Dragon Ball Z TCG Expansion set to release

October 10, 2005 (Dallas, TX)- Score Entertainment, a leading manufacturer of trading card games and collectible cards, announces the first expansion of Dragon Ball Z®, Showdown, to release November 23, 2005.

The expansion centers on the uncut episodes 32-66 of the Dragon Ball Z series and includes Saiyan and Frieza saga, which features the end of Goku's fight with Vegeta and the first half of their trip to Namek.

Players can choose a fighting style that best suits their personality and for the first time play as Launch, who has her own personality card.

The game incorporates key pieces of the storyline with the introduction of new villains, Zarbon, Dodoria, and Frieza. Even victory conditions such as Dragon Ball and Survival, which allow players to work toward collecting all seven Dragon Balls while fighting like characters, emulate the television program.

“Showdown gives all Dragon Ball Z fans what they are looking for in expanding the Dragon Ball Z TCG. Look for this set to closely tie in plot points from the show as well as adding more depth to the TCG,” said Aik Tongtharadol, the Dragon Ball Z designer and first Dragon Ball Z champion.

Showdown features a 121 card core set, including 46 Commons, 39 Uncommons and 36 Rares with a suggested retail price of $3.29 per pack.

The 2006 competitive tournament schedule for Dragon Ball Z will be announced in the coming months. Find the schedule along with card previews and the Dragon Ball Z card library online at www.DragonBallZTCG.com.

DBZ airs primetime on Cartoon Network Monday through Thursday evening at 10:30 pm EST and consistently ranks as one of the Top 10 shows for boys 9-14!

About Score Entertainment
Score Entertainment, a subsidiary of Donruss Playoff L.P., is a leading producer of premium quality Trading Card Games (TCG). Since its inception in 2000, Score Entertainment has positioned itself as a category innovator that consistently brings consumers a fun and unique gaming experience. Combining superior game design and sharp business and licensing acumen, Score Entertainment produces such popular TCG hits as Dragon Ball Z Trading Card Game, Inuyasha Trading Card Game, Case Closed Trading Card Game, Dragon Booster Trading Card Game, Sonic X Trading Card Game, and Epic Trading Card Game. Score Entertainment is based in Arlington, Texas with distribution in the United States, Canada and Australia. For more information visit, www.ScoreEnt.com.

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