UPPER DECK ENTERTAINMENT INVITES Yu-Gi-Oh! TRADING CARD
GAME FANS TO TAKE A ‘SNEAK PREVIEW’ AT HOT NEW FLAMING
ETERNITY EXPANSION SET
Sneak Preview Event Offers First Glimpse of New Yu-Gi-Oh!
TCG Expansion Set
CARLSBAD, Calif. – January 20, 2005 — Celebrating the
much-anticipated release of the newest Yu-Gi-Oh! TRADING
CARD GAME expansion set – Flaming Eternity -- Upper Deck
Entertainment (UDE), the official distributor of Yu-Gi-Oh!
TRADING CARD GAME, invites Yu-Gi-Oh! TCG fans to take a
sneak preview at the upcoming set on Saturday and Sunday,
February 26 & 27. Celebrating the release in over sixty
North American cities, the Flaming Eternity Sneak Preview
events will allow Duelists a chance to get their hands on
the new cards before they are available anywhere else.
Duelists can also compete to win prizes, and receive an all
new “Cyber Harpie Lady” simply by showing up.
To find a Flaming Eternity Sneak Preview event near you,
Bringing a new look to the Yu-Gi-Oh! TCG, Flaming Eternity
offers an exciting new set of highly collectible cards with
new game play options, and with monsters that can revive
from the graveyard. These cards offer long-term rewards and
allow carefully planned strategies in the game. Many of the
monsters currently appear on the Yu-Gi-Oh! animated series,
allowing Duelists to create decks and themes seen on
television. With new Fusion Monster support cards, and the
new devastating Fusion Monster, Flaming Eternity is a great
way to kick off the fourth year of the Yu-Gi-Oh! TCG.
Among Duelists, the demand for booster sets has continued to
increase as more Duelists compete in the Duelist League and
Hobby Store Leagues, held in neighborhood hobby stores
across North America. Currently, more than 600,000 duelists
are registered in more than 6,000 stores across North
In addition, the Yu-Gi-Oh! TCG Collectible Tins were
recently featured as an “All Star” in 2004’s holiday edition
of Toy Wishes Magazine. In recent years, the Yu-Gi-Oh! TCG
earned top spots on the hottest Christmas wish lists at KB
Toys, and was listed as one of the most highly sought-after
toys in Toy Wishes Magazine, Business Week, Wall Street
Journal, and USA Today.
The Yu-Gi-Oh! TCG is a product of the KONAMI CORPORATION,
and is distributed worldwide (with the exception of Asia) by
the Upper Deck Company.
For more information on tournaments, the latest in Yu-Gi-Oh!
TCG news and product introductions, visit
www.yugioh-card.com or www.upperdeckentertainment.com.