Now Live: Panini America Launches New Website for Dragon Ball Z TCG

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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.

Panini America Offers New FAQ, Final Batch of Images for 2014 Dragon Ball Z TCG

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It’s been a glorious week on the Dragon Ball Z front as Panini America’s triumphant reintroduction of the popular Trading Card Game has been met with rave reviews and passionate participation from all over North America. Today, we’re bringing you another batch of must-see images, including all of the preview images that we  provided to our partner sites (at DBZ Top Tier, DBZ Fanatics, Retro DBZ and the Panini DBZ Facebook News Page), San Diego Comic-Con Promo Card images and more.

But before we get to the images, our very own Aik Tongtharadol has provided an all-new FAQ document that addresses many of the questions that have come up in this first week of release. Enjoy and stay tuned to the Official Blog of Panini America Dragon Ball Z for additional coverage.

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Panini America Breaks 24-Pack DBZ Booster; Offers Release-Day FAQs

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The big day has arrived. Finally, Panini America’s 2014 Dragon Ball Z Trading Card Game is live. The triumphant return of the iconic TCG brings with it immense excitement and anticipation. Today, we’re here to fuel that excitement with a gallery that takes you pack-by-pack through one 24-pack Booster Box. We’ll follow up next week with a comprehensive video starring game creator Aik Tongtharadol to discuss some of the highlights from the first full weekend of release.

In fact, it was Tongtharadol and our development team who fashioned a must-read list of release-day FAQs to help veterans and newcomers alike. So we’ll lead with that. Stick around after reading the FAQs for the pack-by-pack gallery.

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Panini America Sneaks a Peek at 2014 Dragon Ball Z TCG Prizms, Commons and More

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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.

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Panini Releases New Demo Decks, Card Images for 2014 DBZ TCG

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Hot on the heels of last week’s world premiere reveal of the first three Demo Decks and 75 card images from Panini America’s upcoming 2014 Dragon Ball Z Trading Card Game, company officials on Tuesday afternoon provided a new installment to keep enthusiasts busy between now and when the game releases on October 17. Today, the company released Demo Decks featuring Orange Goku, Namekian Piccolo and Black Krillin. Those three decks can be accessed as printable PDFs using the links below.

Accompanying today’s Demo Deck releases are must-see images featuring all 75 cards comprising the three respective decks. Panini America will release additional card previews in the coming weeks here on Panini America Dragon Ball Z; fans can also look for exclusive images to be previewed on partner sites Retro DBZ, DBZ Top Tier and DBZ Fanatics. Until then, check out the new Demo Decks and card previews after the jump.

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Panini America Shares Demo Decks, New Images for 2014 DBZ TCG

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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.

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Panini America Unveils Release Date, Rule Book, Playmat for 2014 Dragon Ball Z Card Game

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While the gaming community continues anticipating the celebrated return of the Dragon Ball Z Trading Card Game, officials inside Panini America are steadfastly putting the finishing touches on the 2014 Dragon Ball Z Trading Card in preparation for an October 17 release. Up until now, product information has been a closely guarded secret. But with release coming roughly five weeks from now, it’s time to start sharing all of the juicy details.

Today, that process begins in earnest. Not only have we already given you the official release date (October 17), but we’re also providing the official 2014 Dragon Ball Z Rule Book and a Starter Playmat to help you get the gaming juices flowing. Both of those assets can be accessed by clicking the respective links below after the jump. Stay tuned next week when we start previewing some must-see new promo card images.

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A Legend Returns: Panini America Bringing Back Popular Dragon Ball Z Card Game

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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.

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