KONAMI DIGITAL ENTERTAINMENT, INC. ANNOUNCES YU-GI-OH! 5D's DUEL TRANSER FOR Wii™ NOW AVAILABLE IN RETAIL STORES NATIONWID

El Segundo, CA - Dec. 7, 2010 - Today, Konami Digital Entertainment, Inc. announced the latest video game entry in the Yu-Gi-Oh! franchise, Yu-Gi-Oh! 5D's Duel Transer for Wii™ is available at retail stores nationwide. Born from the storylines of the fan favorite Yu-Gi-Oh! 5D's animated series on Cartoon Network, Yu-Gi-Oh! 5D's Duel Transer will continue to give players an immersive Yu-Gi-Oh! experience by bringing the familiar competitive nature of free dueling and enriched storylines along with leveraging the technology of the respective console.

Mysterious characters from the Duelist Corp have descended on the island of Ragnarok and are looking to battle in the competition held by one of the games original characters. This time, players do battle in the Duel of Legend Cup alongside franchise favorites Yusei Fudo and Jack Altus with more than 4,500 cards including Star Strike Blast. Build your deck and duel against your favorite characters from the Yu-Gi-Oh! 5D's universe, including 20 new characters to interact with, throughout Story Mode and Free Duel.  Players will compete through 13 duelist stages, each with a completely original honeycomb mapping system allowing for both linear and non-linear game play.

As with all games in the Yu-Gi-Oh! franchise, dueling is the heart of the game and this game spares no expense in bringing duelists together all across the world by allowing for heads-up dueling via Wii's Wi-Fi connection. In addition to online play, up to two players can duel locally as well.

Yu-Gi-Oh! 5D's Duel Transer is rated E for Everyone by the ESRB for Wii, and is available at retail stores nationwide today for $39.99. Yu-Gi-Oh! 5D's Duel Transer also comes packaged with the three exclusive trading cards: Closed Forest, Fighter Ape and Roaring Earth.

For more information including trailer and screenshots, please log on to www.konami.com/yugioh.

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