13 th June 2012, Brussels - Konami Digital Entertainment, Inc. is proud to announce the launch of Yu-Gi-Oh! BAM, an exclusive Facebook game new to the Yu-Gi-Oh! franchise.

Following months of development and a successful open beta phase, Yu-Gi-Oh! BAM is ready for public release. An entirely new and exclusive Facebook game, Yu-Gi-Oh! BAM combines the most popular elements of the Yu-Gi-Oh! franchise with the social gaming platform of the moment. The core elements of Yu-Gi-Oh!, including specialist cards, dueling and strategy remain central to BAM, but are further enhanced by a social media channel that allows for an accessible and intense gaming experience.

The game’s leading developer has expressed his certainty in Yu-Gi-Oh! BAM’s broad appeal stating: ‘Yu-Gi-Oh! has been popular across the world for many years but we thought it was time to bring it to a new audience. We created Yu-Gi-Oh! BAM as an intuitive, fast-paced Facebook game that is accessible to everyone – existing fans, gamers and even those with no past experience of either!’

This exciting new game includes a compelling storyline, over 300 specially modified cards and the unique opportunity for players to duel their friends. An intense and addictive burst of fun, players will have the chance to progress smoothly through challenging levels set against a number of intricately designed backdrops. Tutorials provide useful hints and tips whilst various Power-Ups and rewards can be used to further the player’s progress in the game.

To ensure the player is always fully prepared for battle against both in-game opponents and friends, Yu-Gi-Oh! BAM boasts a number of deck building functions. A player can either create his own personalized deck from the cards available or use the Insta-Deck function to generate automatically the best deck for the duel. With all these features Yu-Gi-Oh! BAM remains simple, engaging and accessible… Just hit BAM and let the duel commence!

An addictive new Yu-Gi-Oh! game for the social networking era, Yu-Gi-Oh! BAM is waiting to be played at

About Konami Group

Konami Digital Entertainment, Inc. (KDEI), a wholly owned subsidiary of Konami Corporation (NYSE: KNM), is a leading global developer, publisher and manufacturer of electronic entertainment properties and traditional trading card games. Konami's hugely popular Yu-Gi-Oh! Trading card game has sold over 25 billion cards, making it the best-selling trading card game in the Guinness World Records. Konami is also home to popular software franchises including Metal Gear Solid®, Silent Hill®, Dance Dance Revolution® and Castlevania®, among other top sellers.




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