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First North American YCS of 2016 – Atlanta will be the host city

ATLANTA, GEORGIA IS HOME TO FIRST Yu-Gi-Oh! CHAMPIONSHIP SERIES EVENT OF 2016

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YCS Atlanta Includes Dragon Duel Tournament for Younger Players

El Segundo, Calif. (January 14, 2016) – Since the last North American Yu-Gi-Oh! CHAMPIONSHIP SERIES (YCS) in November 2015, hundreds of Yu-Gi-Oh! TRADING CARD GAME (TCG) Duelists have been waiting and preparing for the next chance to show off their skills and strategies and compete with their peers. On February 6 and 7, their wait will be over as Konami Digital Entertainment, Inc. (KONAMI) presents YCS Atlanta, the first North American premier-level event of 2016 at the Georgia International Convention Center.

YCSW EN008 UR - Ultra Rare version of the Minerva, the Exalted Lightsworn prize cardYCS Atlanta gives veteran Duelists and those just getting into the game a chance to compete for a variety of exciting prizes. The first place winner will receive an Ultra Rare version of the latest, most sought-after prize card: Minerva, the Exalted Lightsworn – one of the rarest Yu-Gi-Oh! TCG cards in existence!

The Georgia International Convention Center will host hundreds of hopeful Duelists during the weekend, each one confident that they have the right mix of cards and strategy to win round after round and advance to Sunday’s Final Round and the opportunity to Duel for the title of YCS Champion.

Pre-registration for YCS Atlanta will run from 3:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. on Friday, February 5 and registration will continue promptly at 8:00 a.m. on Saturday, February 6.  Upon registering, Duelists will receive five Breakers of Shadow booster packs for participating in KONAMI’s YCS Atlanta.  Round One will start at 10:00 a.m. and the top ranked YCS finishers will earn invitations to participate in the 2016 World Championship Qualifier. Players will use their constructed Decks all the way to the Championship.

Duelists can find the answers to many of their questions here: http://www.yugioh-card.com/en/events/2016/YCS_Atlanta.html

Event Address:

Georgia International Convention Center
Hall D
2000 Convention Center Concourse
College Park, GA 30337
http://www.gicc.com/

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Yu-Gi-Oh! TCG January Product Releases

KONAMI DIGITAL ENTERTAINMENT RINGS IN THE NEW YEAR WITH TWO NEW Yu-Gi-Oh! TRADING CARD GAME PRODUCTS

Breakers of Shadow booster set Foil ENEl Segundo, Calif. (January 12, 2016) – With the faint scent of pine still wafting through the air and a few stray decorations not yet put away, Konami Digital Entertainment, Inc. (KONAMI) eases the post-holiday lull with two new Yu-Gi-Oh! TRADING CARD GAME (TCG) products to be released this month.  With this great mix of new and classic cards as well as popular themes, January is sure to start out with a bang for both beginning and existing players.

On January 15, the Breakers of Shadow booster set hits store shelves and Duelists will be introduced to new Deck themes and strategies, and can witness the return of a Yu-Gi-Oh! TCG legend. In Breakers of Shadow, the Shiranui use the strength of Samurai spirit warriors to power players through Duels, while Twilight Ninjas rely on speed and numbers to overwhelm foes. Opponents will also feel the power of the Dinomists, steam-powered Pendulum dinosaurs that can land a heavy hit when a player least expects it. Lastly, swords will clash as the legendary warrior Buster Blader is back as Buster Blader, the Destruction Swordmaster, with a mighty band of new support cards that make this iconic monster stronger than ever before! Continue reading Yu-Gi-Oh! TCG January Product Releases

Konami Confirms New Yu-Gi-Oh! Games For Consoles, Handhelds, and Smartphones

KONAMI ANNOUNCES RELEASE OF NEW Yu-Gi-Oh! CONTENT ACROSS MULTIPLE FORMATS FOR 2016

EL SEGUNDO, Calif. – Jan. 6, 2015 – Konami Digital Entertainment, Inc. has announced it will release key new Yu-Gi-Oh! games across a number of formats in 2016, allowing an even wider audience to enjoy the series, which is already popular worldwide as a card game and range of console titles.

Yu-Gi-Oh! Legacy of the Duelist box usIn readiness of this milestone year, KONAMI is engaged in a number of initiatives to bring the fun of the Yu-Gi-Oh! series to an ever larger range of devices. In the spring, a new mobile game Yu-Gi-Oh! Duel Links will be released, followed by a new game for the Nintendo 3DS platform in the summer. KONAMI will also release a new online game for consoles and PC in the winter while the popular console game Yu-Gi-Oh! Legacy of the Duelist and mobile game Yu-Gi-Oh! Duel Generation will both receive major updates.

The Yu-Gi-Oh! series is based on both the manga Yu-Gi-Oh! (by Kazuki Takahashi), which has been serialized in SHUEISHA Inc.’s Weekly Shonen Jump magazine from 1996, and the subsequent “Yu-Gi-Oh!” anime series (currently airing on TV Tokyo-affiliated channels). KONAMI released the first console game in 1998, and the series, including the trading card game, is still enjoyed by countless players worldwide. KONAMI will continue to develop and distribute a wide range of Yu-Gi-Oh! content to deliver the fun and excitement of the series to players around the globe.

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, Pro Evolution Soccer, 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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Yu-Gi-Oh! Day coming Jan 30-31, 2016

Konami offers an exclusive Yu-Gi-Oh! Day mat you can get only at this event!

Yu-Gi-Oh! DayYu-Gi-Oh! Day is a day for all to celebrate the Yu-Gi-Oh! brand, create excitement for the brand at Official Tournament Stores (OTS), and to further distinguish OTS from non-OTS. Yu-Gi-Oh! Day is held simultaneously throughout North America. The event is scheduled to occur on either Saturday, January 30th, 2016, or Sunday, January 31st, 2016.... Read More

Konami details Friday’s launch of Master of Pendulum Structure Deck

KONAMI DELIVERS A GIFT TO Yu-Gi-Oh! TRADING CARD GAME PLAYERS WITH THE MASTER OF PENDULUM STRUCTURE DECK

El Segundo, Calif. (December 2, 2015) – Helping Yu-Gi-Oh! TRADING CARD GAME (TCG) fans get geared up for some serious Dueling during their upcoming holiday gatherings, Konami Digital Entertainment, Inc. (KONAMI) is set to introduce the Master of Pendulum Structure Deck to players nationwide on December 4.  The Master of Pendulum Structure Deck contains ten brand-new cards, including brand-new Synchro and Xyz Monsters and includes cards both new and experienced Duelists will enjoy!... Read More

Yu-Gi-Oh! Demo Day Announced!

The Demo Day ‘Bring a Friend’ campaign is a great way to introduce even more players to Yu-Gi-Oh! TCG Organized Play

The New Challenders Booster Pack - NECH foil Mock ENKonami is announcing today the next Yu-Gi-Oh! Demo Day. This exciting program is being held nationwide at Official Tournament Stores (OTS), on December 5, 2015. Yu-Gi-Oh! TRADING CARD GAME (TCG) Duelists are encouraged to bring a friend to Demo Day to get a one-of-a-kind item not available anywhere else!... Read More