Konami Digital Entertainment, Inc. has announced that it is taking control of “all operational and business aspects” of the Yu-Gi-Oh! Trading Card Game, effective immediately. This includes distribution and customer support, which were previously handled by Upper Deck, which was Konami’s exclusive distributor for the Yu-Gi-Oh! TCG here. Yu Gi Oh! is the #2 CCG in the
Konami began operating in the tabletop game space directly in the
We’ve also received word that Upper Deck has filed suit for $75 million against Konami in Nevada District Court.
Konami is in a similar position to Nintendo and Pokemon