Konami Details New World Championship Yu-Gi-Oh! Title for Nintendo DS

January 8, 2010

Konami Details New World
Championship Yu-Gi-Oh! Title for Nintendo DS

Duelists at the ready!

Konami Digital Entertainment GmbH
has announced it will release Yu-Gi-Oh! 5D’s World Championship 2010: Reverse of
Arcadia for Nintendo DS in March.

Designed as the ultimate incarnation
of the Yu-Gi-Oh! TRADING CARD GAME for Nintendo DS, Yu-Gi-Oh! 5D’s World
Championship 2010: Reverse of Arcadia marries intricate storylines and new
gameplay features making for the most detailed and exhaustive Yu-Gi-Oh!
experience on this platform to date.

Yu-Gi-Oh! 5D’s World Championship
2010: Reverse of Arcadia’s story mode continues a story arch from the animated
series detailing the reprise of the Dark Signers and their quest for supremacy
over New Domino City. Following their banishment to the Underworld, these
Earthbound Immortals will stop at nothing to overthrow the rule of New Domino
City and destroy its neighboring Satellite. Thus, in a quest to defeat them,
players can enlist the help of some of their favorite characters from the Yu-Gi-Oh!
universe.

The DS game game spans a number of
strong game modes, inviting users to compete in story mode or enjoy a free duel
mode against Jack, Yusei or any of 20 new characters as players take on the Dark
Signers in an epic battle to settle the score between light and dark.

Yu-Gi-Oh! 5D’s World Championship
2010: Reverse of Arcadia expands on gameplay features to make this the biggest
Yu-Gi-Oh! game with the most robust feature set imaginable. Players now have
access to 3,500 cards – including cards from the Absolute Powerforce series – to
compete against friends with or players worldwide via Wi-Fi. A new Rating System
which shows the strength of the players can be viewed via the Wi-Fi Connection.
When the Rating Number becomes a certain number, challenges like ‘Win Three
times in a row” arise, making the battles even hotter. The new Wi-Fi ranking
system tracks the win percentages against other duelists worldwide by elevating
and decreasing their ranking based on the strength of opponents.

In addition for Turbo Dueling, a new
rule – ‘Speed World 2’ – a wealth of SP-Magic cards have also been added. In
‘Race’ games, the race mechanics have been enhanced to include obstacles, hidden
pathways, and collection points. In Story Mode, puzzles that use gimmicks
related to the maps have been implemented. Using the Duelist calculator, players
of the Yu-Gi-Oh! TRADING CARD GAME can quickly and accurately calculate life
points, judge dice, and coins while battling opponents!

Yu-Gi-Oh! 5D’s World Championship
2010: Reverse of Arcadia includes three exclusive trading cards in package.