DUELISTS OF THE ROSES BRINGS MEGA-HIT GAME SERIES
TO PLAYSTATION® 2
Battling Game Delivers Deep Gameplay, Complex
Strategies, Sparkling Graphics
Entertainment Expo - Booth
#900 - LOS ANGELES, CA - May 22, 2002 - Konami
of America Inc., today announced that Yu-Gi-Oh!,
the global videogame/trading card/television
phenomenon, will make its next-gen console debut
when Yu-Gi-Oh! Duelists of the Roses
(working title) lands on the Sony
PlayStation® 2 computer entertainment system in
2002. Featuring deeply strategic gameplay, an all
new dueling system and beautiful graphics,
Duelists of the Roses is primed to propel gamers
even further into the rich Yu-Gi-Oh! world.
Inspired by the top-selling trading card game and
#1 rated animated TV series*, Duelists of the
Roses brings the adventures of Yugi to life in
of the Roses takes the Yu-Gi-Oh! sensation to the
next level by enriching and enhancing the gameplay
experience," said Dennis Lee, Product Manager
at Konami of America. "With the power of the
PS2, Duelists of the Roses delivers breathtaking
graphics, immersive gameplay, and all of the
popular Yu-Gi-Oh! characters making Duelists of
the Roses the most exciting Yu-Gi-Oh! game
first Yu-Gi-Oh! game to emerge
on a next-generation videogame console, Yu-Gi-Oh!
Duelists of the Roses, traces the lineage of Yugi
and Kaiba - as the two duelists clash yet again.
Battling each other, as well as characters from
the hit animated TV series, players will attack
with a powerful deck, ferocious monsters and
mystical traps. The new Card Movement Battle
System ensures that players will have to think
strategically in order to become the supreme
Duelist, while 680 beautifully 3D rendered
monsters keep the on-screen action exciting.
Duelists of the Roses comes packaged with three
exclusive Trading Card Game cards.