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NEW Yu-Gi-Oh! TRADING CARD GAME PRODUCTS
HIGHLIGHTED AT THE 2017 NORTH AMERICAN
INTERNATIONAL TOY FAIR
El Segundo, Calif. (February 2017) – Konami
Digital Entertainment, Inc. (KONAMI) is excited to unveil
its 2017 Yu-Gi-Oh! TRADING CARD GAME (TCG) product portfolio
at the North American International Toy Fair February 18-21.
The company will be showcasing products from this year’s
first and second quarters in booth #5429 at the Javits
Center in New York City.
“We are riding high from an exceptional 2016 and are looking
forward to continued growth in 2017. Our cornerstone
Yu-Gi-Oh! TRADING CARD GAME products, combined with our
growing fan base, have set the stage for a great year
ahead,” said Yumi Hoashi, Senior Vice President, Card
Business for Konami Digital Entertainment, Inc. “We are
excited to share our newest product release schedule with
our hobby and mass market partners. We know they will be as
enthused as we are for what we have in store for both new
players and competitive Duelists.”
Domination Structure Deck, Movie
Pack Gold Edition and
the recently released Raging
flying off store shelves, 2017 is off to a great start. What
to do with all those new cards? Show them off in style of
accessory products featuring
art from the theatrical feature film, Yu-Gi-Oh!
The Dark Side of Dimensions will
release this Friday, February 17. Yu-Gi-Oh!
The Dark Side of Dimensions Card Sleeves are
glossy, premium quality and tournament-legal and feature the
iconic artwork from the latest Yu-Gi-Oh! film starring Yugi,
Kaiba and Aigami. MSRP: $3.99 per 50-card sleeve pack.
Additionally, Duelists can slip their stacks of protected
cards into a new Yu-Gi-Oh!
The Dark Side of Dimensions Card Case. Large
enough to hold a Duelist’s Main Deck, Extra Deck and Side
Deck, Yu-Gi-Oh! The
Dark Side of Dimensions Card Case is
made of sturdy material, includes a card divider, and comes
with a Velcro closure to ensure that cards will stay
protected inside. MSRP: $4.99 per case. Still not enough
storage? Duelists can store and display cards in the Yu-Gi-Oh!
The Dark Side of Dimensions 9-Pocket Duelist Portfolio also
featuring movie art. This secure side-loading 10-page
portfolio has 9 pockets per page enough to store up to 180
cards. MSRP: $9.99 per portfolio.
KONAMI introduces one more product later this month - the Fusion
booster set lands in stores February 24. Fusion Monsters,
the original Extra Deck card type, have been steadily
growing in power and influence and now get a much-deserved
set to themselves. Fusion
Fusion strategies based on the Decks of popular characters
from the Yu-Gi-Oh!
TV series and also introduces brand-new, original Fusion
strategy that’s sure to delight both newcomers and veteran
players. The Fusion
set contains 60 cards: MSRP: $3.99 each 5-card all-foil
To keep the momentum going into spring, KONAMI has loaded-up
March with three releases. First, on March 10, they have a
special treat for Duelists with Star
Pack – Battle Royal. Each
pack of Star Pack –
Battle Royal contains 3 randomly distributed cards with
1 guaranteed Starfoil Card. The cards are taken from a set
of 50 cards, 49 of which are available as Commons and all 50
cards available as Starfoils. This will give Duelists easy
access to Fightfur
Secret Move, Bloom
Choir, and more for a great value. MSRP: $0.99 per
Building on its January release of the Raging
set, KONAMI launches Raging
Tempest Special Edition on
March 17. Providing excellent value for all Yu-Gi-Oh! TCG
players, each box of Raging
Tempest Special Edition comes
with three booster packs of Raging
Tempest, one of two Super Rare Cards from the upcoming Maximum
set plus one of two Super Rare Cards – all for less than
what it would cost to buy three individual booster packs.
MSRP: $9.99 per box.
Rounding-out the month, players can expect great things from Duelist
it releases on March 31. This special set of 100 cards, all
using a new, different Ultra Rare technology, features cards
from all five incarnations of Yu-Gi-Oh! The 40 new cards in Duelist
Saga are a mix of cards from the manga series, the
animated series, and cards inspired by some of the coolest
monsters and concepts from each series! Fun new cards used
by Mai and Bakura in the original series, including the
Kernel from Bakura’s Duel against Kaiba, is just
one of the great cards players will want to get their hands
has 60 more cards that span the entirety of the Yu-Gi-Oh!’s
history, featuring memorable cards from the various series.
Each box contains three mini-packs of five cards each, for a
total of 15 cards per box: nine new cards and six classic
cards. MSRP: $14.99 per box.
April brings the
vs. Tyrannos’ battle to Duelists with the Machine
Reactor Structure Deck and Dinosmasher’s
Fury Structure Deck release
on April 14. The Machine
Reactor Structure Deck uses
the popular “Gadget” series of monsters, most recently seen
Pack Gold Edition, to power up gargantuan “Ancient
Gear” monsters. The Dinosmasher’s
Fury Structure Deck is
adept at Summoning multiple Dinosaurs of the same Level at
the same time, and most of those monsters are Level 4, which
makes this Deck a perfect fit for Xyz Summoning! Each
Structure Deck comes with a 40-card Main Deck and 1 Token
Card for a total of 41 cards. MSRP: $9.99 per Deck.
Helping to get Duelists tournament ready, the Maximum
set releases May 5. This all-new 100-card booster set
is the climax of the 2016-2017 Dueling season, introducing
three new themes as well as bold new cards for a wide
variety of popular Decks like Performapal, Speedroid,
Phantom Knights, Zoodiac, and more. Pendulum Summoning will
undergo its final evolution in Maximum
a pair of Pendulum Monsters with Scales of 0 and 13, opening
up the ability to Pendulum Summon monsters of any Level
in any Deck!
But that’s not the only type of Summoning that’s evolving.
Following up on February’s Fusion
Enforcers set, Maximum
a new Fusion Summoning Spell Card that lets players keep
Fusion Monster while giving back the monsters they just
fused together! Maximum
100 cards: 48 Commons, 20 Rares, 14 Super Rares, 10 Ultra
Rares, and 8 Secret Rares. MSRP: $3.99 per pack.
Pack: Dimensional Guardians* will hit store shelves May
Pack: Dimensional Guardians is
a collection of cards used by popular characters from
previous Yu-Gi-Oh! anime and manga series that will make
return appearances in the Yu-Gi-Oh!
series, as well as exclusive characters from Yu-Gi-Oh!
ARC-V. MSRP: $1.99 per pack.
In June, KONAMI helps players maximize their Deck potential
Crisis Special Edition* hitting store shelves June 16. Each
box comes with three packs of Maximum
Crisis, one of three brand-new variant foil cards, and
one of two foil preview cards of non-foil cards from the
upcoming Summer 2017 booster set. MSRP: $9.99 per box.