Konami Digital Entertainment, Inc. Reveals Plans for New Yu-Gi-Oh! 5D's Trading Card Game Pegasus League

Nov 11th 2009

Weekly Events at Official Tournament Stores Reward Creative Deck Builders

EL SEGUNDO, Calif. – (November 11, 2009) – Konami Digital Entertainment, Inc. (KDE) is bringing an opportunity to host weekly Yu-Gi-Oh! 5D's TRADING CARD GAME Pegasus Leagues to Official Tournament Stores. The Pegasus League, first unveiled in August at Gen Con Indy, is the perfect environment to showcase the effectiveness of a Duelist's creative deck-building skills.

KDE will regularly select a brand new format, offering new opportunities for Duelists in search of fun and unique challenges. Starting in November, the challenge is that all Decks must be constructed so that the Main Deck includes four EARTH, four FIRE, four WATER, and four WIND monsters. Each time the format is updated, the latest rules will be posted online on www.yugioh-card.com.

Duelists can meet each week and play a Swiss Round event using their Decks from the current League Format. Participants will earn points for playing, along with bonus points for winning. At the end of each month, the top four League competitors can win additional prizes. Further details on the Yu-Gi-Oh! 5D's TRADING CARD GAME Pegasus League can be found at www.yugioh-card.com/en/league/index.html.

Official Tournament Stores only need a supply of Turbo Packs and a reliable judge to host a dedicated weekly Pegasus League tournament. There are no kits to order or keep refilled. In fact, if a store is already running local tournaments, they already have nearly everything needed to host a Pegasus League weekly event!

For more information on Konami Digital Entertainment, Inc., the Yu-Gi-Oh! TRADING CARD GAME, or the company's tournaments and events, 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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