Game Development Fund

GamesLab is a dedicated programme of support & investment for Indie Game Companies. Gain access to funding and keep 100% of your IP.

Upto £25k Grant Funding

Eligible companies can apply for upto £25,000 Grant Investment to support the development, marketing and distribution of your Game.

Dedicated Industry Mentor

You will have regular contact with industry mentors who can offer advice and guidance throughout the development process.

Events & Networking

Free access to UK wide events where you will have the chance to promote your company and game to a wide audience.

Skills Development

GamesLab offers regional development master classes, including pitching, marketing, development and legal workshops.

Marketing & PR Support

We’ll help maximize press attention for your project, and you will have the opportunity to showcase your game at our GamesLab Events.

"TIGA welcomes Creative England GamesLab as an imaginative initiative which will provide a valuable boost for UK games developers"

− Dr Richard Wilson, TIGA

"UKIE are in full support of the fantastic work being done by Creative England with their GamesLab initative."

− Dr Jo Twist, UKIE

"Through this programme the games industry will receive the right support that in the long term will help create new jobs and strengthen our reputation."

− Norman Price, Deputy Chair of the West Midlands ERDF
Recently Funded Projects

Eye Can Fly

August 05, 2014

Yak Dash: Horns of Glory

June 11, 2014

Tiny Trees

May 02, 2014

Enter Orcboy

May 02, 2014
Latest Blog Posts

GamesLab West Midlands Round 3 Launches

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Creative England’s GamesLab West Midlands has returned for Round 3, offering budding game developers the chance to give their ideas a financial boost. This time, gaming grants of up to…

Greenshoots Showcase Event 2014

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On 7th July 2014, Creative England & Microsoft held a Showcase Event in Soho Square to present the games created by 9 incredibly talented indie studios as part of the…


Creative England Teams up with Playstation on Accelerator Programme

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at Develop Conference 2014, Agostino Simonetta of Sony Computer Entertainment Europe announced that they would be working with Creative England on an exciting new Incubator and Accelerator programme called GamesLab…


Ian Livingstone CBE joins the Creatve England Board

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Ian Livingstone CBE, the man behind Games Workshop and Lara Croft: Tomb Raider, has been appointed to the board of Creative England along with publisher Belinda Budge. Effective from June…