SOURCE: Zazzle

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May 20, 2010 09:00 ET

Capcom® Partners With Zazzle for Customized Gaming Goods

Gaming Leader Launches Presence in On-Demand Custom Products Marketplace

REDWOOD CITY, CA--(Marketwire - May 20, 2010) - Zazzle, the leader in on-demand retail manufacturing, today announced a new partnership with Capcom® Entertainment, Inc., where Capcom will open four new online shops allowing fans to customize and purchase a variety of goods with favorite Capcom characters and branding. Capcom will join other top brands like Marvel, the Walt Disney Company, Mattel and Star Wars in building up a significant presence in the Zazzle marketplace, taking advantage of the platform's unique on-demand manufacturing technology.

Capcom, a leading worldwide developer, publisher and distributor of interactive entertainment for game consoles, PCs, handheld and wireless devices, has created some of the biggest and longest-running franchises in video gaming history. Now some of Capcom's most beloved characters and popular content will be available for the Capcom community and fans to customize and purchase on a wide variety of products including hoodies, t-shirts, skateboards, posters, mugs, postage stamps and more. By leveraging Zazzle's proprietary technology and on-demand manufacturing capabilities, Capcom is easily able to expand its vast creative content library into a number of user-driven merchandise options.

Capcom has set up four new shops based on some of its most popular game franchises and designs. Capcom goods, including Monster Hunter® and Classic Arcade properties, are now available on Zazzle and accessible from the main brand page at www.zazzle.com/Capcom:

  • Monster Hunter Tri -- Bring the world and creatures of Monster Hunter Tri to your own hats, t-shirts, hoodies and more!
  • Capcom Classic Arcade -- Create your own retro-chic products with designs from more than 20 classic Capcom games!
  • Power Stone -- The legend of the Power Stones continues at Zazzle! Create products with your favorite characters from this iconic fighting game!
  • Rival Schools® -- Batsu, Shoma, Tiffany and other characters from Aoharu City unite on your choice of Zazzle products!

Capcom's newly launched merchandise shops on Zazzle will initially be available in the U.S. only.

Supporting Quotes
"Capcom's partnership with Zazzle allows fans of both new and classic Capcom franchises to design and customize their own unique, branded items," said Seon King, Senior Director of Licensing, Capcom. "Now Capcom's fans and community can create custom products based on their favorite brands for unique and original products they won't be able to find anywhere else."

"Zazzle is excited to welcome gaming leader Capcom to the Zazzle marketplace," commented Melanie Sherk, VP of business development with Zazzle. "Fans of Capcom's iconic titles can now browse, customize, and purchase top-quality merchandise to create the perfect gift for themselves or a fellow Capcom fan."

Additional information
Visitors to Zazzle can access the new Capcom shops at http://www.zazzle.com/Capcom, and can easily customize any of the thousands of new Capcom licensed products with their own text and images.

Most orders will be produced and shipped within 24 hours.

About Zazzle
Zazzle is the world's leading platform for quality custom products. Zazzle's proprietary technology enables individuals, professional artists, and major brands, including Disney and Hallmark, to create and offer billions of unique products for customers worldwide. Zazzle's rapidly expanding product base covers every topic imaginable and includes Father's Day gifts, custom shirts, business cards, and invites, in addition to a variety of other gifts. Upon creation, products are instantly and accurately visualized on the site and offered in the Zazzle marketplace. When ordered, each product is made on-demand, typically within 24 hours. Launched in 2005 and based in Redwood City, California, Zazzle's vision is to redefine commerce, powered by the world's imagination.

Zazzle global sites are www.zazzle.com, www.zazzle.co.uk, www.zazzle.com.au, www.zazzle.ca, www.zazzle.de, www.zazzle.fr, www.zazzle.es, www.zazzle.pt, www.zazzle.com.br, www.zazzle.co.jp & www.zazzle.co.nz.

©2010 Zazzle Inc. All Rights Reserved. Zazzle and its logo are trademarks or registered trademarks of Zazzle Inc. in the United States and other countries. All other trade names mentioned herein are recognized to be the properties of their respective owners.

About CAPCOM
Capcom is a leading worldwide developer, publisher and distributor of interactive entertainment for game consoles, PCs, handheld and wireless devices. Founded in 1983, the company has created hundreds of games, including best-selling franchises Resident Evil®, Street Fighter®, Mega Man® and Devil May Cry®. Capcom maintains operations in the U.S., U.K., Germany, Tokyo, Hong Kong and Korea, with corporate headquarters located in Osaka, Japan. More information about Capcom can be found on the company web site, www.capcom.com.

Capcom, Rival Schools, Monster Hunter, Resident Evil, Mega Man and Devil May Cry are either registered trademarks or trademarks of Capcom Co., Ltd., in the U.S. or other countries. Street Fighter is a registered trademark of Capcom U.S.A., Inc. in the U.S.

Contact Information

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    Michael Karns
    Zazzle Inc.
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