Konami Digital Entertainment GmbH unveils official video game of the 2008 Yu-Gi-Oh! World Championship Tournament

Konami Digital Entertainment GmbH has announced it will launch Yu-Gi-Oh! World Championship 2008 for Nintendo DS in March, with the game recognised as the official video game of the forthcoming Yu-Gi-Oh! World Championship.

A perfect recreation of the ever-popular Trading Card Game, Yu-Gi-Oh! World Championship 2008 allows users to hone their dueling skills using over 2,000 monster, trap and spell cards and faithfully reproduced structure decks from the official card game. Similarly, the social elements of the Trading Card Game are also highlighted, with the ability to compete against players all over the world via the handheld’s wireless and Wi-Fi facilities. A voice chat system will also allow users to converse directly before a duel begins.

Yu-Gi-Oh! World Championship 2008 features an all-new single player mode – Duel World Mode. Set within a realm where the monsters live, the Duel World provides a new environment wherein players can tackle various puzzles and witness key events. Also new are Tag Duels for up to four players via the Nintendo Wi-Fi Connection or local wireless, a first on Nintendo DS!

The title features an optimised duel interface, and each duel is brought to vivid life with great new cut-scenes featuring the stars of the animated Yu-Gi-Oh! TV series. In keeping with previous Konami titles, Yu-Gi-Oh! World Championship 2008 comes with three limited edition Yu-Gi-Oh! cards for use in the Trading Card Game.