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NEW From Yu-Gi-Oh! TCG in February 2018

While I know you’re already aware of Structure Deck: Wave of Light, I wanted to give you a heads up about some exciting new product releases coming your way in February 2018.

Launching on February 2, duelists will find the first booster pack of 2018: Extreme Force, which will come fully loaded with 100 cards: 48 Commons, 20 Rares, 14 Super Rares, 10 Ultra Rares, and 8 Secret Rares.

Later in the month, Legendary Duelists: Ancient Millennium hits stores on February 23 complete with 53 cards: 27 Commons, 10 Rares, 8 Super Rares, and 8 Ultra Rares.

A POWERFUL LINK UNITES THE LIGHT AND THE DARKNESS IN THE Yu-Gi-Oh! TRADING CARD GAME!

El Segundo, Calif. (January 26, 2018) – An old light is rekindled, a familiar darkness emerges, and new forces arise to Link the two together! Three new releases from Konami Digital Entertainment, Inc. (KONAMI) test the balance of goodness and corruption this Winter in the Yu-Gi-Oh! TRADING CARD GAME (TCG) – Structure Deck: Wave of Light, Extreme Force, and Legendary Duelists: Ancient Millennium.

The New Year is off to a bright start with Structure Deck: Wave of Light, heralding the return of the Counter Trap Fairy strategy! The new Sacred Arch-Airknight Parshath leads the charge, piercing your enemies with its radiant spear to search “Parshath” monsters and Counter Traps from your Deck. If your opponent defeats it, this retrained Airknight is reborn the next time you counter your opponent’s move. Meanwhile the ground forces of the Sanctuary rally! Minerva, Scholar of the Sky and Power Angel Valkyria both use strong search abilities to find you the cards you need.

Structure Deck: Wave of Light also brings new Spells and Traps!  Rebirth of Parshath negates anything your opponent activates and unleashes a “Parshath” monster from your Deck.  The Sanctuary in the Sky has been rebuilt as The Sanctum of Parshath, boosting your Fairy monsters, protecting your Set Spells and Traps, and recycling your best cards.

Structure Deck: Wave of Light

Structure Deck: Wave of Light

Now available in stores, each Structure Deck: Wave of Light includes a Beginner’s Guide, a Double-sided Deluxe Game Mat/Dueling Guide, 1 Token Card and 41 cards: 36 Commons, 3 Super Rares, and 2 Ultra Rares. MSRP: $9.99 per box.

Structure Deck: Wave of LightThe first booster pack of 2018 makes its debut in February, as Extreme Force brings new strategies and unprecedented support for fan-favorite Decks! Akira’s “Tindangle” monsters are DARK Fiend-Types focused on powerful Flip Effects, and the new Mekk-Knights are an elite group of high-powered Psychics that you can Special Summon to any column with 2 or more cards.  Meanwhile the classic Mythical Beast Cerberus has spawned a new generation of Mythical Beasts, a deadly tribe of Pendulum Monsters powered by Spell Counters, and Circuit Break’s Rokkets and Altergeists are back and stronger than ever.

Link Monsters like Curious, the Lightsworn Dominion, Isolde, Two Tales of the Noble Knights, and the mighty Heavymetalfoes Electrumite appear to bring old-school strategies into current competition.  Hey, Trunade! harnesses the power of the long-Forbidden Giant Trunade; Contact “C” is a new monster that hampers your opponent’s Extra Deck Summons; and Saryuja Skull Dread is a massive Link-4 that boosts Attack and Defense Points, Special Summons monsters from your hand, and draws 4 new cards to replace 3 cards from your hand! With 3 downward Link Arrows and no special Link Materials, it’s the gold standard for generic Link Monsters.

Extreme Force booster

Extreme Force booster

 Extreme Force explodes into stores on February 2 with 100 cards: 48 Commons, 20 Rares, 14 Super Rares, 10 Ultra Rares, and 8 Secret Rares. MSRP: $3.99 per 9-card pack.

Extreme Force boosterAnd finally, Dueling’s greatest villains creep from the shadows in Legendary Duelists: Ancient Millennium, a booster pack devoted to Bandit Keith, Weevil Underwood, and the creator of Duel Monsters himself, Maximillion Pegasus, from the original Yu-Gi-Oh! animated series. Classic cards like Thousand-Eyes Restrict, Insect Queen, and Barrel Dragon are back in their original forms.  But times have changed, and Ancient Millennium includes powered-up versions of those monsters and many more.

Fans of the Yu-Gi-Oh! GX manga and animated series will also find new cards for Chazz Princeton’s Ojamas and Armed Dragons, plus new Ancient Gears from the library of Professor Crowler, and long-awaited new additions to Jesse Anderson’s Crystal Beast Deck.

Legendary Duelists: Ancient Millennium

Legendary Duelists: Ancient Millennium

Legendary Duelists: Ancient Millennium awakens February 23 with 53 cards: 27 Commons, 10 Rares, 8 Super Rares, and 8 Ultra Rares. MSRP: $1.99 per 5-card pack.

Legendary Duelists: Ancient MillenniumDuelists 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 Saturday 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 KONAM
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.

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