Yu-Gi-Oh! Trading Card Game Extravaganza in Los Angeles January 22-23, 2011


Weekend Event will be held at the Los Angeles Convention Center

El Segundo, CA (December 15, 2010) –
Konami Digital Entertainment, Inc. (Konami) is opening the doors of the Los Angeles Convention Center to the Dueling community for a Yu-Gi-Oh! TRADING CARD GAME (TCG) weekend-long Events Extravaganza that is open to the public, beginning January 22, with registration starting promptly at 9 a.m.

With Yu-Gi-Oh! TCG activities for every skill level, players can spend their entire weekend Dueling in hopes of winning cool Yu-Gi-Oh! TCG prizes. Konami's popular Yu-Gi-Oh! TCG weekend activities include Tin Challenges, ATTACK OF THE GIANT CARD!!, Win-A-Mat, Pegasus Challenge, Dragon Duel, Go for the Gold, and an event for the video game crowd – the World Championship 2010 Nintendo DS Tournament, utilizing Yu-Gi-Oh! 5D's World Championship 2010 Reverse of Arcadia. In addition, Konami will be awarding an event exclusive Yu-Gi-Oh! TCG Extravaganza Game Mat as a door prize throughout the weekend.

Other Duelists who are more advanced will look to outlast and outplay their peers in the Regional Qualifiers and earn an invitation to their respective 2011 World Championship Qualifier events, to be held next year.

A complete list of entry fees, time of events and their corresponding prizes will be available at www.yugioh-card.com/en/events closer to the event.

Event Address:
Los Angeles Convention Center
Room 403 A-B
1201 South Figueroa St.
Los Angeles, CA 90015

Duelists unable to participate in the Yu-Gi-Oh! TCG Events Extravaganza event can catch up on a variety of blog coverage and photo galleries of the event provided by Konami staff at www.yugioh-card.com/en/events.

Each Saturday morning in the United States Duelists can catch one classic episode, along with two additional episodes from the Yu-Gi-Oh! 5D's animated series, on TheCW4Kids block. For more information on Konami or the Yu-Gi-Oh! TRADING CARD GAME, 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.

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, 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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