El Segundo, CA (August 6 2012)
– Avid gamers across the world know that August isn't complete without a trip to Gen Con Indianapolis and Konami Digital Entertainment
, Inc. (Konami
), the maker of the best-selling Yu-Gi-Oh!
TRADING CARD GAME (TCG), is ready to help make it “the best four days in gaming” with a wide array of awesome activities for gamers of all ages to experience. At the four-day show August 16th – 19th, activities will include Yu-Gi-Oh!
TCG tournaments, game demonstrations and even a Sneak Peek of the upcoming booster set, Return of the Duelist slated to release later this month!
Gen Con Indy attendees will want to head straight to the Konami
booth (#701) to create their one-of-a-kind Yu-Gi-Oh!
Token Card. They can choose from five fun card backgrounds including ones with character favorites like Yusei Fudo and Yugi Muto, to create their own personalized Token Card which is suitable for use during Duels! For those not familiar with the ‘how-tos’ of the game, experts will be available at the booth to give hands-on demonstrations. Attendees should make sure to redeem the show exclusive coupon, found in the Gen Con Coupon Book, good for $2 off the purchase of a Starter Deck: Xyz Symphony (redeemable only at Konami
's booth during Gen Con).
Additionally, players wanting to road-test their Decks can even Duel former U.S. and YCS Champions who will be onsite throughout the show! Always a hit with the crowd is the Yu-Gi-Oh!
DUEL TERMINAL arcade-style machine that plays and teaches the Yu-Gi-Oh!
TCG, and dispenses cards to players. And for fans who want the ultimate digital experience, they can play the upcoming XBox Live
® Arcade game, Yu-Gi-Oh!
5Ds Decade Duel.
Attendees won't want to leave the show without a backpack full of new cards and accessories for their Decks by purchasing an assortment Yu-Gi-Oh!
TCG products at Gen Con, including the brand new 2012 Collectible Tins featuring Heroic Champion – Excalibur and Evolzar Dolkka!Konami
will have many opportunities throughout the four-day show for the avid Duelist or players looking for more gameplay experiences. In Hall K – look for the large yuma
balloon – Konami
is even giving attendees a chance to preview their upcoming booster set, Return of the Duelist, at a Sneak Peek on Sunday, nearly two weeks before the general public can purchase it. There will also be ongoing events open to everyone including Win-a-Mat, Battle Pack Epic Dawn Sealed Pack Tournament and ATTACK OF THE GIANT CARD!! events, all sure to satisfy players at all levels.
Every Saturday morning, Duelists can watch the all-new Yu-Gi-Oh! Zexal
animated series as well as classic Yu-Gi-Oh!
episodes on TheCW4Kids programming block, the leading Saturday morning kids broadcast network in the United States. In Canada, Duelists can watch episodes of Yu-Gi-Oh! 5D's
every Friday and Saturday on YTV
! Fans can also view their favorite Yu-Gi-Oh!
episodes at www.CW4Kids.com
For more information on the Yu-Gi-Oh!
TRADING CARD GAME Hidden Arsenal 6: Omega Xyz booster set, or Konami Digital Entertainment
, Inc. please visit www.yugioh-card.com
or call 310-220-8630.About The Yu-Gi-Oh! TCG
TRADING CARD GAME is the #1 trading card game in the world with over 25 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 KONAMIKONAMI
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 25 billion cards worldwide. The latest information about KONAMI
can be found on the Web at www.konami.com
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