New Yu-Gi-Oh! Trading Card Game Collectible Tins Available November 2

Oct 19th 2010

EMBRACE THE DRAGONS' MIGHT IN THE NEW Yu-Gi-Oh! TRADING CARD GAME COLLECTIBLE TINS
Second Wave of 2010 COLLECTIBLE TINS Available for Holiday Season


El Segundo, CA (October 19, 2010) – Releasing on November 2nd, two new Yu-Gi-Oh! TRADING CARD GAME (TCG) 2010 Collectible Tins feature upgraded versions of already powerful Synchro Monsters, making these tins a coveted item this season. This potent assortment of extraordinary cards, packaged in a uniquely designed tin, makes for an ideal way to store Decks, cards, and anything else for safekeeping. These two new tins complete the five-tin set offered by Konami Digital Entertainment, Inc. (Konami) this year.

Each tin includes a Secret Rare variant card of the monster depicted on the tin, along with four additional Super Rare variant cards, plus five booster packs – one pack of Hidden Arsenal or Stardust Overdrive, one pack each of Absolute Powerforce and Duelist Revolution, and two packs of The Shining Darkness.

The cosmic Shooting Star Dragon tin illuminates the void of deep space. Yusei's famous Stardust Dragon gets an upgrade as Shooting Star Dragon. This Level 10 Synchro Monster has 3300 ATK and three key abilities. If you want to, you can even use all three abilities in the same turn! Shooting Star Dragon can stop your opponent's cards from destroying your monsters, stop your opponent's attacks, or even attack several times in the same turn (if you have some Tuner monsters hanging out near the top of your Deck)! In addition to five packs and a Secret Rare version of the Shooting Star Dragon card, this tin includes Elemental Hero Ocean and three other Super Rare cards.

The Red Nova Dragon tin glows a fiery red with all the intensity of an exploding star! As an upgraded version of another Synchro Monster, Red Dragon Archfiend, the Red Nova Dragon is so powerful that in order to Summon it, you'll need TWO Tuner monsters to combine with your Red Dragon Archfiend. But all that work is worth it, because it hits the field with 4500 Attack Points – or more – and cannot be destroyed by your opponent's cards. Red Nova Dragon can even protect your weaker monsters by stopping your opponent from attacking them. This tin comes with five packs, a Red Nova Dragon Secret Rare card, along with Red Dragon Archfiend and three other Super Rare variant cards.

The final two 2010 Collectible Tins are available at hobby and retail stores nationwide November 2 for an approximate retail price of $19.99.

The Yu-Gi-Oh! 5D's animated series can be seen in the United States on Saturday mornings on TheCW4Kids block. For more information on Konami, the Yu-Gi-Oh! TRADING CARD GAME or the 2010 Collectible Tins 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 22 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.

About KONAMI
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 22 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 GmbH in Frankfurt, Germany. 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.

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