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Check Out What Konami Digital Entertainment Has To Offer At San Diego Comic-Con
Attendees Can Get into Character with Personalized Yu-Gi-Oh! TRADING CARD GAME Token Cards and Purchase an Exclusive Game Mat
EL SEGUNDO, Calif., July 11, 2013 — San Diego Comic-Con International 2013 attendees will not want to miss what Konami Digital Entertainment, Inc. (Konami), the makers of the global pop-culture sensation, the Yu-Gi-Oh! TRADING CARD GAME (TCG), has to offer at this year’s show. Konami will be featuring the world’s best-selling Yu-Gi-Oh! TCG at booth #3713 and providing plenty of entertaining and engaging activities for attendees to experience at San Diego Comic-Con International from July 18th – July 21st.
Year after year, tens of thousands of pop-culture buffs of all ages descend upon Comic-Con for this world-renowned four-day show. This year they will want to make the Konami booth their first stop because, for the very first time, Konami will be selling a must-get for Comic-Con attendees, an exclusive Yu-Gi-Oh! TCG double game mat! A limited quantity will be available for $30 during the show. Also fans will want to create their own exclusive one-of-a-kind Yu-Gi-Oh! Token Card. They can choose from five different card backgrounds with characters, including favorites like Yusei, Jaden, Yugi and Yuma – suitable for use during Duels! Duelists can also create their own COSSY ID card.
Fans can also get a first look and purchase Yu-Gi-Oh! TCG products at Comic-Con, including the recently released Battle Pack 2: War of the Giants and Number Hunters! As a bonus, for Comic-Con attendees who purchase a minimum $10 worth of product, Konami is offering a free Yu-Gi-Oh! TCG Score pad.
With Token Card in hand, attendees will want to make their way to a game table and get a Yu-Gi-Oh! TCG demonstration from the experts. Those completing a demo will receive a show exclusive coupon good for 50% off the purchase of either a Starter Deck: Xyz Symphony or a Starter Deck: Dawn of the Xyz or they can use a $3 off coupon for Super Starter: V for Victory (redeemable only at Konami’s booth during Comic-Con). Additionally, they can snap a photo with the oversized Utopia statue as a show keepsake!
For the avid Duelist or players looking for a more formal gameplay experience, Konami will host a variety of Yu-Gi-Oh! TCG events in Ballroom 16 A throughout the entire convention including Duel the Master, Duelist League geared toward new players, Battle Pack Sealed Deck Tournaments and Win-A Mat.
San Diego Comic Con hours:
Wednesday, July 17: 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. (Preview Night; some activities not available)
Thursday, July 18: 9:30 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.
Friday, July 19: 9:30 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.
Saturday, July 20: 9:30 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.
Sunday, July 21: 9:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Duelists can tune in every Saturday morning for the all-new Yu-Gi-Oh! ZEXAL animated series and classic Yu-Gi-Oh! episodes on Vortexx on The CW in the United States. In addition, classic Yu-Gi-Oh! episodes air weekdays on Nicktoons, along with Yu-Gi-Oh! ZEXAL airing on the network Saturday and Sunday mornings. In Canada, Duelists can watch episodes of Yu-Gi-Oh! ZEXAL every Friday and Saturday on YTV!
For more information on Konami or the Yu-Gi-Oh! TRADING CARD GAME, please visit www.yugioh-card.com or call 310-220-8630.
About The Yu-Gi-Oh! TCG
The Yu-Gi-Oh! TRADING CARD GAME is the #1 trading card game in the world with over 25 billion cards sold. It is a game of strategy, where players create individual Decks of cards collected from Structure Decks and Booster Packs. Two players engage in a Duel while using cards that represent powerful monsters, magical Spells and surprising Traps. Duelists with well-constructed Decks, dominating monsters, solid strategy and good fortune are the victors in the Yu-Gi-Oh! TCG. Konami Digital Entertainment, Inc. is the exclusive licensee and rights holder to the Yu-Gi-Oh! TCG in North America and Latin America.
KONAMI is a leading developer, publisher and manufacturer of electronic entertainment properties and traditional trading card games. KONAMI’s software titles include the popular franchises Metal Gear Solid, Silent Hill, DanceDanceRevolution and Castlevania, among other top sellers. KONAMI is also the manufacturer of the wildly popular Yu-Gi-Oh! TRADING CARD GAME, which has sold more than 25 billion cards worldwide. The latest information about KONAMI can be found on the Web at www.konami.com. KONAMI CORPORATION is a publicly traded company based in Tokyo, Japan with subsidiary offices, Konami Digital Entertainment Co., Ltd. in Tokyo, Japan, Konami Digital Entertainment, Inc. in the United States and Konami Digital Entertainment B.V. in Windsor, the United Kingdom. KONAMI CORPORATION is traded in the United States on the New York Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol KNM. Details of the products published by KONAMI can be found at www.konami.com.