Yu-Gi-Oh Worldwide Edition ships

Konami of America, Inc. announced today that Yu-Gi-Oh! Worldwide Edition: Stairway to the Destined Duel for GBA has shipped to retail outlets nationwide. The latest installment in the Yu-Gi-Oh! video game series, Worldwide Edition "brings to life the enormously popular Yu-Gi-Oh! Trading Card Game with stunning accuracy. Worldwide Edition features more than 1,000 game cards and updated Trading Card Game rules. As an added bonus Worldwide Edition comes with three powerful limited-edition Trading Game Cards only available with the game: Harpie's Feather Duster, Sinister Serpent and Valkyrion The Magna Warrior". Best Price: $34.98.
KONAMI SHIPS YU-GI-OH!™ WORLDWIDE EDITION: STAIRWAY TO THE DESTINED DUEL FOR NINTENDO GAME BOY® ADVANCE REDWOOD CITY, CA - April 15, 2003 - Leading video game publisher Konami of America, Inc., a subsidiary of Konami Corporation (NYSE: KNM), announced today that Yu-Gi-Oh!™ Worldwide Edition: Stairway to the Destined Duel for Nintendo Game Boy® Advance has shipped to retail outlets nationwide. The latest installment in the best-selling Yu-Gi-Oh!™ video game series, Worldwide Edition brings to life the enormously popular Yu-Gi-Oh!™ Trading Card Game with stunning accuracy. Worldwide Edition features more than 1,000 game cards and updated Trading Card Game rules. As an added bonus Worldwide Edition comes with three powerful limited-edition Trading Game Cards only available with the game: Harpie's Feather Duster, Sinister Serpent and Valkyrion The Magna Warrior. The first handheld Yu-Gi-Oh!™ video game to feature a single-player adventure mode, Worldwide Edition brings players to Battle City, an exciting metropolis that hosts the ultimate Yu-Gi-Oh!™ tournament. Players progress through the game by visiting various neighborhoods as well as interacting with city dwellers and challenging characters from the popular TV series in order to win the championship. By supporting English, French, Spanish, German, Japanese and Italian, players from around the globe can link up and compete against one another. For an added edge, virtual duelists can collect cards from over 20 types of booster packs, import cards from the official Trading Card Game or trade cards with friends as they attempt to build an unbeatable deck. Yu-Gi-Oh!™ Worldwide Edition: Stairway to the Destined Duel is rated E for Everyone and is available at an SRP of $34.99. About Yu-Gi-Oh! Konami has shipped a combined total of 3.1 million units of the enormously popular Yu-Gi-Oh! videogames in North America since the series’ debut in March 2002. Konami has released four Yu-Gi-Oh! videogames that have each consistently ranked in the Top 3 of their respective sales charts according to industry analyst NPD TRST; Yu-Gi-Oh! Forbidden Memories for Sony PlayStation®, Yu-Gi-Oh! Forbidden Memories Premium Edition for Sony PlayStation®, Yu-Gi-Oh! Dark Duel Stories for Nintendo Game Boy® Color™ and Yu-Gi-Oh! The Eternal Duelist Soul for Nintendo Game Boy® Advance™. The games are recognized for accurately capturing the deeply strategic and challenging gameplay of the mega-popular Yu-Gi-Oh! Trading Card Game. The Yu-Gi-Oh! franchise is based on the “Yu-Gi-Oh!” comic series from artist Kazuki Takahashi that first appeared in Japan in 1996. The comic spawned a hit cartoon TV show, a top-selling collectible card game, several videogames and other licensed merchandise. Yu-Gi-Oh! follows the adventures of Yugi, a young boy who possesses the “Millennium Puzzle” that allows him to transform into the “Game King” whenever he is challenged. 4Kids Entertainment Inc. manages the merchandising and television rights to Yu-Gi-Oh! in the United States. The animated series, Yu-Gi-Oh! King of Games is broadcast 11-times per week on Kids WB.