Yu-Gi-Oh! Trading Card Game at San Diego Comic-ConJul 21st 2014
El Segundo, CA (July 21, 2014) – San Diego Comic-Con International 2014 attendees will want to dash on over to the Konami Digital Entertainment, Inc. (KONAMI) booth #3713 as the company shows off its global pop-culture sensation, the Yu-Gi-Oh! TRADING CARD GAME (TCG). KONAMI will be showcasing the world's best-selling Yu-Gi-Oh! TCG and providing attendees loads of entertaining and engaging activities to experience at San Diego Comic-Con International from July 23rd – July 27th.
The world famous four-day show continues to draw more than 100,000 pop-culture fanatics every year. 2014 is expected to be bigger and better than ever and KONAMI is in the heart of the action. Fans will want to grab a spot in line to create their own exclusive one-of-a-kind Yu-Gi-Oh! Token Card. They can choose from six different card backgrounds, including favorites like Yusei, Jaden, Yugi, Astral, Yuma, and the World Championship Qualifier logo – suitable for use during Duels! Plus, in a new twist this year, Token Cards can be uploaded to the Yu-Gi-Oh! TCG Facebook page!
Fans will be treated to a new experience at Yu-Gi-Oh! events with Yu-Gi-Oh! Duel Dash, an interactive mini-game based on the TCG featuring Kuribohs! It's a race to the Finish Line as Duelists compete against each other while negotiating obstacles and acquiring cards to slow down their opponent or to give themselves a boost!
Comic-Con attendees looking for that all-important Con Exclusive can get a Yu-Gi-Oh! TCG game mat! Available for just $30, this collectible game mat featuring Kaiba and his monster Obelisk the Tormenter is one of three “Summer Exclusive” Game Mats being produced by KONAMI this year. Fans can also purchase new and popular Yu-Gi-Oh! TCG products every day of the show while supplies last, including the recently released Super Starter: Space-Time Showdown and Realm of Light Structure Deck!
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. KONAMI will also be instructing players on how to utilize the new Pendulum Summon game mechanic during demos. Those completing a demo will receive a show exclusive coupon good for $5 off the purchase of either a Starter Deck: Dawn of the Xyz or Super Starter: V for Victory or $3 off the purchase of Super Starter: Space-Time Showdown (redeemable only at KONAMI's booth during Comic-Con). Additionally, players feeling confident that their game is in top form can Duel the Master as he sits on his royal throne.
For the avid Duelist or players looking for more opportunities to Duel, KONAMI will host a variety of Yu-Gi-Oh! TCG events in Ballroom 15A on the mezzanine floor from Thursday through Sunday including Duel the KONAMI Judge, Duelist League (geared toward new players), Battle Pack Sealed Deck Tournaments and Win-A Mat.
San Diego Comic Con hours:
Wednesday, July 23: 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. (Preview Night; some activities not available)
Thursday, July 24: 9:30 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.
Friday, July 25: 9:30 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.
Saturday, July 26: 9:30 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.
Sunday, July 27: 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, Yu-Gi-Oh! ZEXAL airs twice on Sundays on Nicktoons. 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 to speak directly with a Yu-Gi-Oh! customer support team member.
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 subsidiaries, 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.