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  • 06Apr

    A Pokémon Black & White TCG expansion

    There’s now a Pokémon Black & White TCG expansion. In it, there are over 70 never-before-seen Pokémon from the newly explored Unova region, including new starter Pokémon Snivy, Tepig, and Oshawott, as well as powerful new Pokémon like Zoroark, Galvantula, Reuniclus! The new expansion is battle-ready containing over 110 cards which includes the Legendary Reshiram and Zekrom, both with new art covering the entire card. There will be three Pokémon TCG: Black & White theme decks arriving in stores nationwide today. Each theme deck- Green Tornado, Red Frenzy, and Blue Assault includes a special code to unlock an identical digital deck in the recently announced Pokémon TCGO: Trainer Challenge Online! You’ll be able to use any of the three brand-new decks to battle against fourteen virtual TCG players in three lLeagues. Pokémon TCGO: Trainer Challenge launches this month at www.pokemontcg.com. In addition, 10-card booster packs for the new expansion will

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  • 29Mar

    New Phyrexia Set Release Date Announced

    “The Great Work is Complete,” said Grand Cenobite Elesh Norn. “The stain of imperfection which is Mirrodin has been scourged and in its place we have shaped the face of New Phyrexia.” The New Phyrexia set for Magic: the Gathering will be released on May 13, 2011. This is 3 of 3 in the Scars of Mirrodin block. Keep an eye out for pre-launch events happening in the week before launch (May 7 & 8). Check out the trailer:

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  • 17Jan

    A Look At: Ghost Watch Online

    Ghost Watch is an up and coming TCG/MMORPG (An MMORPG with it’s combat centered around your deck of cards, similar to Kingdom Hearts: Chain of Memories or Lost Kingdoms for the GameCube) created and developed by NCore, Inc. While most MMO’s are less focused on strategy nowadays, and more about having the correct equipment while mindlessly spamming the same few abilities, Ghost Watch hopes to offer a more strategic approach to the genre, while quickening the battle pace of most online games as well. It also hopes to reach fans of traditional card games, such as Magic: The Gathering and Yu Gi Oh., greatly widening it’s appeal to a large variety of gamers, and tabletop gamers alike. The story centers around your character, a “Ghost Watcher” (a summoner of sorts) who must protect the world you reside in from with the help of powerful creatures you summon through cards. Unlike

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  • 13Jan

    Dallas is Home to the 2011 Yu-Gi-Oh! Championship Series

    Konami recently announced that they’re bringing the Yu-Gi-Oh! Championship Series (YCS) to the Dallas-Fort Worth area in 2011. Hundreds of Yu-Gi-Oh! TCG Duelists will be fiercely battling at the Arlington Convention Center this February 12th and 13th, hoping to become the Champion of this Yu-Gi-Oh! TCG event. Many will enter, but only one will win it all! This event marks the tournament debut of February’s highly-anticipated Storm of Ragnarok card set. This set introduces new monsters from the past into Duelists’ Decks, including the Viking gods – Odin, Thor, and Loki – and the Legendary Six Samurai from the far east. In Dallas, Duelists will be able to see how these new monsters fare against the top decks from 2010, like the sword-wielding X-Sabers and the high-flying Blackwing monsters. Pre-registration runs from 3:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. Friday, February 11th and resume promptly at 8:00 a.m. on Saturday, February 12th.

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  • 29Dec

    New Nightfall card – Enraged Wight

    We have a new preview from the folks at Nightfall. The next card for preview is the Enraged Wight. This was actually voted on by fans of the Nightfall facebook page. So here is the breakdown of the Enraged Wight card. He looks pretty angry! “Enraged Wight is interestingly enough the only ghoul minion in the base set! There is an action that features ghouls, but as of yet ghoul activity isn’t as widespread as that of the vampires and werewolves, but one might expect that to change as expansions release… Enraged Wight  is another of the starter deck cards and as such only links to his own color, and features a self-removal trait and the chain effect to inflict a direct 1 damage straight to your opponent. He has two strength, more than Charlotte did, which can also damage the opponent if he gets through to them. He wields

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  • 29Dec

    Date set for release of Duelist Pack: Yusei 3

    Konami has announced the latest deck in the Yu-Gi-Oh! series has a release date. Duelist Pack: Yusei 3 is based on the newest season of the television series and will be out on January 5th. The deck includes 8 brand new cards, four new monsters, two new spell cards, and two new traps. Duelist Pack: Yusei 3 – 30-card set includes: 17 Common Cards (4:1) Seven Rare Cards (1:1) Four Super Rare Cards (1:5) Two Ultra Rare Cards (1:15) Each pack comes with five of these Game Cards, plus one Strategy Tip Card

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  • 21Dec

    Nightfall Charlotte Reyes preview

    Due to the lunar eclipse last night, Nightfall thought to send us a surprise preview. The special preview describes the card Charlotte Reyes. One of the amazing illustrations that I pointed out in the last article. “Charlotte Reyes. She’s one of the starting deck cards. 12 cards for every player, 2 each of 6 minions. Each of the 6 represents one of the colors in the game, and only chains to its own color. You’ll notice her “In Play” effect. It is shared by all of the starter cards, essentially if she comes into play, whenever she is destroyed or discarded she removes herself from the game. This way your deck automatically thins out your starting cards as you build up your functioning deck from the cards you buy. You’ll also note her zero Influence cost and that her name is in gold, these are just reminders that she’s a

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  • 20Dec

    Control minions of the night in Nightfall

    Nightfall is a brand new deckbuilding card game to add to your collection from Alderac Entertainment Group. The game will be released in early 2011. In Nightfall, players will compete to control all the creatures of the night. Werewolves, vampires, ghouls, and more will be used to gain control of the land. The official site will have more information on Nightfall as it gets closer to release. But for now, join their facebook to have a chance to own Nightfall before it comes out via the “First 100 days” content. Nightfall uses a chaining mechanic for play. Each card has a main color and two linking colors. Match the main color of a card to one of the linking colors and those cards can chain together. The object of Nightfall is to put wounds into your opponents’ decks and end the game with the least amount of wounds. Every day

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  • 25Aug

    Konami provides official protective sleeves

    Who knew that protective card sleeves were so important? I play TCGs and don’t have a single one in a protective sleeve. But maybe if the sleeves were as cool as the ones Konami made for their Yu-Gi-Oh! Trading Card Game. The sleeves help you protect your cards from damage. In the heat of battle, anything can happen. Duelists can get upset in defeat and lash out and you want to make sure your card doesn’t get ripped. On September 14th, the 50 sleeve pack will be available. The cost is $3.99. A small price to pay for perfect fighting cards.

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  • 20Aug

    USA beats Japan in Pokemon World Championships

    The Pokemon World Championships was last week where over 375 players from 25 countries battled it out with their Pokemon. In the end, only five remained and were crowned World Champions. The Pokémon Company International announced today its 2010 World Champions: Junior TCG World Champion Yuka Furusawa from Japan and Junior video game World Champion Shota Yamamoto from Japan; Senior TCG World Champion Jacob Lesage from Canada and Senior video game World Champion Ray Rizzo from the United States; and Masters TCG World Champion Yuta Komatsuda from Japan. TCG and video game players competed in the World Championships. All of them had to be invited to the event where players won custom DSi XL systems, trophies, vacations and over $100,000 in scholarships. Moral of story? Get your kid into Pokemon! “We are so proud of all the players who competed in another exciting Pokémon World Championships, and we want to

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