Yu-Gi-Oh! 5D's Trading Card Game 2009 Collectible Tins Available Now


EL SEGUNDO, Calif. – November 3, 2009 – Knowing that parents are struggling to fulfill those ever-growing holiday wish lists, Konami Digital Entertainment, Inc. (KDE) has the perfect solution with the Yu-Gi-Oh! 5D's TRADING CARD GAME 2009 Collectible Tins. These two unique tins, the second market-wide tin release from KDE this year, are a perfect solution and a great value for anyone searching to satiate an avid collector's appetite this holiday season.

Each tin includes a Secret Rare variant card of the monster depicted on the tin. The Yu-Gi-Oh! 2009 Collectible Tins feature the ultimate monsters from the epic Dark Signers' story arc, as seen on Yu-Gi-Oh! 5D's. The first tin features Rex Goodwin's “Earthbound Immortal Wiraqocha Rasca,” the final of the Earthbound Immortals. Proudly featured on the second tin is Yusei's “Majestic Star Dragon,” his latest upgraded version of “Stardust Dragon.”

Each of the two unique tin designs contain five booster packs, including one pack each of the highly sought-after Ancient Prophecy, Raging Battle and Crimson Crisis, and as a bonus, the tins are the only place to purchase two advance packs of 1st Edition Stardust Overdrive!

Additionally, each tin comes with one pack of Yu-Gi-Oh! 5D's TRADING CARD GAME branded card sleeves, color-coordinated to match the tin. The final two 2009 Collectible Tins are available at hobby and retail stores nationwide for an approximate retail price of $19.99. KDE will also run a targeted television campaign supporting the release of the Yu-Gi-Oh! TCG tins on Cartoon Network, TheCW4Kids, YTV and Teletoon in both the U.S. and Canada beginning on November 2nd.

For more information on Konami Digital Entertainment, Inc. or the Yu-Gi-Oh! TRADING CARD GAME, please visit www.yugioh-card.com.

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, and 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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