Beast battlers and DS trading card readers

By Spencer . June 27, 2007 . 5:56am


Konami is prepping another trading card game for the Nintendo DS and it has nothing to do with Yu-Gi-Oh. Juushinden: Ultimate Beast Battlers is a newly developed series where players create and battle with a deck of forty cards. Instead of playing with a deck of virtual trading cards, Juushinden: Ultimate Beast Battlers has players scan tangible cards into the game. The magic reader plugs into the DS’s Game Boy Advance cartridge slot and it deciphers what card you scanned in.


Like the Eye of Judgment, Juushinden: Ultimate Beast Battlers has many challenges to overcome. Can the computer AI “know” (tell?) if you are searching through your deck for the perfect counter attack? And more importantly, what is in place to stop people from printing out their own cards?

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