Konami Digital Entertainment, Inc. today unveiled a new online commerce store – Official Konami Shop. Developed in conjunction with Los Angeles-based creative agency WAYPOINT, the site has now soft launched and features a huge variety of official KONAMI brand merchandise, from home goods to a variety of apparel, accessories, specialty items, and classic collectibles.
With ever-growing interest from fans for KONAMI-brand items, this new eStore provides direct access to items from some of its most iconic brands, including Castlevania, Metal Gear, Goemon, Suikoden, eFootball PES and others that will roll out in the coming months. Throughout the soft launch period, the store will be continually updated, providing a fresh stock of rotating fan-favorite KONAMI items. WAYPOINT will manage day-to-day activities for the store and will work closely with KONAMI on strategic planning and new product updates to share with fans. Additionally, WAYPOINT will be responsible for managing all additional elements of the site, including orders and customer service.
“KONAMI houses more than 50 years of history with its brands, many that span generations of gaming fans,” said Mike Rajna, Senior Director of Business Development & Licensing, Konami Digital Entertainment, Inc. “With the Official Konami Shop launch, we are thrilled to provide those fans direct access to unique merchandise and one-of-a-kind collectibles across our suite of brands.”
WAYPOINT and KONAMI will carefully consider fan and consumer feedback in ongoing efforts to develop future selections of brand items. All purchases made through the Shop will be available for worldwide shipping.
“There is an incredible wealth of brand content in KONAMI’s catalogue, and partnering with them to create and manage this site is an exciting endeavor,” said Sean Murrin, CEO and Creative Director, WAYPOINT. “Our team’s expertise is creating dynamic brand experiences, and we will be carefully curating every item that fans see in the store and continually evolving the store and product line to match consumer preferences.”