Upper Deck announces Release Dates
At the American International
Toy Fair 2004, being held Feb. 15-18, 2004 (right now),
Upper Deck announced the following details about more
collectible tins and the next Yu Gi Oh booster
EVOLUTION STARTER DECKS (February)
Bringing the Yu-Gi-Oh! TRADING CARD GAME onto the next
level, the Yugi and Kaiba Evolution Starter Decks are
the newest addition to the Yu-Gi-Oh!
TRADING CARD GAME line-up. These evolved Decks provide
Duelists with many staple cards in their quest to be
"The King of Games." With over five billion cards
already sold worldwide, mass market media support and
the Yu-Gi-Oh! TV program ranks as the top rated show on
KidsWB!, these Starter Decks will undoubtedly be the
hottest items in the youth market.
INVASION OF CHAOS BOOSTER (March)
Invasion of Chaos expands on the relationship between
Spell Cards and Trap Cards. Duelists will need to use
their skills to their utmost to take advantage of the
sophisticated new cards that use the ever-present
interaction between Spells and Traps to generate
powerful new effects. Old friends like Battle Ox and
Dark Magician come back in exciting new forms with
mind-blowing artwork showing the fantastic monsters of
the invading forces of Chaos.
ANCIENT SANCTUARY BOOSTER (July)
Ancient Sanctuary is the highly-anticipated Booster that
will even out the playing field in the world of the
Yu-Gi-Oh! TRADING CARD GAME. Look for Ancient Sanctuary
to be a great hit just before the Yu-Gi-Oh! TRADING CARD
GAME World Championships.
COLLECTIBLE TINS (October)
The award winning tins are back in 2004 with all new
tin artwork and variant cards. Yu-Gi-Oh! TRADING CARD
GAME Collectible Tins deliver Booster Packs and Variant
cards in various tins.
UDE will launch the new Yu-Gi-Oh! TRADING CARD GAME
Duelist League throughout major retail and hobby
stores across North America in February.
The new league will include new tournament programs, and
the release of new cards for Duelists to use to combat
their opponents decks as they earn cool limited edition
promotional foil cards. The Duelist League program will
be appear in Toys R Us, Wal-Mart, Hastings,
Books-A-Million, and Meijer retail and hobby store