Duelists at the ready!

Konami Digital Entertainment GmbH has announced it will release Yu-Gi-Oh! 5D’s World Championship 2010: Reverse of Arcadia for Nintendo DS in March.

Designed as the ultimate incarnation of the Yu-Gi-Oh! TRADING CARD GAME for Nintendo DS, Yu-Gi-Oh! 5D’s World Championship 2010: Reverse of Arcadia marries intricate storylines and new gameplay features making for the most detailed and exhaustive Yu-Gi-Oh! experience on this platform to date.

Yu-Gi-Oh! 5D’s World Championship 2010: Reverse of Arcadia’s story mode continues a story arch from the animated series detailing the reprise of the Dark Signers and their quest for supremacy over New Domino City. Following their banishment to the Underworld, these Earthbound Immortals will stop at nothing to overthrow the rule of New Domino City and destroy its neighboring Satellite. Thus, in a quest to defeat them, players can enlist the help of some of their favorite characters from the Yu-Gi-Oh! universe.

The DS game game spans a number of strong game modes, inviting users to compete in story mode or enjoy a free duel mode against Jack, Yusei or any of 20 new characters as players take on the Dark Signers in an epic battle to settle the score between light and dark.

Yu-Gi-Oh! 5D’s World Championship 2010: Reverse of Arcadia expands on gameplay features to make this the biggest Yu-Gi-Oh! game with the most robust feature set imaginable. Players now have access to 3,500 cards– including cards from the Absolute Powerforce series– to compete against friends with or players worldwide via Wi-Fi. A new Rating System which shows the strength of the players can be viewed via the Wi-Fi Connection. When the Rating Number becomes a certain number, challenges like‘Win Three times in a row” arise, making the battles even hotter. The new Wi-Fi ranking system tracks the win percentages against other duelists worldwide by elevating and decreasing their ranking based on the strength of opponents.

In addition for Turbo Dueling, a new rule–‘Speed World 2’– a wealth of SP-Magic cards have also been added. In‘Race’ games, the race mechanics have been enhanced to include obstacles, hidden pathways, and collection points. In Story Mode, puzzles that use gimmicks related to the maps have been implemented. Using the Duelist calculator, players of the Yu-Gi-Oh! TRADING CARD GAME can quickly and accurately calculate life points, judge dice, and coins while battling opponents!

Yu-Gi-Oh! 5D’s World Championship 2010: Reverse of Arcadia includes three exclusive trading cards in package.

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About KONAMI CORPORATION

KONAMI CORPORATION was established in 1973, and became a holding company on March 31, 2006. KONAMI CORPORATION covers the fields of "Digital Entertainment Business", "Health&Fitness Business" and "Gaming&System Business". KONAMI CORPORATION went public on Tokyo Stock Exchange in 1988, the Singapore Stock Exchange in 1997, the London Stock Exchange in 1999, and the New York Stock Exchange in 2002. Home Page URL: www.konami.co.jp. Konami Digital Entertainment GmbH is a wholly-owned subsidiary, responsible for popular franchises like Metal Gear Solid, Silent Hill and Pro Evolution Soccer amongst other top sellers. For more information concerning Konami Digital Entertainment GmbH and its products, please visit www.konami-europe.com/games.

Yu-Gi-Oh! 5D’s World Championship 2010: Reverse of Arcadia will be released for DS in March 2010. For more information, please contact, please contact Steve Merrett at Voltage PR on 020 7903 5122 or email steve@voltagepr.com.


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