CEO 3ofcups Games |
Emotional Game Designer

Marina Díez (she/her) is a Spanish award-winning game designer. She's the CEO at Three of Cups Games, an ethical and diverse games studio based in London. Besides, she is a Lead Game Designer at Un Je Ne Sais Quoi Studios, currently working on the game Dordogne.

Marina also works as a consultant on game design and work ethics for other companies around the world.

She is involved in many community initiatives and activism. Marina is also a regular speaker at games events such as GDC, EGX, PAX, A MAZE,...

Lately, she also started a career in filmmaking, her films being part of the official selection of film festivals such as Toronto International Women Film Festival.

Marina is a Forbes 30 Under 30 2021 honoree, a Game Dev Heroes 2020 winner, a BAFTA Crew member, an IGDA Velocity GDC 2019 recipient and a Women in Games Ambassador.


Selected Press

Latest speaking engagements

Sweden Game Arena 2021 | Emotional Game Design
IGGI Conference UK 2021 | Emotional Game Design Panel
Ars Electronica / WIIT 2021 | A New Deal
GDC 2021 | You want to do what?!
GDC 2021 | Sexy Microtalks
Game UX Summit 2020 | Game Design / UX: Better Together Panel