The attack of this card is called "Shining Neutron Blast" in the dub while in the Japanese version it is "Shining Burst"「シャイニング・バースト」. The final effect of this card is called "Shining Nova" in both versions. Its negating effect is called "Shining Diffusion" in the dub, while in the original it is "Shining Flare" 「シャイニング・フレア」 .
Kaiba obtains this card and "Pyramid of Light" from Pegasus after he defeats Pegasus. Despite Pegasus protesting that he only made one card (this card) to counter the Egyptian God Cards, Kaiba doesn't believe him and walks away (the extra card ("Pyramid of Light") was planted by Anubis as part of his revenge plan).
Seto Kaiba uses this card during his Duel against Yami Yugi. He Special Summons this card by Tributing "Blue-Eyes Ultimate Dragon". Since Kaiba had five Dragon-type monsters in his Graveyard, this card gains 1500 ATK ("Paladin of White Dragon" was oddly not counted as a dragon type for some reason since it only gained 1500 ATK from the 5 other dragons in the Graveyard). Yami Yugi then activates the effect of "Sorcerer of Dark Magic" to decrease this card's ATK by 1500, but this card's effect negated the effect of "Sorcerer of Dark Magic". This card then attacks and destroys "Sorcerer of Dark Magic". On Kaiba's next turn, he uses this card to attack and destroy "Big Shield Gardna". This card later gained 300 more ATK after "Spear Dragon" was sent to the Graveyard via the last effect of "Card of Demise". Anubis then told Kaiba to defeat Yami Yugi now, but Kaiba wanted a perfect victory by using Yugi's Egyptian Gods against him. Kaiba then activates this card's Shining Nova effect to destroy "Pyramid of Light", but Anubis protected the card as he could not allow "Pyramid of Light" to be destroyed. Anubis then tossed Kaiba aside and took over in his place. Later Yami activates "Monster Reborn" to Special Summon this card from Kaiba's Graveyard to his side of the field. He then activates this card's Shining Nova effect to destroy "Pyramid of Light". This time the "Pyramid of Light" is destroyed due to Yugi Muto exposing the card's weak point.
After Anubis became a giant monster thanks to the jewel piece of the Pyramid of Light, Kaiba gives this card to Yugi and tells him to use it to beat Anubis. Yami Yugi and Yugi summon this card and tell it to destroy Anubis. The monster does so and destroys Anubis for all eternity. Afterwards, this monster destroys itself (according to the Japanese version only).