NORTHAMPTONSHIRE, ENGLAND, October 18th 2007 - Following on from the ten current darts legends which were included in 2006's PDC World Championship Darts and which are also present in this year's game, Oxygen Games are proud to announce the introduction of an additional six darts professionals in PDC World Championship Darts 2008, releasing on PlayStation® 2, Wii and PC in January 2008.
The six new players are:
Terry "The Bull" Jenkins, who has moved up to fourth in the world rankings after reaching the finals of four major ranking tournaments in the past year.
Ronnie 'The Rocket' Baxter, the two-time World Championship runner-up and former World Matchplay finalist.
Andy 'The Hammer' Hamilton, who joined the professional circuit in 2004 and has since soared up the PDC rankings to reach the World Championship and World Matchplay semi-finals as well as winning his first Pro Tour event in Gibraltar at the beginning of 2007.
Andy 'Rocky' Jenkins, currently the highest ranked player in the PDC who has yet to appear in a major final, and a semi-finalist at the 2007 World Championship.
Kevin "The Artist" Painter, who lost in a sudden-death leg to Phil Taylor in the final of the 2004 World Championship after leading 4-1 in one of the sport's greatest games.
Roland Scholten, "The Flying Dutchman" who won the 2004 UK Open and was runner-up in the 2006 Premier League Darts.
To recap, the six brand new professionals are:
Ronnie 'The Rocket' Baxter, Andy 'The Hammer' Hamilton, Andy 'Rocky' Jenkins, Terry 'The Bull' Jenkins, Kevin 'The Artist' Painter and Roland 'The Flying Dutchman' Scholten.
About PDC World Championship Darts 2008
Go head-to-head with the greatest PDC Champions and be part of the year's most fierce console Championship with PDC World Championship Darts 2008, releasing on Wii
PlayStation®2 and PC.
Starring even more Champions, the full line up of electrifying tournaments, exceptional graphic enhancements, even more play modes and additional formats - PDC World Championship Darts is back for 2008. Calling on darts, sports and Wii fans PDC World Championship Darts 2008 is bringing the spectacle and excitement of the nation's best loved sport to your home in January 2008.
PDC World Championship Darts 2008 - Pure excitement, Pure pressure, Pure Darts - Game On!
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Mere Mortals was founded in June 1999 by industry veterans of all leading and retro platforms, David Jeffries & Graeme Love, and has grown to become a fully realised team of 36 highly skilled craftspeople. Mere Mortals is an accomplished multiplatform developer, creating products for handhelds as well as all generations of console. In addition, the company invests heavily in its own engine and technology, utilising all leading tools and packages in creating its games.
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