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Press Release: Konami Digital Entertainment Announces Yu-Gi-Oh! Demo Day

May 5, 2015

Konami Digital Entertainment, Inc. (KONAMI), a leader in the trading card game category, is once again pleased to announce Yu-Gi-Oh! Demo Day, an exciting program being held nationwide at Official Tournament Stores (OTS), on May 9, 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!

Held at select OTS throughout North and Latin America, Yu-Gi-Oh! Demo Day is designed to give new and novice Duelists a safe and inviting place to learn how to play with others who are also new to the game. Parents are also encouraged to participate in the fun and to see what the Yu-Gi-Oh! Community has to offer. These select Official Tournament Stores will have staff on-site to conduct Yu-Gi-Oh! TRADING CARD GAME demonstrations for new Duelists.

New this year is a “Bring a Friend” campaign – current players that refer a new player will receive an exclusive, lenticular, foldable Deck Case only available at Demo Day, plus a random booster pack included in the kit. In addition, new players that were referred to Yu-Gi-Oh! Demo Day will also receive an exclusive lenticular Deck Case, including additional Demo Decks to help them build out their card collection.

“We are excited to offer a new twist to an already successful Yu-Gi-Oh! Demo Day program. The Bring a Friend campaign is a great way to introduce even more players to the game and to Yu-Gi-Oh! TCG Organized Play,” said Yumi Hoashi, Vice President of Card Business for Konami Digital Entertainment, Inc. “Both experienced Yu-Gi-Oh! TCG players and novices will find a welcoming environment at Official Tournament Stores to hone their Dueling skills.”

Participating stores for Yu-Gi-Oh! Demo Day can be found here.
The exclusive lenticular Deck Cases will only be available while supplies last.

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Press Release: Konami Digital Entertainment Sets First 2015 Date For Twice Yearly Yu-Gi-Oh! Day at Official Tournament Stores

January 29, 2015

Konami Digital Entertainment, Inc. (KONAMI), the manufacturer of the multiple world record-holding Yu-Gi-Oh! TRADING CARD GAME (TCG) is pleased to announce the dates of the upcoming biannual Yu-Gi-Oh! Day; on either Saturday, January 24, 2015 or Sunday, January 25, 2015, depending on the availability of the participating Official Tournament Store (OTS) locations. Yu-Gi-Oh! Day is a day for all fans to celebrate the Yu-Gi-Oh! brand with a special tournament at Official Tournament Stores in North and Latin America.The first Yu-Gi-Oh! Day of 2015 is also designed to create synergy with the upcoming launch of the HERO Strike Structure Deck, by showcasing Jaden Yuki and his HERO Monsters on the event prizes! The HERO Strike Structure Deck, modeled after Jaden Yuki’s Deck from the Yu-Gi-Oh! GX anime and manga series, releases nationwide on January 29 at Official Tournament Stores and January 30 at all other retailers.

For Duelists looking for an opportunity to play other Duelists at a local level, KONAMI has designed a day of fun and gameplay for the Yu-Gi-Oh! TCG crowd. These tournaments will utilize an Advanced Swiss format with no playoff cut. Each participating store hosting a Yu-Gi-Oh! Day will have great prizes for winning Duelists including a unique Yu-Gi-Oh! Day Game Mat featuring Jaden surrounded by many of his popular monsters, and an exclusive Yu-Gi-Oh! Day Super Rare Token Card. The entry fee to participate is $5 and each player will receive this amount in commensurate prizing (product given is up to the discretion of the participating OTS).

A detailed FAQ, list of locations and dates for Yu-Gi-Oh! Day can be found online at.

In keeping with the celebration of the Yu-Gi-Oh! brand, starting January 24 for a limited time Nintendo 3DS game players will be able to purchase Yu-Gi-Oh! ZEXAL World Duel Carnival in the Nintendo eShop on the Nintendo 3DS hand-held system for a discounted price of $12.99 in the U.S.