The First All-Foil Yu-Gi-Oh! Trading Card Game Special Edition

Jun 22nd 2011

Hidden Arsenal Special Edition Reawakens Mighty X-Saber, Dragunity, Naturia & Ice Barrier Monsters

The First ALL-Foil Yu-Gi-Oh! TRADING CARD GAME Special Edition El Segundo, CA (June 22, 2011) – Konami Digital Entertainment, Inc. (Konami) brings back the first three Yu-Gi-Oh! Trading Card Game (TCG) Hidden Arsenal releases at an extraordinary value with the Hidden Arsenal Special Edition. Each Hidden Arsenal Special Edition box includes one pack each of Hidden Arsenal, Hidden Arsenal 2 and Hidden Arsenal 3, along with one of two special variant cards!

Releasing on July 26th, Hidden Arsenal Special Edition (MSRP $9.99 per Special Edition Box) will include dozens of monsters for Decks like X-Sabers, Dragunity, Naturia, Ice Barrier, Fabled, Allies of Justice, Genex, Worms, and more. Duelists can create fiercely competitive themed Decks, mix a bunch of different kinds of monsters together to create a brand new Deck, trade with friends, or make a fun Deck concentrated on a specific monster group.

Each Hidden Arsenal Special Edition comes with a Super Rare variant of either XX-Saber Emmersblade or Naturia Pineapple, both highly sought after and extremely useful cards.

XX-Saber Emmersblade is one of the vital cards that made X-Sabers a dominant force in tournaments. Since its initial release as a Secret Rare card in Absolute Powerforce, XX-Saber Emmersblade has been in high demand. When XX-Saber Emmersblade is defeated in battle, players can Special Summon any Level 4 or lower “X-Saber” monster from their Deck. And with so many fantastic X-Sabers in Hidden Arsenal Special Edition, they can route their line of attack in any direction!

A Secret Rare card in Duelist Revolution, the durable Naturia Pineapple performs perfectly in a Naturia Deck, since so many Naturia monsters work great in combination. At the same time, Naturia Pineapple excels in a general Plant Deck, or a Plant/Beast hybrid Deck as Naturia Pineapple transforms everything the player controls into a Plant, making Plant combo cards function with everything. Duelists are able to put non-Plant monsters in the Deck, and still merge them with their Plant effects, since they will be Plants while on the field. Players can also take command of an opponent's monsters and convert them into Plants!

Each Hidden Arsenal Special Edition contains:

  • One pack: Hidden Arsenal
  • One pack: Hidden Arsenal 2
  • One pack: Hidden Arsenal 3
  • One of two Variant Cards

Each Saturday morning in the United States Duelists can catch TV episodes of the original Yu-Gi-Oh! series, along with the new Yu-Gi-Oh! 5D's series, on TheCW4Kids block. For more information on Konami, Hidden Arsenal Special Edition 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 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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