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The Yu-Gi-Oh! HeroClix Holiday Giveaway

The holiday season is here and with it three lucky Prize Winners will have a chance to win a Holiday Bundle featuring the latest Yu-Gi-Oh! DVD Box Sets; including the newly released Yu-Gi-Oh! Complete Set. Each Winner will also receive The Yu-Gi-Oh! HeroClix Series 2 Factory Set, available only to Sweepstakes Winners!

ENTRY PERIOD: December 20, 2014 – January 2, 2015

Three (3) Prize Winners will each receive a Yu-Gi-Oh! Holiday Bundle including:

• One (1) Yu-Gi-Oh! HeroClix Series 2 Factory Set (ARV $175.00)
• One (1) Yu-Gi-Oh! The Complete Set DVD Box (ARV $229.95)
• One (1) Yu-Gi-Oh! GX Season 1 DVD Box Set (ARV $44.99)
• One (1) Yu-Gi-Oh! Bonds Beyond Time Blu-Ray (ARV $19.97)
Total Prize Value $469.91

NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. Many will enter, three (3) will win. Sweepstakes open to legal U.S. residents of the fifty (50) United States and Washington DC, who are at least 6 years of age at the start of Sweepstakes and have Internet access. Void outside the United States, in Canada, Puerto Rico, and all other U.S. territories and possessions and where prohibited or restricted by law. See Official Rules for full details.

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The Yu-Gi-Oh! Card Wallet Kickstarter Campaign is Live!

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Introducing the world’s finest Yu-Gi-Oh! TCG Card Wallet! Made by fans, for fans – and a Kickstarter exclusive!

When we first asked the Yu-Gi-Oh! community to vote on their favorite card wallet configuration at YuGiOhVote.com, we had no idea how overwhelming the response would be. You voiced your opinion on everything from shape and layout right down to the color, material and extras, and we listened.

Now that the votes have been tallied, you can visit the Yu-Gi-Oh! Card Wallet Kickstarter page to see the winning wallet configuration and pledge your support. Visit early and often – we’ll be posting regular updates and behind-the-scenes looks, plus there are some limited edition tiers that may sell out quickly.

Pledge Now!

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NECA AND 4K MEDIA INC. UNVEIL FIRST EXCLUSIVE Yu-Gi-Oh! LICENSED MERCHANDISE AT COMIC-CON INTERNATIONAL

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Hillside, NJ—July 19, 2013 — Entertainment conglomerate National Entertainment Collectibles Association (NECA), alongside 4K Media Inc., the newly formed wholly-owned subsidiary of Konami Digital Entertainment, Inc. today announced a sneak-peek look at some of the first Yu-Gi-Oh! Trading Card Art branded merchandise at San Diego Comic-Con International.

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“The Yu-Gi-Oh! Trading Card Art merchandise line has been such a blast to create and we are thrilled to finally reveal what the team has been working on,” said Alexis Mueller, Director of Business and Legal Affairs at NECA.

“We’re excited to be able to extend the Yu-Gi-Oh! brand through this appealing new collection from NECA,” said Jennifer Coleman, VP, Licensing & Marketing, 4KMedia. “It’s an important element in the resurgence of the brand and one we know will get both our fans and retailers excited, too.”

The exclusive collectibles and accessories merchandise deal, announced this spring, is a first for the Yu-Gi-Oh! brand targeting the trading card artwork and features action figures, collectible replicas, collectible miniatures games, board games, puzzles, apparel, jewelry, accessories and more.

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The first wave of merchandise is set to launch worldwide, excluding Asia, later this summer. For a special reveal, visit NECA at booth #3145 and Konami at booth #3713 at San Diego Comic-Con now through July 21. Products on display include apparel, bags, keychains, and pins, featuring some of the most well-known and beloved monsters from the Yu-Gi-Oh! trading card game. Additional products will be available this fall.

For more information, visit NECA at www.necaonline.com.

National Entertainment Collectibles Association, Inc.

National Entertainment Collectibles Association Inc. is a media and entertainment company operating in the United States and internationally, with three segments: Consumer Products, Filmed Entertainment and Online Retail/Digital Distribution. NECA is the leading designer, marketer, and worldwide distributor of licensed entertainment consumer goods based on some of the world’s most established and beloved properties, providing products across all consumer categories and distribution channels. Together, NECA’s divisions provide a comprehensive, end-to-end solution to elevate each property, maximizing exposure and reach, while protecting the vision of the creator. As a result of NECA’s singular passion and reverence for the intellectual property backing its products, some of this generation’s most recognized content creators enjoy working with NECA, allowing us to help bring their vision to their audience. For additional information, visit www.necaonline.com.

About 4K Media Inc.

4K Media Inc. is a wholly owned subsidiary of Konami Digital Entertainment, Inc., created to manage the Yu-Gi-Oh! franchise outside of Asia. 4K Media is responsible for brand management, licensing, and marketing of Yu-Gi-Oh!, as well as production and distribution of the Yu-Gi-Oh! television series. The Yu-Gi-Oh! animated franchise, with nearly 600 episodes, consists of the original Yu-Gi-Oh!, Yu-Gi-Oh! 5D’s, Yu-Gi-Oh! GX and Yu-Gi-Oh! ZEXAL, has been translated and broadcast in 90 countries on many of the top leading networks.

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WzKids/NECA & Konami to make the world’s finest card wallet for Yu-Gi-Oh! TCG!

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About The Card Wallet Project

Our goal is to make the world’s finest card wallet specifically for Yu-Gi-Oh! players.

WizKids and its parent company, NECA are currently working with 4K Media Inc., licensor for the Yu-Gi-Oh! franchise, to create innovative and creative Yu-Gi-Oh! licensed merchandise that will hit the market in a few months. We want to include a dynamic card wallet in the product offerings and we need the help of loyal Yu-Gi-Oh! fans like you to make that happen.

Vote Now!

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Tons of Prizes Too!

Throughout the voting period, we’ll be giving away prize packages worth $100 every other day. It’s our way of saying thanks for taking the time to vote! Get the full details and enter to win here.

Once a winner emerges, the card wallet will be available exclusively to those who back it on Kickstarter. As a bonus, there will be additional levels of Kickstarter pledges, including discounts for multiple units (get together with a couple of friends and save!) and some big surprises.

Win Tons of Prizes!

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GAME TIME FOR YU-GI-OH!

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GAME TIME FOR YU-GI-OH!

 

4K Media Inc. Announces WizKids Deal for HeroClix & Dice Building Games Worldwide excluding Asia

 

6 March 2013 – (New York, NY)  4K Media Inc., the newly formed, wholly owned subsidiary of Konami Digital Entertainment, Inc. announced today that it is creating a line of the games using the WizKids HeroClix and Dice Building Game platform, Quarriors, featuring the Yu-Gi-Oh! Classic animated library. Under the agreement, WizKids will produce a line of games based on the beloved animated series that first aired eleven years ago.  The first HeroClix release will feature approximately 50 collectible HeroClix figures released with a two player Starter and Booster expansion packs.  The product is expected to hit the market later this year with additional sets being released throughout 2014.  Yu-Gi-Oh! HeroClix and Dice Building Games will be available at specialty, hobby and comic book stores worldwide excluding Asia.

Mr. Shinichi Hanamoto, chairman and president corporate officer 4K Media Inc. said, “We think the combination of the Yu-Gi-Oh! Classic brand and HeroClix will be a big hit especially in the gaming community who have ardently supported our brand for so many years and who love the HeroClix game play.  It is a terrific opportunity to offer another way to engage our fans.”

Justin Ziran, president of WizKids said “We’re honored to be involved with Yu-Gi-Oh!, such a tremendously successful property with such a long history of success.  We’re excited to offer pre-painted figures of beloved characters to Yu-Gi-Oh! fans around the world.”

The Yu-Gi-Oh! phenomenon swept the US and global markets in 2001 and continues to captivate boys with its best-selling trading card game, animated television series and motion picture releases.

 

 

About 4K Media Inc

4K Media Inc. is a wholly owned subsidiary of Konami Digital Entertainment, Inc., created to manage the Yu-Gi-Oh! franchise outside of Asia. 4K Media is responsible for brand management, licensing, and marketing of Yu-Gi-Oh!, as well as production and distribution of the Yu-Gi-Oh! television series. The Yu-Gi-Oh! animated franchise, with nearly 600 episodes, consists of the original Yu-Gi-Oh!, Yu-Gi-Oh! 5D’s, Yu-Gi-Oh! GX and Yu-Gi-Oh! ZEXAL, has been translated and broadcast in 90 countries on many of the top leading networks.

About WizKids

WizKids/NECA, LLC, a wholly-owned subsidiary of NECA, is a New Jersey-based game developer and publisher dedicated to creating games driven by imagination. WizKids first pioneered the Combat Dial system featured in HeroClix, the most successful collectible miniatures game on the market today, with over 400 million miniature game figures sold worldwide. WizKids continues to produce new proprietary game platforms and properties including the award-winning board game Mage Knight, the groundbreaking Dice Building Game engine used in the critically-acclaimed game Quarriors, as well as the innovative Connect with Pieces puzzle building game platform. For additional information, visit www.wizkidsgames.com.

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For licensing opportunities and information, contact:
Jennifer Coleman 212 591 2120 or jcoleman@4kmedia.com

For Immediate Release
Contact:

Jennifer Coleman, 4K Media Inc.
jcoleman@4kmedia.com
212 590 2120

Leonardo Saraceni, NECA
leos@necaonline.com
908 686 3300(x230)