Konami Digital Entertainment, Inc. Helps Duelists Protect Their Favorite Cards with New Yu-Gi-Oh! 5D's Trading Card Game Card Sleeves and Portfolios

Dec 1st 2009

High-Quality Glossy Yu-Gi-Oh! 5D's TRADING CARD GAME SleevesAvailable for the First Time in North America

EL SEGUNDO, Calif. – (December 1, 2010) – Konami Digital Entertainment, Inc. (KDE), the makers of the wildly popular Yu-Gi-Oh! TRADING CARD GAME (TCG), know Duelists enjoy showing off their card collection just as much as crushing an opponent. With this in mind, KDE is pleased to make available to players in the United States new high-quality card sleeves with the most current and remarkable Yu-Gi-Oh! 5D's monster, starting with “Majestic Star Dragon” from Stardust Overdrive!

The card sleeves are the first products to be released in a proposed new line of card game accessories from KDE in 2010. The card sleeves, (MSRP $3.99), are the perfect way to show off your collection to other Duelists. The 50-card pack of sleeves is enough to protect most Duelists' Decks.

In addition, the company is also releasing a binder-sized ten-page card portfolio (each page has nine pockets) designed to protect and highlight individual collections. The nine-pocket U.S. version is in contrast to previously released versions, which hold only four cards per page. The nine-pocket “Majestic Star Dragon” Yu-Gi-Oh! TCG portfolio will have an MSRP of $9.99.

The new Yu-Gi-Oh! TCG card sleeves and nine-pocket portfolios will be available in January 2010.

For more information on Konami Digital Entertainment, Inc., the Yu-Gi-Oh! TRADING CARD GAME or the new card sleeves and portfolios, 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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