CASTLEVANIA: LORDS OF SHADOW: MERCHANDISE PARTNERS DETAILED
KONAMI reveals key merchandise partnerships as its Castlevania: Lords of Shadow series goes globa
Konami Digital Entertainment B.V. has announced a range of merchandising partnerships based on its best-selling Castlevania: Lords of Shadow series.
With the long-awaited Castlevania: Lords of Shadow 2 available now for PlayStation®3, Xbox 360 and Windows PC, KONAMI is working with a number of parties to produce official merchandise based on the epic vampire saga. All merchandise will be released following the new game’s release, and include:
- Aoji: Aoji is a renowned producer of high, end limited edition illustrations. Aoji is to produce a series of exclusive large-scale prints using the stunning pre-production and promotional art made for the Lords of Shadow series, including 90x60cm and 150x100cm prints. All will be strictly limited edition, and will come with a certificate of authenticity.
- Titan Publishing: Titan has commissioned leading video game journalist Martin Robinson to compile a limited edition Castlevania: Lords of Shadow Art Book. This stunning tome features art and commentaries regarding all three Lords of Shadow titles, and is also available in a limited edition version set in a special slip case that is based on exclusive art and signed by the artists at Mercury Steam.
- Abysse: Abysse has signed an agreement to produce a range of high-quality T-shirts, hooded tops, mugs, messenger bags, posters, and mouse mats all featuring art and characters from the series. The agreement will see the Abysse range widely distributed across France, Benelux, Italy and Spain.
- Zero Seven Studio: Zero Seven Studio is to produce a range of stunning Castlevania: Lords of Shadow T-shirts and hooded tops, which are available via their dedicated website and online. The range will be available in most European territories, and the UAE.
The Lords of Shadow reaches its epic conclusion in Castlevania: Lords of Shadow 2. The epic title sees the player assume the role of Dracula, who finds himself stranded in modern times. Alone, weakened, and tired of immortality, the legendary vampire is offered a deal by an old ally. Satan is amassing his forces in attempt to plunge the world into chaos, and only Dracula – weakened, but growing in power with every kill – can prevent his return…