybersecurity Firm
     

    Former clients
    Admiral Insurance
    BBC London
    Jaguar/Land Rover
    NHS
    Thales
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $100,000+
    group10 - 49 Employees
    place Cardiff, United Kingdom
    5.0
    5.0
    12 Clutch reviews
    Awards

    BAFTA Award Winner 2016: Best Game , Wales Online Digital Awards Finalist 2017

  • 3

    TechGropse Pvt. Ltd.

    TechGropse Pvt. Ltd. is a mobile app developer headquartered in Decatur, Ga., with an office in India. Founded in 2015, the team of 38 specializes in mobile app development, blockchain, and IoT development. They work with enterprise, midmarket, and small business clients primarily in the IT industry. 

    Notable Project

    TechGropse Pvt. Ltd. worked on mobile app development for a food delivery company. They developed the iOS app from end-to-end, created an online payment system, and developed a dashboard menu. The client was impressed with the work the team did. 

    “The team excelled at turning ideas into a functional product and promptly implemented our feedback. Their project manager communicated clearly and shared suggestions to improve our product.” – Business Development Manager, Food Delivery Company 

    Former clients
    MyRosary
    Too Hungry
    Opo
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $5,000+
    group50 - 249 Employees
    place Bristol, United Kingdom
    4.9
    4.9
    21 Clutch reviews
  • 4

    Glance

    Glance Creative Ltd. is an app development firm founded in 2016. Based in London, the team of 10 specializes in mobile app development, UX/UI and wearable app development. They mainly serve small business and midmarket clients in the entertainment, media and consumer products industries. 

    Notable Project

    Glance Creative worked with a military post office by creating a mobile app. This app provided customers with military shipping protocol information ranging from prohibited items to overseas shipping costs based on weight and size. The team offered the best combination of cost, quality, and experience.

    "Glance Creative designed an app with a clean, intuitive look that provided a wealth of information to our customers." – Technical Director, British Military Agency

    Former clients
    The Times
    Canon
    Universal Music
    The Sun
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $50,000+
    group10 - 49 Employees
    place London, United Kingdom
    4.8
    4.8
    11 Clutch reviews
  • 5

    Milo Creative

    Milo Creative is a digital studio located in London. Founded in 2002, it has a team of 17 that specializes in mobile app development, UX/UI design, and web development services. They work with companies in various industries including education, health care & medical, and advertising & marketing.

    Notable Project

    Milo Creative built a mobile app to create coverage for a third party client. The team designed the platform's UX and UI, then developed methods for data importation. The app gained thousands of users in a short period of of time while generating the buzz that the client desired.

    “Within the first few days, the app earned over 10,000 users, which was great for such a niche app. It was the perfect tool to get our client’s project in front of journalists to generate awareness.” –Head of Production, Tech Communications Agency
     

    Former clients
    Sony Music
    Paul Smith
    WaterAid
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $5,000+
    group2 - 9 Employees
    place London, United Kingdom
    5.0
    5.0
    6 Clutch reviews
    Awards

    BAFTA Interactive Award: Nominated , The Lovie Awards: Gold 2011 , New Media New Statesman Award , Junior Design Awards , Royal Television Awards , Visit London , Era

  • 6

    GameTech Studio

    GameTech Studio is a mobile app development company based in Nottingham, England. Founded in 2014, their team of less than 50 focuses on clients in the gaming and IT sectors. Services include mobile app development and web development.

    Notable Project

    GameTech Studios built a game in Unity for a mobile gaming developer. The app is for iOS and Android and they handled the development, graphics, and programming.

    "They were great at helping me understand game analytics worked and how to utilize them to my advantage." — CEO, Mobile Game Developer

    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $5,000+
    group10 - 49 Employees
    place Nottingham, United Kingdom
    5.0
    5.0
    1 Clutch review
  • 7

    Foresight Mobile

    Foresight Mobile is an end-to-end mobile development agency founded in 2016 based in Manchester, England. Run by a team of fewer than 10, they offer custom software, mobile app, and web development services to their clients.

    Notable Project

    Foresight Mobile worked on various projects for a clothing maintenance service. The project initially covered completing the company website, but after completion of that project, Foresight Mobile was then tasked to work on the service's bespoke order management system as well. The service is satisfied with Foresight Mobile's work and looks forward to using their work in the future.

    "Compared to the previous agency, Foresight were much easier to communicate with. We had a strong cultural alignment and bounced ideas off one another during our ideation phase. Their development process is very collaborative and transparent, so I always felt in control of direction and spend." - CEO, Clothing Maintenance Service

    Former clients
    FriendRequest
    EA Chillingo
    Clothes Doctor
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $10,000+
    group10 - 49 Employees
    place Manchester, United Kingdom
    4.9
    4.9
    4 Clutch reviews
  • 8

    The Sound Pipe Media

    The Sound Pipe Media is an app development firm founded in 2009. Based in London, the team of 6 specializes in mobile app development and UX/UI design. They mainly focus on serving the advertising and marketing, entertainment, and business services industries. 

    Notable Project

    The Sound Pipe Media partners with a software firm to create various major apps. The team has created a variety of apps with them, including apps for a major soccer club and a global car company. Overall, the client was impressed with the work. 

    "They [The Sound Pipe Media] gave great advice regarding enhanced features and user acquisition. They understand the app business and how people consume and choose apps. They treated the project like their own and really put in a lot of effort to make it successful." – Manager, Boutique British Software Firm

    Former clients
    Sunseeker
    Celtic Football Club
    Olly
    Laureus Awards
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $25,000+
    group10 - 49 Employees
    place London, United Kingdom
    4.2
    4.2
    7 Clutch reviews
  • 9

    Hyper Apps

    Hyper Apps is a mobile technology firm founded in 2015 with offices in Cluj-Napoca, Romania, Sydney and Melbourne, Australia, and London. Hyper Apps' team of about 100 employees specializes in mobile app development, web development, and UI/UX design.

    Notable Project

    Hyper Apps was tasked with creating a prototype design for an online marketplace's new application. Hyper Apps developed both a design prototype and a pitch deck while incorporating fresh color schemes, visuals, and page layouts. 

    "The program managers and other entrepreneurs were very impressed with the end result. We recently pitched the prototype to another individual in San Francisco who was also very impressed." - CEO, Online Marketplace 

    Former clients
    Shebah
    Kiddsbay
    Attender
    Kubo
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $5,000+
    group10 - 49 Employees
    place London, United Kingdom
    4.8
    4.8
    13 Clutch reviews
    Awards

    2017 Tech Design Awards

  • 10

    Kifreez

    Kifreez is an AR mobile app developer based in Kyiv, Ukraine. The team was founded in 2017 and offers AR/VR development, web development, and web design to companies in the IT, gaming, and retail industries.

    Notable Project

    Kifreez designed a website and a corporate identity to showcase a multimedia project for a heritage project. Once the website launched, the client saw their audience grow.

    "We will continue to improve with the help of this company." – PR Manager, Heritage Project

    Former clients
    UNICEF
    Bayadera Group
    West Oil Group
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $5,000+
    group10 - 49 Employees
    place London, United Kingdom
    4.9
    4.9
    7 Clutch reviews
  • 11

    Just Applications Limited

    Headquartered in Birmingham and founded in 2006, Just Applications Limited is a development company with a secondary office in Romania. Their team of 13 specialize in custom software development, web development, mobile app development, and e-commerce development for clients.

    Notable Project

    Just Applications Limited partnered with a software development company to create a software prototype and a demo video, as well as full design mockups for the client. This resulted in great insight on the project and the client was pleased with the final product. 

    “The expertise, calmness, abilities and overall ease of delivery of the project were impressive.“ – Director, Software Development Company

    Former clients
    Soak
    Red Letter Days
    R-tech Welding
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $5,000+
    group10 - 49 Employees
    place Birmingham, United Kingdom
    5.0
    5.0
    2 Clutch reviews
  • 12

    Fortnight

    Fortnight is a boutique design and development studio based in Manchester, U.K., with offices in London and New York. The studio, founded in 2014, has a team of more than ten that provides mobile app development, branding, product design, web design, and UX/UI design services to small and larger-sized companies. 

    Notable Project

    A car leasing platform hired Fortnight to help develop their brand and design the UX/UI of their website and mobile app. Fortnight researched the industry and environment, and resolved to balance old school sensibilities with modern design. Fortnight completed the project on time and within budget, and the resulting app and website received positive feedback from the initial users. 

    "Project management and the iterative, flexible approach have been really great." - Founder, Car Leasing Platform

    Former clients
    OnePlus
    Simba Sleep
    King
    BMW
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $5,000+
    group2 - 9 Employees
    place Manchester, United Kingdom
    4.9
    4.9
    9 Clutch reviews
  • 13

    3Edge Technovision

    3Edge Technovision is a development company in Jaipur, India, and New Haven, United Kingdom. Founded in 2016, they have about 10 employees that serve mostly midmarket and small-business clients in the e-commerce, IT, and gaming industries. Services include mobile app and custom software development.

    Notable Project

    3Edge Technovision developed an app for a travel company. In efforts to bring two of the client's internal teams onto the same leads and sales funnel, they built the app using React Native, PHP, and MySQL. As a result, the teams are aligned and their processes are streamlined.

    "They consistently met the timelines. Whatever challenge we’d give them, they either came up with a solution or gave a reasonable reason why it should be in the next phase." – Head of Operations, Travel Company

    Former clients
    Battmobile
    Cutbook
    Zeal Refrigeration Group
    Heli Mods
    Penny Promotions
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $1,000+
    group10 - 49 Employees
    place New Haven, United Kingdom
    5.0
    5.0
    4 Clutch reviews
  • 14

    Heveloon ltd

    Heveloon ltd is a mobile app development company in London, United Kingdom. Founded in 2018, they have about 5 employees that serve mostly small-business and midmarket clients in the medical, business, and financial services sectors. Services include mobile app development, blockchain, and enterprise app modernization. 

    Notable Project

    Heveloon ltd provided UI/UX designs and mobile app development services for a digital storage company. Working from scratch, they designed and built the app's front- and backend. The partner was really happy with the deliverables, and the app received positive feedback.

    "They’re a positive team that works to understand the needs and wants of their client." –CEO, Digital Storage Company

    Former clients
    Cocconapp
    TherapYOU
    Cabalda
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $5,000+
    group2 - 9 Employees
    place London, United Kingdom
    5.0
    5.0
    1 Clutch review
  • 15

    Codener

    Codener is a software company based in London that was founded in 2016 and currently has more than 50 employees. They provide custom software, web, and e-commerce development solutions to clients ranging from startups to large companies in the fields of e-commerce, advertising, and business services.

    Notable Project

    Codener developed a website for an accounting agency. The client had an existing website, but it was outdated. Codener developed a new website that generated significantly more traffic.

    “They provide a full admin panel where we can manage our site by own.” - CEO, Accounting Agency

    Former clients
    JP Associates
    Ghazee Offal
    Olie
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $1,000+
    group50 - 249 Employees
    place London, United Kingdom
    4.8
    4.8
    3 Clutch reviews
  • 16

    24 Development

    24 Development is an app development firm based in the United Kingdom. Founded in 2017, their team of around three employees provides mobile, web, and custom app development services.

    Notable Project

    The team created a flash card-based app that helps users learn new languages. They guided their non-technical partner to success with a broad skillset and deep understanding of the project's mission. 

    "They’ve never said anything is impossible." YouTube Influencer

    Former clients
    Greator
    About You
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $5,000+
    group2 - 9 Employees
    place Shipston on Stour, United Kingdom
    5.0
    5.0
    1 Clutch review
  • 17

    Click Digital Solutions

    Click Digital Solutions is a web development company founded in 2019 in Hessle, U.K. With over 15 employees on board, they offer a wide range of services, the main ones being web development, mobile app development, custom software development, web design, and graphic design. They serve small businesses in healthcare, e-commerce, education, and legal industries, among others.  

    Notable Project

    Click Digital Solutions handled a total rebuild of a retail firm's e-commerce website, adding an automated delivery system while reworking its front and backend. The new website improved the conversion rate by 25% within a month of launching. The client praised their quality and tasked them with more web development work. 

    "They’re very good at what they do." – E-Commerce Manager, Retail Firm

    Former clients
    Stackers.com
    LC Designs
    Mad About Horror
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $5,000+
    group10 - 49 Employees
    place Hessle, United Kingdom
    4.8
    4.8
    2 Clutch reviews
  • 18

    JANETO

    JANETO is a software company headquartered in Ho Chi Minh, Vietnam with an office in Providence, R.I. Founded in 2014, the team of 21 specializes in web development, mobile app development, and graphic design. They work with midmarket and small businesses, focusing on business services, retail, and e-commerce.  

    Notable Project

    JANETO worked with an emoticon social media platform to develop an application for Android. They created an app that features backgrounds and emoticons that can be used in text messages and developed a calendar to release new emoticons for users. The client was impressed with their ability to make the client’s ideas a reality. 

    “They brought our idea to reality. They were quite cost-effective compared to what others quoted. They were easy to work with. Given the language barrier, they were great communicators.” – Director, Emoticon Social Media Platform

    Former clients
    Wow! Kids
    POLYGON
    eGov
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $5,000+
    group10 - 49 Employees
    place Hertfordshire, United Kingdom
    4.5
    4.5
    4 Clutch reviews
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