Wednesday, October 7, 2015
KONAMI DIGITAL ENTERTAINMENT HEADS TO THE BIG APPLE TO SHOW OFF ITS Yu-Gi-Oh! TRADING CARD GAME AT NEW YORK COMIC CON
Company’s Offerings Include Custom Token Card, Duel the Master, Tournaments and an Exclusive Game Mat
El Segundo, Calif. (October 5, 2015) – Konami Digital Entertainment, Inc. (KONAMI) delivers plenty of exciting activities for attendees to experience as they crisscross the floor of the East Coast’s biggest pop culture convention, New York Comic Con (NYCC), held at the Javits Center. The company will feature its multiple Guinness World Record holding Yu-Gi-Oh! TRADING CARD GAME (TCG) in booth #1320 during the show’s October 8 – October 11 run.
Every fall, pop culture enthusiasts from all over the world head to NYCC to see what is new and trending and KONAMI is in the center of it all! Attendees will want to reserve a spot in line to create their own exclusive one-of-a-kind Yu-Gi-Oh! Token Card at the Yu-Gi-Oh! green screen photo booth. They can choose from six different card backgrounds, including favorites like Yugi, Jaden, Yusei, and Yuma, plus new designs that include Yuya and the 2015 NYCC logo – all suitable for use during Duels.
Attendees new to the Yu-Gi-Oh! TCG can head to a game table to get a demonstration from the experts. Those completing a demo will receive a demo deck and show-exclusive coupon good for $3 off the purchase of either Super Starter: Space-Time Showdown or Space-Time Showdown Power Box, or $5 off the purchase of Super Starter: V for Victory (redeemable only at KONAMI’s booth during NYCC).
At the booth’s retail counter, fans will want to buy an NYCC exclusive Yu-Gi-Oh! TCG game mat before it sells out! Available for just $30, this collectible game mat features Kaiba and his fearsome Blue-Eyes Ultimate Dragon. For those wanting to add to their existing card portfolio they can also purchase new and popular Yu-Gi-Oh! TCG products every day of the show while supplies last, including new releases like High-Speed Riders, 2015 Mega-Tins, and Synchron Extreme Structure Deck, in addition to popular sets like Duelist Pack: Battle City and Clash of Rebellions. Products are only available while supplies last, so be sure to stop by early!
Attendees looking for a chance to show off their Dueling skills will have plenty of opportunity to do so right at the KONAMI booth, with a variety of free Tournaments held through all four days of the show. Players feeling at the top of their game can throw down the ultimate challenge and Duel the Master as he sits on his royal throne, for a chance to take home some other prizes!
Fans can also demo the latest Yu-Gi-Oh! video game at the booth! Duelists can relive past Dueling glory with Yu-Gi-Oh! Legacy of the Duelist, which features a deep Story Campaign, new Battle Pack Sealed Deck and Draft play, and more! Yu-Gi-Oh! Legacy of the Duelist is available on the PS4™ system on the PlayStation®Network and on Xbox One from the Xbox Games Store for $19.99. Yu-Gi-Oh! Legacy of the Duelist is rated E10+ (Fantasy Violence, Mild Blood, Suggestive Themes) by the ESRB.
A New York Comic Con badge will be required to attend. For more information about the event: http://www.newyorkcomiccon.com/
New York Comic-Con hours:
Thursday, October 8: 10:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.
Friday, October 9: 10:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.
Saturday, October 10: 10:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.
Sunday, October 11: 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Duelists can watch all-new Yu-Gi-Oh! ZEXAL episodes every Tuesday as well as all of classic Yu-Gi-Oh!, Yu-Gi-Oh! GX, and Yu-Gi-Oh! 5D’s on www.yugioh.com in the United States. In addition, Yu-Gi-Oh! ZEXAL airs Saturday mornings on Nicktoons from 10-11. In Canada, Duelists can watch episodes of Yu-Gi-Oh! ARC-V every Friday and Saturday on Teletoon! For more information on KONAMI or the Yu-Gi-Oh! TRADING CARD GAME, please visit www.yugioh-card.com or call 310-220-8630 to speak directly with a Yu-Gi-Oh! customer support team member.
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 HOLDINGS CORPORATION is a publicly traded company based in Tokyo, Japan with subsidiaries, Konami Digital Entertainment Co., Ltd. in Tokyo, Japan, Konami Digital Entertainment, Inc. in the United States and Konami Digital Entertainment B.V. in Windsor, the United Kingdom. Details of the products published by KONAMI can be found at www.konami.com.