Duelist will Break Down Barriers with the Yu-Gi-Oh! Trading Card Game Lord of the Tachyon Galaxy Booster Set

May 1st 2013
Official Tournament Stores to Host Sneak Peek Events May 11th and/or May 12th

El Segundo, CA (April 30, 2013) – Boom! Bang! Bam! The latest Yu-Gi-Oh! TRADING CARD GAME booster set, Lord of the Tachyon Galaxy, from Konami Digital Entertainment, Inc. (Konami) breaks all barriers and introduces Number monsters that go beyond the 100 limit! Lord of the Tachyon Galaxy ($3.99 MSRP per 9-card pack) is smashing its way to store shelves and will be available for Duelists on May 17! For those Duelists who can't wait to play the new core booster set, Official Tournament Stores will hold special Sneak Peek events on May 11th and/or May 12th.

Surpassing previous Xyz Monsters was not enough – the new Mecha Phantom Beasts make it easier to Xyz Summon high-Ranking monsters! But Mecha Phantom Beasts aren't the only monsters in the skies, though. Harpies have been a favorite of Duelists since they first appeared in 2002, and now they're finally getting new monsters in this set, including their very own Xyz Monster!

Lord of the Tachyon Galaxy is also chock full of brand new cards for popular decks like Fire Fists, Mermails, Prophecy, Madolche, Noble Knights, Constellars, Evilswarm, Dragons, and Fire Kings. Plus the new Rank-Up-Magic card gives a new way to upgrade Xyz Monsters. Duelists and the Yu-Gi-Oh! TRADING CARD GAME will never be the same again!

100-card complete set:
48 Common Cards
20 Rare Cards
14 Super Rare Cards
10 Ultra Rare Cards
8 Secret Rare Cards

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, the leading Saturday morning kids broadcast network in the United States. 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.

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 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 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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