Archive for October, 2015

Press Release: Konami Offers Up Treats and Tricks With The Yu-Gi-Oh! Dimesnsion of Chaos Booster Set

October 22, 2015

Konami Digital Entertainment, Inc. (KONAMI) doles out the treats with the Dimension of Chaos booster set, releasing nationwide November 6. Yu-Gi-Oh! TRADING CARD GAME (TCG) fans can also get into the Halloween spirit by checking out the Dimension of Chaos Sneak Peek on October 31. The latest 100-card set features brand-new support for the powerful Black Luster Soldier and more, sure to elicit a scream from any opponent.

Dimension of Chaos gives Duelists the opportunity to power-up their Decks with an enormous arsenal of cards allowing players to make Black Luster Soldier more powerful than ever! Plus, impressive Monster, Spell, and Trap cards bring Black Luster Soldier front and center, culminating in the powerful Black Luster Soldier – Super Soldier, a powerful Monster that punishes an opponent should they dare destroy it.

Dimension of Chaos also introduces cards for brand-new Deck themes sure to make Duels more exciting than ever. Players can create powerful new strategies with the Majespecters, spell-casting Pendulum Monsters that can not be destroyed by an opponent’s Monster effects, or take control of an opponent’s Monsters with Graydles. New cards for existing themes like Blackwings, D/D, Kozmo, Frightfur, Performapal, Igknights, Odd-Eyes and much more make this set no Duelist will want to be without.

As another treat for fans, and a great way for them to get their hands on the latest cards early, participating Official Tournament Store (OTS) locations will be holding Sneak Peeks of Dimension of Chaos on either Saturday, October 31 or Sunday, November 1, depending on the availability of the store. Visit this link to see if an Official Tournament Store in your area is hosting a Sneak Peek: http://www.yugioh-card.com/en/events/sneakpeek.html.

The Dimension of Chaos booster set includes 100 cards (MSRP $3.99 per nine-card pack): 48 Common Cards, 20 Rare Cards, 14 Super Rare Cards, 10 Ultra Rare Cards, and 8 Secret Rare Cards.

 

Press Release: Konami Heads to Dallas Area for First Stateside Yu-Gi-Oh! Championship Series of The New Duelling Season

October 8, 2015

Continuing to excite Duelists around the globe, Konami brings its Yu-Gi-Oh! CHAMPIOSNHIP SERIES (YCS) tournament to the Dallas, TX area as it begins a new season of Dueling in the United States. KONAMI’s YCS, a premier-level event for the massively popular Yu-Gi-Oh! TCG, will be held October 3-4 at the Arlington Convention Center.

At the YCS Dallas, Duelists of all ages, novices and veterans alike, will compete for a bounty 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!

YCS Dallas kicks off the Dueling season in the States and begins the journey to the World Championship in 2016. Aspiring Duelists will enter the Arlington Convention Center on Saturday morning believing they have put in the hard work and built the right Decks to have a shot at glory and prizes. Duelists will put their skills up against some of the best players the game has to offer for the chance to advance to the Final Round on Sunday and the opportunity to Duel for the title of YCS Champion.

With the newest products, the Synchron Extreme Structure Deck and Clash of Rebellions booster set adding suspense to the Duels, YCS Dallas will be an excellent environment for live game-testing as Duelists unveil brand new strategies and Decks. Duelists will need to devote extra attention to see how the inclusion of the new cards from these products impacts the YCS standings!

Pre-registration for YCS Dallas will run from 3:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. on Friday, October 2 and registration will continue promptly at 8:00 a.m. on Saturday, October 3. Upon registering, Duelists will receive five Clash of Rebellions booster packs for participating in KONAMI’s YCS Dallas. 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.

Event Address:
Arlington Convention Center
1200 Ballpark Way
Arlington, TX 76011

Accompanying the Main Event, KONAMI will also be conducting Dragon Duels (for Duelists born in 2003 or later). The Dragon Duel tournaments on both Saturday and Sunday will be sealed, using Battle Pack: Epic Dawn, where each Duelist is given ten sealed Battle Packs to make a new Deck. The top four finishers in the Dragon Duel events will receive winners’ medals, a Regional Deck Box, and a 2016 Regional Game Mat. Top-ranked finishers will also win an invitation to their 2016 Dragon Duel World Championship Qualifier. The two victors from the Saturday and Sunday tournaments will face off in a best 2-out-of-3 match using their own pre-constructed Decks in the Advanced Constructed format, to determine the weekend’s overall winner and a chance at the ultimate prize: to hoist the Dragon Duel Champion’s trophy and the coveted title of YCS Dragon Duel Champion! In addition, the Dragon Duel Champion will also receive a previously issued Super Rare YCS prize card. Entry to the Dragon Duel tournaments is free to qualified players.

Additionally, a full range of Public Events such as 2016 Regional Qualifiers, Ultimate Duelist Series Qualifiers, 3 vs. 3 Team Tournament, ATTACK OF THE GIANT CARD!!, Win-A-Mat, Beta Format Win-A-Mat, Sealed Starter Deck and Structure Deck, Duelist League, Tag Dueling, and Battle City Tournaments will be held through the weekend.

The Main Event winner, the two runners-up and winners of Sunday’s two Public Event playoffs will each be awarded a Super Rare YCS prize card. The Main Event winner will take home an Ultra Rare version of the Minerva, the Exalted Lightsworn prize card, with the other winners bringing home Super Rare versions. Additionally, the top ranked Duelists will win a Top Cut Game Mat for this event.