NORTHAMPTONSHIRE, UK Thurs 26th February 2009
Think you know darts? Well step up to the Forum Oche, fire your opinions and let’s see how much you really do know!
We know that darts fans and gamers are passionate and want to be heard – well now there’s a place you can let us, and every other dart fan in the world know what you think! Not just about the new Darts game coming out on Wii™ and Nintendo DS™ but anything to do with Darts!
On the forum you have a chance to give us advice on what to put into the darts game, talk about anything to do with darts, or even if just want to talk about anything else that’s on your mind (within reason of course!)
And that’s not all. Time to time we are going to have guest celebrities on the forum such as Taylor, Barney, Wade, Mardle, Jenkins, Part and many more! So feel free to post your questions on the “Ask the Pros” Forum to these guys and we’ll make sure they let you know what they think!
So now you have a chance to talk about your favourite sport with many other darts fans and the pros so what are you waiting for? Check out www.dartsvideogame.com and click on “Forum” to chat Darts all day and night!
For more information about The Professional Darts Corporation: http://www.planetdarts.tv/
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About Oxygen Games™
Oxygen GamesTM 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
The UK-based computer games super-developer was established in 1992 by brothers Jason and Chris Kingsley. Their first major success was Aliens Vs. PredatorTM 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.
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