The momentum behind the triumphant return of Panini America’s popular Dragon Ball Z Trading Card Game to the market last fall after 10 years away just keeps building. On the heels of the now-sold-out return release in October came the still-scorching Heroes & Villains update from earlier this month. Today, company officials launched the official website to support a property that continues to make massive strides.
The new website features sections devoted to the basics of game play, product checklists, rules, a store locator, and direct feeds to the Official Panini America Dragon Ball Z Blog and the company’s social media feeds. The site is live now. Be sure to bookmark it and check back often for updates, new-release information, higher-level organized-play plans and more.
We’ve spent the better part of the last month here on the official blog of the Panini America Dragon Ball Z Trading Card Game providing exclusive glimpses of the set in advance of Friday’s highly anticipated release date. But now that release week is finally here, we’re about to ramp up our previewing efforts. Today, we’re giving you the world-premiere first look at the set’s Prizm cards and the Common cards that you haven’t seen yet either here or on one of our partner sites.
Panini America’s Optichrome Prizm technology has taken the sports card world by storm in the last three years, but they’ve never before appeared in a Dragon Ball Z release — until now. Beginning Friday, the Prizm technology will begin gripping the gaming crowd in a big way. One look at the images below and you’ll understand why. Each Starter Deck of the 2014 Dragon Ball Z TCG will include five base Prizm cards and one Prizm Rainbow parallel.
Panini America officials on Wednesday afternoon gave anxiously waiting fans of the company’s upcoming 2014 Dragon Ball Z Trading Card Game plenty of reasons for excitement in the form of three Demo Decks and 75 images previewing the new game set to release on October 17. The three 45-card Demo Decks (included as printable PDFs below) can be used by players to familiarize themselves with the game and to teach others how to play. Fans can access the complete 2014 Dragon Ball Z Trading Card Game Rule Book and the Playmat here. Enjoy the Demo Decks and preview images below.
Check back next week for three additional Demo Decks as well as details on which of our partner sites will also feature card previews.
Panini America, the leading global publisher of licensed sports and entertainment collectibles, announced today that it is bringing the popular Dragon Ball Z card game back to the market for the first time since 2004.
The 2014 edition features more than 200 new cards, reprints of past fan favorites and is completely compatible with the original series. The new game was developed by Panini America Brand Manager Aik Tongtharadol, a former Dragon Ball Z world champion who also worked on the original Dragon Ball Z Trading Card Game, most recently in 2004. Company officials will preview and demo the game to the public for the first time this week during the 2014 Comic-Con International in San Diego; company officials also will distribute one free 2014 Dragon Ball Z Promo card each day of the show (Thursday through Sunday) while supplies last.