Yu-Gi-Oh! TRADING CARD GAME Extreme Victory


El Segundo, CA (May11, 2011) –
For three years, Synchro Monsters have dominated the Yu-Gi-Oh! TRADING CARD GAME. Now, they have finally reached their ultimate evolution with the release of Extreme Victory, the latest must-have booster pack set from Konami Digital Entertainment (Konami).

The new Tech Genus (T.G.) Decks are specially designed to crank-out Synchro Monsters over and over again at a fast and furious pace. With unbelievable flexibility, the T.G. Decks enable Synchro Monsters to be at their ultimate extreme. When most T.G. monsters get destroyed, they allow players to add another monster to their hand (or maybe draw an extra card!) to continue the combos. With this unique feature, Duelists can upgrade their field set-up every turn to get the exact monsters needed to execute the right Synchro Summons.

Extreme Victory, available now, is jammed with powerful cards including eleven T.G. Monsters, five of which are the biggest and baddest Synchro Monsters around! T.G. Wonder Magician will help to destroy Spells and Traps while T.G. Blade Blaster and its 3300 ATK deflect danger. Not to be outdone, the formidable T.G. Halberd Cannon can negate Summons and revive T.G. Synchros!

Duelists can also put the smackdown on Synchro Monsters with Meklords, a vast army of hungry machines. When they see a Synchro Monster, they simply devour it – and use its powers for themselves! With the arrival of the Meklord army, Synchro Monsters everywhere are now marked targets.

Whether you like Six Samurai, Gladiator Beasts, Blackwings, or another Deck entirely, Extreme Victory is loaded with new cards to make just about any Deck more potent. It even contains the new Elemental Hero Neos Knight from the Yu-Gi-Oh! 3D: Bonds Beyond Time movie. As a precursor to new monsters coming later this year (stay tuned), Extreme Victory contains special cards to make these upcoming monsters even better! Duelists should jump on the chance now to grab Psi-Beast, Reborn Tengu and Tour Guide From the Underworld. These cards are sure to be in hot demand later this year.

Extreme Victory contains 100 cards (MSRP: $3.99 per pack):
48 Common
20 Rare
14 Super Rare
10 Ultra Rare
8 Secret Rare

The Extreme Victory booster pack will be supported by a dedicated two-week advertising campaign beginning May 10th.

Each Saturday morning in the United States Duelists can catch TV episodes of the original Yu-Gi-Oh! series, along with the new Yu-Gi-Oh! 5D's 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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