Northamptonshire UK Tuesday 12th May 2009
PDC World Championship Darts 2009 on Wii™ gives you the opportunity to play darts with your family&friends without leaving any holes in the lounge wall.
In the game’s Tournament Mode you can play with up to eight friends challenging each other for the top spot in the PDC Order of Merit, playing as one of 18 Pro Players or as your own custom character.
If you fancy yourself as a bit of an expert, try out the Practice Board with reduced bed sizes and see how close you are to hitting the doubles and becoming a professional.
But if the pressure of the worldwide tournament venues and crowds is too much, then retire to the cosy environment of the well trodden local and play one of the thirteen classic Party Games with the family.
PDC Darts 2009 is now accessible for all the family, whatever ability and whatever age. Both young&old can individually select a dart weight suitable to their throwing power or for a level playing field, change the assist level to influence throwing sensitivity and match their abilities.
PDC World Championship Darts 2009 on Nintendo DS™ and Wii™ is available in all stores on 29th May 2009.
• 3 assist modes ranging from Off to Maximum
• Various dart weights, flights&barrels to counter balance the sensitivity of your throw providing settings suitable for all the family.
• 13 x fun, fast party games for the family including all the classics - Killer, Around the Clock, Knockout, Shanghai, Fives and more.
• Play practice darts in the pub with 2– 4 mates before becoming a Pro.
For more information on PDC Darts go 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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Ruth Fraser/Keiron Fraser/Martyn Robinson
Chaloner Associates Ltd
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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
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