Yu-Gi-Oh! 5D's Trading Card Game Absolute Powerforce Booster Pack Sneak Peek February 6-7, 2010

Booster Packs Feature the Season Finale Monsters from the Dark Signers' Storyline

El Segundo, CA (January 21, 2010) – Continuing its commitment of year-round support to hobby stores nationally, Konami Digital Entertainment, Inc. (KDE) today announced plans for the company's first Yu-Gi-Oh! TRADING CARD GAME (TCG) Sneak Peek event of 2010 featuring the soon-to-be released Absolute Powerforce booster set.

Absolute Powerforce (MSRP $3.99 per nine-card pack) will first be released at Official Tournament Stores participating in KDE's Sneak Peek on either February 6 and/or February 7, depending on the store's preference. The Absolute Powerforce booster set will be available nationwide at those hobby stores not participating in the Sneak Peek event, and at other retailers, on February 16. New for 2010, based on feedback provided by Official Tournament Stores, and beginning with the Absolute Powerforce Sneak Peek, each Duelist will be eligible to play in one Sneak Peek event per day.

Five unbelievable Synchro Monsters anchor the Absolute Powerforce 100-card set, including new trump cards used by Yusei and Jack, as well as the amazing new Sun & Moon Dragons of Rex Goodwin. Absolute Powerforce also includes a brand new X-Saber Synchro Monster and as an added bonus for long-time Duelists, The Gravekeepers return – having first debuted in 2003.

The Yu-Gi-Oh! 5D's animated series can be seen in the United States Monday through Saturday on Cartoon Network. The original Yu-Gi-Oh! animated series can be seen Saturday mornings on TheCW4Kids block. For more information on Konami Digital Entertainment, Inc., the Yu-Gi-Oh! TRADING CARD GAME or the Absolute Powerforce Sneak Peek, please visit www.yugioh-card.com or call 310-220-8630.

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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