EL SEGUNDO, Calif., July 6, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Konami Digital Entertainment, Inc. (Konami), the makers of the global pop-culture sensation Yu-Gi-Oh! TRADING CARD GAME (TCG), brings a host of fun and engaging activities for attendees to experience at the San Diego Comic-Con International from July 12th – July 15th. Showcasing the world's best-selling Yu-Gi-Oh! TCG, the Konami booth (#3713) is a must-visit for attendees of all ages during the massively famous five day show.
Each year Comic-Con lives up to its reputation for delivering the best pop-culture keepsakes. And this year attendees will want to make a beeline to the Konami booth to create their own exclusive one-of-a-kind Yu-Gi-Oh! Token Card. They can choose from five different card backgrounds with characters, including favorites like Yusei Fudo, Kaiba Seto and Yuma Tsukumo, to create their own personalized Token Card – suitable for use during Duels! Duelists can also create their own COSSY ID card needed for tournament play.
Attendees can get a first look and also purchase Yu-Gi-Oh! TCG products at Comic-Con, including the exciting new Samurai Warlords Structure Deck and Battle Pack: Epic Dawn! With Token Card in hand, attendees will want to stick around and get a Yu-Gi-Oh! game demonstration from the experts. Those completing a demo will receive a show exclusive coupon good for $2 off the purchase of a Starter Deck: Xyz Symphony (redeemable only at Konami's booth during Comic-Con). Additionally, they can try out the recently released Yu-Gi-Oh! BAM Facebook game – an entry level version of the world's most popular TCG!
For the avid Duelist or players looking for a more formal gameplay experience, Konami will host Yu-Gi-Oh! TCG open play in Ballroom 16 A throughout the entire convention.
San Diego Comic-Con hours:
Wednesday, July 11: 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. (Preview Night; some activities not available)
Thursday, July 12: 9:30 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.
Friday, July 13: 9:30 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.
Saturday, July 14: 9:30 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.
Sunday, July 15: 9:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
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! ZEXAL every Friday and Saturday on YTV! Fans can also view their favorite Yu-Gi-Oh! episodes at www.CW4Kids.com.
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 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.
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 25 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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