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Its Time to Duel! Yu-Gi-Oh! TCG is at New York Comic Con! [UPDATED]

Yu-Gi-Oh! TRADING CARD GAME is excited to share details around their participation at New York Comic Con (NYCC) which is taking place October 5-8. Highlights include personalized Yu-Gi-Oh! TCG token cards, an exclusive game mat, free tournaments and more!

duel links temp titleAttendees can also experience the free-to-play mobile game Yu-Gi-Oh! Duel Links at NYCC. 

For more information, check out the press release below:

IT’S TIME TO DUEL AT NEW YORK COMIC CON! KONAMI DIGITAL ENTERTAINMENT SHOWCASES ITS Yu-Gi-Oh! TRADING CARD GAME AND MUCH MORE

Company’s Con Offerings Include Personalized Yu-Gi-Oh! TRADING CARD GAME Token Card, an Exclusive Game Mat, Free Tournaments and more!

El Segundo, Calif. (September 29, 2017) – New York Comic Con (NYCC) attendees will want to make Konami Digital Entertainment, Inc.’s (KONAMI) Booth #1321 a frequent stop as the company showcases the world’s best-selling Yu-Gi-Oh! TRADING CARD GAME (TCG). KONAMI will be offering plenty of exciting activities for attendees to experience at NYCC from October 5-8 at the Javits Center.

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The East Coast’s largest pop culture convention attracted over 185,000 fans last year and is expected to be bigger and better than ever in 2017, with KONAMI in the middle of it all. Always a popular item, fans will want to line up early to create their own one-of-a-kind Yu-Gi-Oh! Token Card. They can choose from 6 different card backgrounds, with Dueling legends Yugi, Jaden, Yusei, Yuma, Yuya or the New York Comic Con Exclusive logo – all suitable for use during Duels!

Attendees looking for that all important Comic-Con exclusive can head over to the booth’s retail counter early in the show to get KONAMI’s limited edition, Yu-Gi-Oh! TCG game mat before it sells out! Available for just $30, this collectible mat features the singular awesomeness that is Seto Kaiba!

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Exclusive Game Mat for 2017 New York Comic Con

Fans can also get a first look and purchase Yu-Gi-Oh! TCG products at NYCC every day of the show while supplies last, including the recently released Legendary Duelists, Code of the Duelist and Starter Deck: Link Strike, which debuted brand-new Link Monsters, and the Yu-Gi-Oh! TCG Legendary Dragon Decks collectible set. On sale October 5 at NYCC and KONAMI Official Tournament Stores (on sale October 6 everywhere else), Duelists can get their hands on three unique Decks featuring some of the game’s most fearsome dragons, and brand-new cards to power up each Deck!

With over 50 million downloads to date, the mobile app, Yu-Gi-Oh! Duel Links continues to be enjoyed by fans worldwide, and NYCC attendees can experience this exciting free-to-play mobile game in a special tournament format. Choose from the selection of pre-generated Characters to Duel with their signature Decks, and battle your opponent for a chance to earn a limited-edition pin! All participants will win a prize, while supplies last.

[Update Oct 2:] Duel Links for PC via Steam will NOT be ready in time for NYCC so it will no longer available for preview at the con.

Attendees that don’t know how to play the Yu-Gi-Oh! TCG, or want to brush up on their Dueling skills and learn the new Link Summon game mechanic can complete a demo with one of our experts for a show exclusive coupon to claim one (1) free booster pack with the purchase of any Starter Deck! Players wanting to tweak their Deck-building strategies can get helpful hints from KONAMI’s many Yu-Gi-Oh! TCG experts on-hand throughout the show. Plus, players feeling lucky and confident in their Dueling skills can Duel the Master as he sits on his royal throne, for a chance to take home some prizes!

Duelists looking for more ways to get their game on will have plenty of opportunities to do so right at the KONAMI booth, with a variety of free Tournaments held through all four days of the show, including Win-A-Mats, ATTACK OF THE GIANT CARD!! and more! Dragon Duel Tournaments, for Duelists born 2005 or later, will take place on Friday, Saturday and Sunday only. 

New York Comic Con hours:

Thursday, October 5: 10:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.
Friday, October 6: 10:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.
Saturday, October 7: 10:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.
Sunday, October 8: 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Yu-Gi-Oh! VRAINSDuelists can now watch episodes of the exciting new Yu-Gi-Oh! animated series, Yu-Gi-Oh! VRAINS, available subtitled on Crunchyroll. The series will be simulcast with a new episode available one hour after it is broadcast in Japan, at 6:25AM EST (Simulcast currently available in the US and Latin America). Watch here: http://www.crunchyroll.com/yu-gi-oh-vrains!

Additionally, Duelists can watch a new episode of Yu-Gi-Oh! ARC-V every Sunday on Nicktoons – check local listings for times. In addition, 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 can be seen on www.yugioh.com in the United States. 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.

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 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.