Meet the new Yu-Gi-Oh!™ Gang!

Konami Digital Entertainment GmbH has announced its first Yu-Gi-Oh!™ title for 2009, in the form of Yu-Gi-Oh! 5D’s Stardust Accelerator– World Championship 2009 for Nintendo DS scheduled for release in 2nd Quarter 2009.

The first game based on the new Yu-Gi-Oh! 5D’s TV show, the DS game allows up to four players to compete within two distinctly different ways. The‘Story Mode’ lets single players explore the world of Yu-Gi-Oh! 5D’s world and meet its all-new dueling stars in a series of thrilling card games. Secondly, Yu-Gi-Oh! 5D’s Stardust Accelerator– World Championship 2009 will act as the basis for 2009’s Yu-Gi-Oh! World Championship, and boasts an enhanced dueling system, larger card images and more cards than ever before– with 2500 in total.

Both game modes feature new characters and settings from the Yu-Gi-Oh! 5D’s show, with Yu-Gi-Oh! 5D’s Stardust Accelerator– World Championship 2009 acting as the definitive simulation of the Trading Card Game for Nintendo DS. The game world is brought to vivid life with all new 3D character images, while the 2500 cards span Booster and Structure Decks from the Trading Card Game, allowing users to assemble powerful decks from the cards available.

As has become traditional, Yu-Gi-Oh! 5D’s Stardust Accelerator– World Championship 2009 will also be released with three official Trading Cards inside the box.

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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 Stardust Accelerator– World Championship 2009 will be released for Nintendo DS in 2nd Quarter 2009. For more information, please contact, please contact Steve Merrett at Voltage PR on 020 7903 5122 or email steve@voltagepr.com. Assets can be found at www.voltagepr.com.


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