About Us


We’re proud of the fantastic people we’ve had the opportunity to work with, from broadcasters and brands to entertainment and learning.

nickelodeon channel 4 dreamworks
bbc bitesize bbc hmv digital
british gas 7digital swapitshop
handbag getty images yahoo
sun microsystems itv uktv
epsrc cbbc national maritime museum
cineflix southbank centre inspired gaming group
wellcome trust gates foundation amplify
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Playniac is an award-winning games studio making thinky games for all platforms. We’ve been described as “innovative” and “different” by MCV magazine.

Our work has been featured in Develop Indie Showcase, Game Connection 2013 Selected Projects, IndieCade 2012, IndieCade East 2013, IndieCade 2013, Geek 2014, GameCamp 6 & 7, IndieCade 2014 and Radius Festival. We’ve been covered in print, online, in television media worldwide and even in UK Parliament. We’ve had industry support from NESTA, Adobe and Abertay Prototype Fund and are members of UKIE and TIGA.

We’ve written about game design in Develop magazine and spoken about it at conferences including Develop (Brighton), GDC Europe (Cologne), Eurogamer (London), X-Summit (Toronto), Game In The City (Amersfoort), BAFTA (London and Edinburgh), Edinburgh Interactive (video here), LFPUG (London), TIGA Casual Games (London), Mochi London, GDC (San Francisco), New York Film Academy and National Maritime Museum (Greenwich).


Playniac is an award-winning game studio described as "innovative" and "different" by MCV. We make thinky games for all platforms, working on both independent titles and with clients.