Yugi & Slifer Team Up on Konami Digital Entertainment's Latest Yu-Gi-Oh! Trading Card Game Card Sleeves

May 20th 2011
El Segundo, CA (May 20, 2011) – Duelists have been clamoring for Konami Digital Entertainment (Konami) to release its next set of Yu-Gi-Oh! TRADING CARD GAME (TCG) accessories and the time has now arrived. Konami is set to release its next accessory for Duelists, featuring legendary Duelist Yugi Muto and his first Egyptian God Card: Slifer the Sky Dragon. The Yugi & Slifer Card Sleeves hit store shelves nationwide on May 24.

These new high-quality card sleeves, based on the original Yu-Gi-Oh! animated series, celebrate the groundbreaking Battle City storyline by pairing up Yugi and his first of three Egyptian God Cards! Each $3.99 pack holds 50 Yugi & Slifer Card Sleeves.

The Battle City storyline remains one of the most popular Yu-Gi-Oh! stories ever told, which will give Duelists, new and old, extra initiative to run out to their favorite store and grab these Egyptian God Card inspired sleeves while they last. They also make a fantastic pair with the upcoming Yugi Game Mat or Yugi & Kaiba Game Mat, available separately in June's Gold Series 4: Pyramids Edition.

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, the Yugi & Slifer Card Sleeves, Gold Series 4: Pyramids Edition, 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.

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, 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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