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Namco Bandai Games Partners with Nolcha to Launch Galaga 30th Anniversary T-Shirt Collection
Gaming and fashion collaborate to offer designers the chance to create Galaga themed t-shirt
Released for North America in 1981, GALAGA, the popular space arcade shooter, has proven to be an extremely successful franchise, with the original arcade version being ported to more than 20 different gaming systems. The partnership highlights that creativity can collaborate in varying diverse sectors and delivers the opportunity for fashion designers to enter the gaming world and be inspired by an iconic brand like GALAGA.
Submissions are being accepted until June 24 and can be completed by going to www.globalfashionbrands.com/
According to NAMCO BANDAI Games’ Vice President of Marketing, Carlson Choi, “This is a great way to kick off Galaga’s 30th anniversary and drive awareness around the franchise. We have been heavily focused on our community and this contest is a great way to get our more than 5 million community fans involved.”
Kerry Bannigan, CEO of Nolcha, commented, “We are thrilled to give aspiring fresh talent the opportunity to design for an iconic brand. Bringing together the worlds of fashion and videogames gives designers yet another avenue to expand their creativity.”
The judging committee features David Blend, Editor, Thrillist; Andy Dunn, CEO, Bonobos; Carlson Choi, VP Marketing, NAMCO BANDAI Games America; Kerry Bannigan, CEO, Nolcha; and Libe Goad, Video Game and Gadget Editor.
For more information on how to enter the contest, please visit: www.globalfashionbrands.com/
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