Upper Deck & Konami Bring Top Players To NYC
June 22, 2003
The world's top players in both the Yu-Gi-Oh! CCG and the Yu-Gi-Oh! video game will meet on August 10 at Madison Square Garden in New York City to determine the The Yu-Gi-Oh! World Championships.
Intergalactic Ninja Back in April
January 27, 2003
The comic book that was originally launched in the 1980s as Zen Intergalactic Ninja , and is now known simply as Zen , returns to the world of comics as a monthly color book debuting with issue #0 in April.
Twelve Weekend Mall Events
January 8, 2003
Upper Deck and Konami are kicking off a twelve-week Yu Gi Oh promotional tour this weekend, with events planned for high-profile malls in nine states.
Where Are All the Kids At?
November 24, 2002
Tim Davis of Alternate Reality in Chicago, Illinois sent us this well-thought-out and impassioned plea for publishers to produce comics that can be sold to young children.
As Promo Incentive
October 14, 2002
Viz Communications has announced that the first issue of its Shonen Jump manga anthology, due out in November, will include an 'ultra-rare' Yu Gi Oh card.
Upper Deck Raises Prices
October 7, 2002
American sales of the Yu Gi Oh CCG hit $17 million in the second quarter of this year, and it is now Upper Deck's largest product line, ahead of its baseball cards.
First Products To Ship in March
January 2, 2002
Upper Deck has announced that it has acquired the license to produce and market the English language version of the Yu Gi Oh CCG , the game that took off when Pokemon declined in Japan.
CCG in Q1
October 9, 2001
Yu-Gi-Oh the anime series (and collectible card game) that trumped Pokemon in Japan, had a very successful debut on Saturday, September 29 on the WB Network, winning its time period handily with a rating of 3.6 and an 18 share among boys 6-11.
Konami To Do The CCG
June 16, 2001
4Kids Entertainment, the company that packaged Pokemon for the U.S. market, is back with another major anime property, Yu-Gi-Oh , the anime/card game that trumped Pokemon in Japan.