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PDC World Championship Darts 2009

Official website steps up to the oche.

NORTHAMPTONSHIRE, UK; January 22nd 2009 - Oxygen Games™ would like to announce the launch of the official website for the PDC World Championship Darts 2009 Video Game (coming out on Wii™ and Nintendo DS™) at www.dartsvideogame.com

Live News:

www.dartsvideogame.com is the ultimate source of news, screenshots and information for the best darts game, coming out in Spring 2009. Keep up to date with all current darts news with a live feed of as-it-happens real world darts news from both the PDC and Sky Sports.

Full Events Calendar:

Want to know when the date for any PDC darts event is? There is an updated calendar direct from the official PDC darts website.

Game Information:

The site also provides information on which of the final 18 players have so far have been included into the videogame and a brief profile for them. It currently shows four of the best that have been included (if you hadn’t guessed already from looking at the boxshot!). So you can be one of the first to play the new darts game on Wii or Nintendo DS, there is a pre-order page so you can be the first to get your hands on them.

Darts Forum:

Knowing that darts and videogames fans are passionate and want to be heard, there is a Forum where you can give us advice on what to put into the darts game, or talk about anything to do with darts, or even if you just want to talk about anything else that’s on your mind (within reason of course!)

Win yourself an Xbox®360:

If that wasn’t enough, there is a great competition to win a copy of the previous darts videogame as well as a brand new Xbox®360!

So click on to www.dartsvideogame.com now! Game On!

For more information about The Professional Darts Corporation: http://www.planetdarts.tv/

For more information about Oxygen Games: http://www.oxygengames.net

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About Oxygen Games™

Oxygen Games™ boasts a broad range of fun & sociable titles to capture the imagination of the casual-console 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

About Rebellion

The UK-based computer games super-developer was established in 1992 by brothers Jason and Chris Kingsley. Their first major success was Aliens Vs. Predator™ on PC in 1999, creating game innovations years ahead of their time. As their name suggests, their approach to game production is focused primarily on cross-platform innovation and product quality. Their purchase of the UK sci-fi comic 2000 AD in 2000 and subsequent motion picture productions has provided valuable in-sight and experience in creating its unique product portfolio.

In 2005, Sniper Elite™ was released with Namco and MC2, securing critical acclaim, global sales success and winning the TIGA Award for ‘Best PC/Console Game 2005’. Lauded as ‘The Gran Turismo of war games' by the gaming press, it has built upon the collection of Rebellion® owned IPs, which includes World War Zero® and the 2000 AD character Rogue Trooper®..

In the summer of 2006, Rebellion® purchased the Core Design studios, responsible for the Lara Croft - Tomb Raider series and Strangelite studios in Liverpool. These acquisitions established the company as one of the biggest and most innovative studios within the European development community.

From July to December 2006, Rebellion® won ‘Most Improved Developer’ at the Develop Industry Excellence Awards, was nominated for two BAFTA awards for Best Character and Best Screenplay for Rogue Trooper® and won the TIGA Awards for ‘Best Developer’ and ‘Best Hand-held and console game’ for Miami Vice: The Game.

2007 was Rebellion’s 15th anniversary and saw the company acquire the Awesome Studio from Ignition in March increasing its staff to 280 personnel. 2007 saw the release of the global hits; The Simpsons Game with EA on PlayStation®2 & PSP & Wii™, Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix with EA on PlayStation®PSP, Star Wars: Renegade Squadron with LucasArts on PlayStation®PSP, Aliens Vs. Predator: Requiem with Sierra on PlayStation®PSP and finally Rebellion’s own brand Free Running® with Reef Entertainment on PlayStation®2 & PSP.

2008 sees the long-awaited move to the purpose built Studio in Oxford, Next-Gen project announcements and the fruition of Rebellion’s ambitious plans.

The Develop 100 2008 rankings saw Rebellion rise to No.16, making the studio the No.1 Independent Developer in Europe.

About Abdução

Abdução is a Brazilian independent game developer based in São Paulo. Founded in 2003, Abdução began as an animation company, but quickly changed its focus to game development. In 2004 partnering with Greenland Studios and Instituto Rukha, Abdução started developing its first title an action adventure on PC called Evolution.

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