Yu-Gi-Oh! GX The Beginning of Destiny Available Now
Company: Konami
EL SEGUNDO, Calif. - January 24, 2008 - Konami Digital Entertainment, Inc. today announced that its latest offering in the popular Yu-Gi-Oh! franchise, Yu-Gi-Oh! GX The Beginning of Destiny, is now available in retail stores nationwide. Based on the Yu-Gi-Oh! GX series,,The Beginning of Destiny is published exclusively for the PlayStation®2 computer entertainment system.

Continuing a long-standing tradition of events, the Duel Academy is holding a Tag Duel Tournament, and students are hastily searching for the right partner to guarantee victory. As a transfer student who has just joined the Academy, players will go head to head against the best duelists in Duel Academy, building up trust and friendship in order to find the right partner for the Tag Duel Tournament. In this tournament, compatibility with your partner and your dueling spirit determines whether or not you find true friendship and unity at Duel Academy!

Yu-Gi-Oh! GX The Beginning of Destiny includes more than 2,400 cards allowing for new decks and dueling strategies. In addition to head-to-head combat, players can also connect online to duelists playing Yu-Gi-Oh! GX Tag Force 2 for the PSP® (PlayStation®Portable) system to battle more characters and collect more cards. The Beginning of Destiny also includes three exclusive and playable trading cards for players to collect.

Yu-Gi-Oh! GX The Beginning of Destiny is rated "E" for Everyone by the ESRB and sells at a suggested retail price of $29.99. For more information, visit the website at www.konami.com.

About Konami
Konami is a leading developer, publisher and manufacturer of electronic entertainment properties. Konami's titles include the popular franchises Metal Gear Solid®, Silent Hill®, DanceDanceRevolution® and Castlevania®, among other top sellers. The latest information about Konami can be found on the Web at www.konami.com. KONAMI CORPORATION is a publicly traded company based in Tokyo, Japan with subsidiary offices, Konami Digital Entertainment Co., Ltd. in Tokyo, Japan, Konami Digital Entertainment, Inc. in the United States and Konami Digital Entertainment GmbH in Frankfurt, Germany. KONAMI CORPORATION is traded in the United States on the New York Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol KNM. Details of the products published by Konami can be found at www.konami.com.

About Sony Computer Entertainment America Inc.
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About the PSP® (PlayStation® Portable) system
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