San Francisco, CA - (March 14, 2005) - Kohnke Communications LLC, a public relations agency specializing in interactive entertainment announced today that Bandai Games Inc., a publisher of popular games such as "Inuyasha" and "Digimon," selected the agency to oversee public relations strategies and press outreach for their upcoming 2005 line-up.
"As Bandai Games Inc.'s agency of record for 2005, we are committed to creating memorable campaigns for their titles," said Erica Kohnke Kain, president of Kohnke Communications. "We understand the anime, kids, and video game audience, so we feel uniquely qualified to represent Bandai Games Inc. and raise media awareness and coverage for their titles."
"Kohnke Communications' proven experience with successful public relations campaigns in the interactive entertainment industry made it easy for us during the selection process," said John Soller, marketing manager, Bandai Games Inc. "We are thrilled with our new line-up of titles for this year which includes 'One Piece,' 'D.I.C.E.,' and 'Zatch Bell.' We know this agency is excited to work on our titles this year."
About Kohnke Communications LLC
Kohnke Communications is a public relations agency specializing in games. With unparalleled experience and a location in the heart of the games community, the agency's services include crisis consultation, media training seminars, product introductions and event management. In addition, the company offers Game WireTM, a specialized news distribution system. More information about Kohnke Communications is available at http://www.kohnkecomm.com.
About Bandai Games Inc.
Bandai Games Inc. is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Bandai America Incorporated and a leading publisher of interactive entertainment software for popular videogame systems such as the PSPTM handheld entertainment system, PlayStation®2 computer entertainment system, the Xbox® video game system from Microsoft, the Nintendo DSTM, Nintendo GameCubeTM, and the Game Boy® Advance. Unique characters and stimulating game experiences highlight Bandai Games Inc.'s distinctive product lineup which include hit titles such as Inuyasha and Digimon. Bandai Games Inc. is headquartered in Cypress, California. For more information and press downloads please visit: www.BandaiGames.com.
Erica Kohnke Kain