NORTHAMPTONSHIRE, UK, July 3rd 2008 – Oxygen Games announced today its line-up of titles due to be released in 2008. The upcoming products continue the publisher’s strategy of creating exciting games for market segments in the mainstream consumer base, from real life simulation and, action adventure, to puzzlers and casual sports titles.
“ Family and social video games continue to increase in popularity with consumers, with retailers starting to offer up more opportunities dedicated to this casual gaming space,” stated Jim Scott, CEO of Oxygen Games™. “ Our autumn and winter 2008 line-up continues our strategy of creating fun and sociable entertainment for this market segment.”
The 2008 line-up for Oxygen Games includes:
My Make-Up™, My Dress-Up™ and My Secret Diary™ (NDS™) – Released October 2008
The first three titles in the new MyGames range are carefully crafted to suit the needs of the young and teenage female gaming market, bringing together personal and friendly content with real-life concepts to provide compelling entertainment for both solo and social play. My Make-Up offers players their very own makeup box on Nintendo DS™. My Dress-Up offers players dressing up, fashion and design for themselves and their friends, with their very own dressing up box. My Secret Diary provides a place to store secrets, keep a journal, have fun with mini-games, or send secret messages and event invitations to keep in touch with friends.
CID The Dummy (PC/PS2®/PSP®/Wii™) – Released October 2008
Join CID The Dummy, an all-new, iconic action hero in an exciting platform adventure. Following a gripping storyline, with high speed crashes, super-powered weaponry, Kung Fu fighting and sophisticated puzzles, CID The Dummy challenges players to believe in themselves, save the world...and the girl!
Pirates: The Key of Dreams (WiiWare™) – Released July 2008
The Key of Dreams is a frantic, nautical shoot-em-up where players sail their way across the Caribbean, cannons blazing, looting booty, running blockades, and ultimately, battling Blackbeard himself. The game also gives players the opportunity to challenge up to three of their scurvy friends or AI opponents in pitched multiplayer battles over 35 levels, across seven themed environments. Choose from different ship types that reflect different play styles. Play in turbo mode if ye be Pirate enough!
Pirates: Duels on the High Seas (NDS™) – Released August 2008
A fun and intuitive navel combat game transporting the player back to a golden age of adventure on the High Seas, encompassing naval battles, running blockades, battling sea monsters, encountering supernatural forces and discovering treasure. Choose a pirate’s life and set sail on a daring voyage of adventure.
PDC World Championship Darts (PSP®/Xbox®360) – Released September 2008
Go head-to-head with the greatest PDC Champions in the year’s most fierce console championship PDC World Championship Darts. This year’s casual sports hit comes to PSP and Xbox 360 – Pure excitement Pure pressure Pure darts!
8Ball All Stars (NDS™) – Released September 2008
Chalk up your cue and challenge your friends anywhere to a head-to-head match, doubles game or just take a break and customize your own table. The game features authentic tables, challenge mode, track record statistics, plus online play and unique ‘Winner Stays On’ mode.
About Oxygen GamesTM
Oxygen GamesTM boasts a broad range of fun & sociable titles to capture the imagination of the emerging games audience. With the focus on all major console platforms, Oxygen’s games are based on mainstream lifestyles and interests, whilst delivering contemporary content featuring sports, music & well known personalities. For more information please visit www.oxygengames.net
Oxygen Games Media Contacts
UK Media Relations for PDC World Championship Darts and Pirates for DS™ and WiiWare™
Johnny Atom Productions
Tel: +44 (0)7867 514554
UK Media Relations for MyGames and CID the Dummy
DD: +44 (0) 1933 446432
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